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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz Correspondent LOCAL poet Mntungwa KaMbulazi (real name Kwanele Khumalo) has released a poetry collection of 112 poems. He penned the poems in six months. The book which was published at the beginning of this month is inspired by real life scenarios. “Most of the poems focus on rural social problems…

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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz Correspondent LOCAL singer Lassy Ndlovu aka Problem Child has urged his followers to embrace Ndebele dancehall, which according to him, has been receiving little attention from the public. He told Chronicle Showbiz that the audience has been hesitant to embrace this genre. “Although some people still show positive interest towards…

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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Showbiz ReporterRENOWNED playwright Cont Mhlanga was given a resounding send-off by people from all walks of life during his burial at his homestead in Lupane District, Matabeleland North on Saturday. Artistes from all over the country converged koCont, to bid farewell to Mhlanga (64) who died last Monday at United Bulawayo…

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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz CorrespondentTHE family of the late arts guru Cont Mhlanga is establishing a Cont Mhlanga foundation which seeks to preserve his legacy. The late Cont Mhlanga This was revealed by his daughter, Gcina Mhlanga at his funeral service at Amphitheatre in Bulawayo yesterday. Mhlanga (64) died on Monday morning at the…

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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz CorrespondentSOUTH Africa-based, Zimbabwean visual artiste painter, Rasta the artiste, is in Bulawayo to honour the late arts legend Cont Mhlanga. The late Cont Mhlanga The Pumula East born Rasta, real name Lebani Sirenje, arrived in Bulawayo on Tuesday and yesterday was up and about in the city centre, meeting fellow…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter UNITED Kingdom-based musician Donel Mangena is in the country to reconnect with his roots. Donel touched down at the Joshua Mqabuko International Airport in Bulawayo yesterday night for a two-week holiday. Donel was met by his doting grandmother Nita Mangena, his father Nkosana Mangena and his brothers who include…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter EROTIC dancer Bev this weekend returns to the City of Kings and Queens where she is billed to perform at Waverley and Palace Hotels. Accompanied by her Sexy Angels, Bev alongside Bulawayo-based Sungura Masters will start off the weekend tomorrow at Waverley Hotel before wrapping up her gigs at…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter TRIBAL house trio Djembe Monks are set to reunite with their fans from the border town of Plumtree, where they are billed to perform this weekend. The group will break a four-year hiatus as they last performed koTitji as Plumtree is affectionally known, in December 2018. The show will…

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The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz Correspondent SOUTH Africa-based, Zimbabwean visual artiste, Rasta the Artiste (real name Lebani Sirenje)  is in Bulawayo to honour the late arts legend Cont Mhlanga. [embedded content] In an interview with Chronicle showbiz this morning, Rasta said he is going to be painting a portrait of the fallen legend. “I’m here koBulawayo…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble is raising the Zimbabwean flag high in their one month tour of Europe. Zimbabwean flag The Matshobana suburb-based group is performing in Switzerland and will proceed to France before returning to Zimbabwe on August 20. Speaking from Switzerland, Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble founder Phibion Ncube said the tour…

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