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Sdumiso Tshuma (in black) one of the deisgners showcasing at the Durban Fashion Fair.

Byo designers leave for Durban Fashion Fair

By Senzeni Ncube THREE Bulawayo-based fashion designers are set to represent  Zimbabwe at the annual Durban Fashion Fair. The fashion event will run from August 27 to August 29. Durban Fashion Fair is one of the leading fashion events in Africa which has become of the ...

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Titanic music composer James Horner dies

James Horner, the Hollywood composer who wrote the score for the Oscar-winning film hit Titanic, has died in a California plane crash aged 61. A trained pilot, he is reported to have been alone aboard a small private plane which crashed north of Santa Barbara ...

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Katlego Danke speaking at the launch of the movie trailer in Bulawayo on Monday. Pic: Crispen Ndlovu

SA actors land roles in local movie

A LOCAL film production, Ziyanda which features prominent South African actors Monday previewed its promotional trailer with the shoot expected to kick-off in August. The feature film, which is centred on human trafficking features award winning South African actress Katlego Danke, Rhythm City’s Zintle Ncipha ...

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Big Nuz Byo show back on

By Samantha Ndebele South African Kwaito group, Big Nuz, are set to hold two shows in the country, to compensate for their earlier show which was cancelled due to the Xenophobic attacks that rocked South Africa. The multi-award winning group from Durban, will perform in Beitbridge ...

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Nobuntu to tour Czech Republic

ONE of Bulawayo’s all female ensembles Nobuntu are scheduled for a debut tour in Czech Republic capital next month. The five member group has over the years been attempting to revive the imbube genre within the country and abroad. In an interview with Radio Dialogue, ...

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ZIMA scouts for adjudicators

The Zimbabwe Music Awards(Zima) says it is looking for music experts to sit for this year’s adjudication panel. In an intervview, Zima public relations and marketing executive, Farai Chapoterera said they are scouting for different panelists who have knowledge in the music industry. “We are ...

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YA FM launches online campaign

YaFM, Zvishavane’s first commercial radio station, has launched an online media campaign to create  awareness  about the new station. According to Munyaradzi Hwengwere, Ray of Hope chairperson, the campaign is expected to run for a period of three months before officially broadcasting in the mining town this ...

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Skyz FM holds auditions

By Samantha Ndebele Bulawayo’s new commercial radio station, SKYZ FM held its first auditions on Thursday  at Amakhosi Theatre with hundreds of aspiring broadcasters turning up. Skyz FM was one of the eight stations awarded a license by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to ...

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Owen Maseko pictured in front of one of his controversial paintings. Pic:Online

Court orders Gukurahundi exhibition to be pulled down

The Supreme Court of Zimbabwe has ordered Bulawayo based visual artist, Owen Maseko, to pull down his controversial exhibition depicting the 1980s Matabeleland Gukurahundi massacres. The exhibition only showcased for about 48 hours in March 2010 at the National Gallery in Bulawayo before it was ...

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A scene from The Taking.

The Taking returns to Byo Theatre

Theatre buffs in Bulawayo will be in for another treat when the play, The Taking, returns to Bulawayo Theatre this Saturday as part of the belated World Theatre Day celebrations. World Theatre Day is celebrated worldwide on March 27. The play written by award winning ...

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