Miss USA sorry for offending contestants over lack of English

By Bernadette McCague An Instagram post by a beauty queen questioning the English language skills of fellow contestants has caused a stir across social media. Miss USA, Sarah Rose Summers The incident took place in the run-up to this year’s Miss Universe competition which is being held in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday. Miss USA, Sarah Rose Summers, was quick to apologise after realising her comments may have come across as offensive, although her original live video post had been liked more than 46,000 times. Related Articles Ms Summers had said…

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I’ll retire when I die: Mukanya

By Bongani Ndlovu In a tiny changing room at the back of the Large City Hall stage in Bulawayo, timeless Chimurenga music icon, Thomas Mapfumo, was a calm and collected fellow before stunning all and sundry with a non-stop four-hour show last Saturday. Thomas Mapfumo He was in a jovial mood as he was happy to be back in Bulawayo after nearly two decades. Perhaps at the back of Mukanya’s head, he was nervous to be met by a paltry crowd as was the case at one of his last…

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Soul Jah Love arrested… taken off plane

Last updated Dec 13, 2018 75,819 1 Controversial  Zimdancehall chanter Soul Jah Love was arrested and taken off a plane yesterday for unruly conduct at the Robert Mugabe International Airport. Controversial  Zimdancehall chanter Soul Jah Love was arrested and taken off a plane for unruly conduct at the Robert Mugabe International Airport. Soul Jah Love real name Soul Musaka is said to have caused a hullabaloo after boarding a South African bound plane at the Robert Mugabe International Airport. According to a report by the H-Metro, Police spokes Assistant Commissioner…

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Miss Zim grateful for Miss World experience

On Dec 13, 2018 17,914 0 By Bongani Ndlovu Miss Zimbabwe, Belinda Potts, missed out on the Miss World crown after Mexico beauty Vanessa Ponce de Leon was crowned queen at a contest held in Sanya, China last Saturday. Miss Zimbabwe Belinda Potts The 26-year-old beauty made history by becoming the first Miss Mexico to be crowned Miss World. She beat 117 other contestants including runner up Miss Thailand – Nicolene Limsnukan and Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo placed third. With a degree in International Business, the new Miss World has…

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Poor health grounds Ninja Lipsy

By Vasco Chaya Zimdancehall chanter Tendazvaitwa Chitimbe, popularly known as Ninja Lipsy, has staged only three concerts this year due to poor health. Ninja Lipsy Lipsy is battling hemiplegia, sometimes called hemiparesis, which is a condition that affects one side of the body. The disease borrows much of the symptoms from mild stroke. Related Articles Lipsy, who is also epileptic, described 2018 as one of the most unsuccessful years in her career. “The year 2018 was one of the most affected years in my career as a musician. It was just…

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Josh Meck relishes Mahube call

By Vasco Chaya Inimitable bassist Josh Meck has been incorporated into the new Mahube band which features crème de la crème of southern Africa. Josh Meck (Picture by Tswatography) He charmed the musical outfit when he performed with it at this year’s edition of Harare International Festival of the Arts. Meck said joining Mahube was a dream come true. “It was my childhood wish to be part of Mahube. I am still to come to terms with the reality as of now. I feel so honoured to be part of…

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Kunonga to hold compensatory gig

Afro-fusion star Victor Kunonga, whose gig at the Rooftop, New Ambassadors Hotel last Saturday was wrecked by a technical glitch will hold a compensatory concert at the same venue on Friday. Victor Kunonga The Kwedu singer told the Daily News about his indebtedness to the fans who attended the show last weekend for their understanding and patience after the concert prematurely ended due to a technical fault. “I was moved by the unbelievable love, patience and respect shown by the music fans. This has taught me to always appreciate my…

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Jah Prayzah drops new video

On Dec 11, 2018 18,974 0 By Vasco Chaya Unstoppable musician Jah Prayzah has dropped a new music video, Follow Me, featuring Nigerian star Patoranking. Screenshot from “Follow Me” video by Jah Prayzah featuring Patoranking The video was released on social media platform, Youtube, on Friday and as of yesterday, it had generated close to 100 000 views. The song Follow Me is off Jah Prayzah’s latest studio album Chitubu, which was launched on November 2 at Harare International Conference Centre. Related Articles The latest video, Follow Me, becomes the…

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Jah Signal, Enzo Ishall in year-end showdown

By Blessing Masakadza Rising dancehall singers Enzo Ishall and Jah Signal are enjoying fine form, a development that has led to others comparing them to Winky D. Jah Signal in the video for the song “Sweetie” The comparison is, however, not possible considering the achievements Winky D has had in his career and these two are just but starting their journey and if they continue on the right track, they will surely reach the levels he has reached. Winky D is arguably the torchbearer in this competitive genre with a…

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