Category: Music

Gilbert Kanokanga using music to entrench political consciousness

Gilbert Kanokanga using music to entrench political consciousness

By Byron Mutingwende   Gilbert Noel Kanokanga is a musician par-excellence who uses his songs to teach the citizens about the political history of the country from...

Busi Ncube, vocalist with Ilanga musical group

Revisiting the music group Ilanga: ‘True love that never ends’

By Harry Ruka Mazhindu “A career decision is momentous. It’s not only a declaration of independence; a once off expression of one’s identity, but more importantly,...

Young DLC and Alchemy release scorcher, "Make You Dance"

Alchemy and Young DLC collaborate in “Make You Dance” song

South African based Zimbabwean producer Young DLC (SONY ATV signed and Coke Studios Producer) and Masvingo award winning artist Alchemy have collaborated in a hit...

Lazarus Muchenje, Netone CEO (second from left) announces his company's participation at HIFA 2018

NetOne at HIFA to cement its support for sports, arts and culture

By Byron Mutingwende   In it is quest to foster the development of sports, arts and culture as well as improving the environment, NetOne has partnered the Harare...

US Embassy officials and HIFA in partnership to scale up fight against HIV and AIDS

US Embassy partners HIFA to scale up fight against HIV and AIDS

The United States Embassy has promised to continue its partnership with the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) where it is supporting the First Street...

Kazembe Kazembe, the Minister of Sports, Culture and Recreation (L) and Dr Thomas Mapfumo (R)

Piracy should be addressed with immediate effect: Mapfumo

By Patricia Mashiri Thomas Mapfumo the Chimurenga music legend bemoaned piracy for killing the music industry and called for solutions to the problem as a matter of...

Legends Thomas Mapfumo and Oliver Mutukudzi at a press conference in Harare

Thomas Mapfumo returns home to a hero’s welcome

Legendary Chimurenga music icon Dr Thomas Mapfumo has retraced his footsteps back home after a 14-year self-imposed absence that saw him being welcomed by a legion of...

Davido in white cap (C) flanked by Ginimbi and his band member

Musician Davido jets in

By Patricia Mashiri and Joyce Mukucha Finally the controversial Naija musician David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido has landed today for the forthcoming...

Panelists at HIFA and ZB press conference in Harare

ZB partners HIFA to positively impact lives and improve arts

By Byron Mutingwende   ZB Bank has been the perennial sponsor and partner of the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) in its quest to impact the lives...

System Tazvida, the late sungura music legend

System Tazvida debut album Rudo, Tsika Nemagariro 25 years later

By Farai Chirimumimba I love anniversaries, especially when it comes to album releases in Zimbabwe. Worldwide groundbreaking albums are usually celebrated when they...