Sunil Perera: Sri Lanka’s larger than life music legend dies at 68

Sunil Perera, one of the stalwarts of Sri Lanka’s baila genre – a memento of Portuguese colonisation – died on Monday aged 68, his family said. He is believed to…

Local arts sector ready for Dubai Expo

By Colette Musanyera The local arts sector is ready for the Dubai Expo which gets underway next month, with the film industry set to be the highlight of the Zimbabwean…

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Will Smith reveals who will play him in show reboot

Will Smith’s successor as The Prince of Bel-Air is ready to take his throne. The Hollywood star stunned newcomer Jabari Banks on Tuesday by revealing via a video call that…

Jamie Spears ‘dragging feet’ on Britney censorship

Britney Spears’ lawyers have accused her father Jamie of “dragging his feet” over stepping down from his daughter’s conservatorship at her request. Mr Spears, 69, has agreed to relinquish control…

R. Kelly trial: First male accuser testifies to sexual abuse

R. Kelly’s sex trafficking trial entered its eighth day on Monday, with a male accuser testifying that the star promised him fame in exchange for sex. The man, who testified…

Kanye West: Donda released by Universal without my say, artist claims

Kanye West has claimed his label, Universal Music Group, released his much-delayed 10th studio album Donda without his approval. West made the allegation shortly after the album was finally released…

China cracks down on ‘chaotic’ celebrity fan culture after scandals

CHINA cracked down on what it described as a “chaotic” celebrity fan culture on Friday, barring platforms from publishing popularity lists and regulating the sale of fan merchandise after a…

Prominent Dj makes waves on Tik Tok through comedy

Prominent Dj, King Her, is making waves on video sharing social media platform Tik Tok, attracting the attention of many through her comic videos. Born and bred in Zimbabwe, Natsumi…

R. Kelly trial: Woman says singer pressured her to have abortion

A second accuser took the stand at R. Kelly’s sex-trafficking trial on Monday, testifying that the star abused her, knowingly infected her with herpes and ordered her to have an…

NAMA nomination dates out

THOSE vying to be nominated for the 20th edition of the National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) can submit their entries between September and November, the Zimbabwe National Arts Council (ZNAC)…