BTS cancel concerts as S. Korea virus cases rise faster than China

K-POP megastars BTS cancelled Friday four Seoul concerts due in April as South Korea’s novel coronavirus cases jumped by nearly 600 — a larger rise than the daily increase reported…

Olympics ‘continuing as planned’ but virus halts Japanese football

TOKYO Olympics organisers said preparations were “continuing as planned” on Tuesday as Japan’s football league became the latest sporting victim of the coronavirus, just five months before the Games. The…

Pnuemonea forces Elton John to cut short Auckland gig

British Ssuperstar, Elton John has tearfully apologised to fans after cutting short a concert in New Zealand, saying he was suffering from “walking pneumonia”. The 72-year-old, who is in the…

Musarurwa to be buried this Tuesday

By ZBC Reporter PRINCE Kudakwashe Musarurwa of the “Ndiro Rudo” fame who died on Saturday is expected to be buried in Musarurwa village in Zvimba this Tuesday. 32-year-old Musarurwa died…

French Oscars academy promises reforms after Polanksi row

FRANCE’s Cesar Academy, which awards its version of the Oscars, was in crisis Friday after its entire board resigned, overwhelmed by a series of rows that have infuriated both women’s…

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala dies

JOSEPH Shabalala, who helped introduce the sound of traditional Zulu music to the world, has died aged 78. The musician was best known as the founder and director of choral…

‘Parasite’ makes Oscars history with stunning best picture win

SOUTH KOREAN black comedy “Parasite” made movie history at the Oscars on Sunday, becoming the first non-English-language film to win the best picture award — Hollywood’s biggest prize of all.…

Obamas’ first film wins best documentary Oscar

The Barack and Michelle Obama-produced film “American Factory” snagged an Oscar on Sunday for best documentary — a win for Netflix, which backed the story of a manufacturing plant in…

General Tongogara remembered through art exhibition

By Collete Musanyera A photo and art exhibition in honour of the late national hero, General Josiah Magama Tongogara was officially opened at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare…

Music must maintain entertaining and educative role: Senator Mutsvangwa

By ZBC Reporter ARTISTS have urged to resist the temptation of using dirty lyrics and ensure that music maintains its educative role. The call was made by The Minister of…