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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz CorrespondentFORMER Amakorokoza lead actor Bhekilizwe Ndlovu, best known for his role as AK in the hit 2002 drama, has returned to Zimbabwe after 13 years in South Africa.Ndlovu, who seems to have diverted his life from art, told Chronicle Showbiz that he has taken up a senior position at a…

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The Chronicle Mkhululi Ncube, Showbiz ReporterRhumba musician Ndux Junior says he is happy to have performed at the Heroes Gala after a 10-year absence. The event was held at the Harare International Conference Centre on Monday and Ndux Junior was part of the performers that entertained fans in commemoration of the country’s heroes. [embedded content]…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter Musician Netshakhuma Muleya who uses the stage name Chaks SA has relocated to South Africa in a bid to grow his career. The artiste who hails from Dulibadzimu township in Beitbridge left Zimbabwe in May on a quest to popularise Bolo gospel house in the neighbouring country. Bolo gospel…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter LUPANE-based poet Jonathan Moyo aka Mntakagogo has celebrated the work that the late arts guru Cont Mhlanga did through a poem. The poem titled Hamba Kahle Mdladla is available in text and audio. Listening to it, one is made to vividly see the numerous and vital efforts Mhlanga put…

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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Showbiz ReporterFor US$50 South Africa’s Nkosazana Daughter came, took pictures, sipped a few drinks and maybe had a snack or two, performed for under 30 minutes and then left. This was what happened during the much-hyped Nkosazana Daughter show at the Bulawayo Athletic Club on Monday night. The moment that Nkosazana…

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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz Correspondent A FOURTH-year student at Midlands State University (MSU), Hood Legend (real name Sipho Ndlovu) has released a song tackling the latest xenophobic attacks on Zimbabweans in South Africa. The 23-year-old Resource and Management student said the death of Alvis Nyathi should be a signal to call for peace. “The…

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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz Correspondent PUMULA youths have created their own modification of the horror film Jane the Ghost, which will premiere on August 27. Many writers have created their own versions of Jane the Ghost over the years. Jane is said to be a ghost who pretended to be a prostitute in the…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter PREPARATIONS are at an advanced stage for the inaugural Kokota Festival which will be held in Bulawayo later this month. The event, to be held August 27 at the Mitre Leisure and will be headlined by Mzistozz Mfanafuthi, Kay Kid Mfanomsotho, Easi tRT, Mega Tronz, Metty Intombi Emfitshane, Kaira,…

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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz CorrespondentTHE National Gallery of Zimbabwe is seeking donations to purchase the late veteran artiste Rashid Mohamed Jogee’s house, which has been put up for sale, to keep the late visual artiste’s dream alive. Affectionally known as Kudakwashe, Rashidi, Mdala, Member, Qhawe or Pamperi, Jogee, who famously hugged the late former…

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The Chronicle Raymond Jaravaza, Showbiz CorrespondentAFTER a two-year Covid-19 induced absence, the Chibuku Road to Fame competition rolled into the City of Kings on Saturday, scouting for the next big thing on the entertainment scene. Unpolished acts, from rappers, mbaqanga musicians to amapiano artistes, the Chibuku Road to Fame is on a quest to find…

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