Defiant Gonyeti strikes again

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By PRECIOUS CHIDA Top comedienne Samantha “Gonyeti” Kureya of Bustop TV fame yesterday said nothing was going to stop her from producing more hilarious and satirical skits despite her recent abduction by suspected State security agents. Popular comedian Samantha Kureya, popularly known as Gonyeti (Picture by Bustop TV) The jester told NewsDay Life & Style yesterday following last week’s release of a skit in which she mimics former First Lady Grace Mugabe, that no amount of intimidation was going to stop her. “We tell the stories of Zimbabwe and Zimbabweans.…

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Gonyeti ‘abducted and beaten’ in Harare…. a look at what happened

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A Zimbabwean comedian has been found after being abducted and beaten by masked gunmen in the capital Harare, her relatives and colleagues say. Samantha Kureya, known by her stage name “Gonyeti” Samantha Kureya, known by her stage name “Gonyeti”, has been critical of the police and government in her skits. She was taken from her home, beaten and forced to drink sewage before being dumped, her colleague says. In Zimbabwe, comedians have historically found it difficult to make jokes about authority, fearing jail. Related Articles Police have not yet commented…

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Comedian Gonyeti ‘severely beaten’ after abduction by armed and masked men

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HARARE – Comedian Samantha Kureya, popularly known as Gonyeti, was abducted by masked men from her home on Wednesday night, badly beaten and dumped, a media rights group said. The Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) said Gonyeti had been located in Crowbrough North in Harare early Thursday and had been taken to Marimba Police Station. “Unfortunately, she was severely beaten and the extent of injuries is yet to be ascertained. This unwarranted and illegal abduction is just shameful and totally uncalled for,” MISA said. Last week, rights groups and…

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Bustop TV comedian Gonyeti abducted

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Last updated Aug 21, 2019 25,460 Popular comedian Samantha Kureya, popularly known as Gonyeti, was abducted from her Mufakose home by a group of unidentified, masked and armed men. According to an alert by the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) the incident happened around 10pm on Wednesday. “The men did not produce any warrant or give reasons for the abduction. The men forced their way into the house and assaulted Samantha’s family members, including minors, in the process.” According to MISA “Kureya’s brother has filed a police report of…

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Comedians come under siege

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On Mar 4, 2019 38,417 0 By Blessing Masakadza The creative sector seems to be under siege if reports of the arrest of Bustop TV’s comediennes Gonyeti and Magi is anything to go by. Bustop TV personalities Magi and Gonyeti on set The two were fined $20 each for allegedly wearing clothes resembling police uniforms in a 2016 skit titled Order and Law Special Unity which centred on alleged police brutality in the country. Police spokesperson Charity Charamba denied that they were arrested for a challenge that was done in…

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I’m proud of my body: Gonyeti

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By Blessing Masakadza Bustop TV comedienne Samantha Kureya, popularly known as Gonyeti, says she is not bothered by people mocking her weight. Samantha “Gonyeti” Kureya Gonyeti said she is proud of her looks and that body shaming will not stop her from pursuing her dreams. “Being a plus size does not mean I’m disabled or I cannot do anything in life. I’m good as I am. I’m a proud plus size woman, chidhunda. Related Articles “I’m proud of who I am, I was born that way and I have to love…

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