EFF issues Statement on Political Developments in Zimbabwe

The Economic Freedom Fighters notes the political developments in Zimbabwe and believe that as a revolutionary Pan Africanist Movement, we will not be on the fence when major political developments are unfolding in our neighbouring country. On various occasions, the EFF has always expressed clear perspectives on key political developments in the African continent and the world. The EFF is of a strong belief and view that President Robert Mugabe must hand over political power to the next ...

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Video: Winky D collaborates with Jamaican Beenie Man on new reggae track ‘My Woman’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnTZigWGhZM Zimdancehall king Winky D and Jamaican King of the dancehall, Beenie Man have collaborated on a hot new track called 'My Woman'. Winky D is proving that the sky is not the limit, the Zimbabwean chanter has now gone where many only dream of reaching. You can download My Woman.MP3 here The Gafa as he is affectionately known has recently released 2 new tracks dzemudanga and madrinks mucup, all these are probably singles that will be part of his ...

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Patson Dzamara robbed at gunpoint in Joburg

Zimbabwean political activist was robbed a gunpoint in Joburg, South Africa whilst in the company of a friend. Patson took to Facebook to narrate his ordeal, you can read his full account of events below; ROBBED AT GUN POINT BUT IT IS WELL So, I travelled from Durban to Johannesburg today in order to attend to some business before I travel to Europe on Sunday. A friend of mine offered to take me for dinner and I agreed even though all I wanted was to rest. I am recovering from a bad ...

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Watch: City of Harare shares Insensitive video of them crushing goods taken from vendors

The City of Harare has just shared a very insensitive video on their Facebook Page showing, their workers crushing goods taken from vendors, well at least some of the goods. Now I don’t know if they were expecting to be applauded, but most of the feedback there again on the post is mostly, not what they were expecting. What is to be applauded about taking away the little that families depend upon, if there were jobs in this country to begin with, you wouldn’t see a single vendor on ...

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Jamaican Reggae Star Turbulance jets into Zimbabwe today and you can meet him at the Airport!

Turbulance the popular Jamaican chanter is expected in the country today, he is set to grace Seh Calaz birthday bash. This October Zimbabweans will also be graced by Tarrus Riley who is expected to perform on the 28th, another Jamaican to grace our nation. Turbulance will be arriving at the Harare International Airport at 17:30hrs. If you want g meet him at the airport, make sure you’re at CHILLSPOT RECORDZ in Mbare, Block 9 C4 Matapi flats to be exact. According to CHILLSPOT RECORDZ there ...

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CASTING CALL: Actress and Actor needed for local TV Commercial

CASTING CALL: Actress and Actor (age 25–30) needed for local TV Commercial. Where: Harare Role Type: Lead actors, non-speaking roles Availability: Available to shoot during weekdays between 16–20 October. If you think you'll be perfect for the role, send us your images or videos via inbox or email to casting@maverickmedia.co.zw *Previous acting or modelling experience preferred.  

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Here is how Social Media Reacted to the Cabinet Reshuffle

So if you were away, the news in town is that the President has just reshuffled his cabinet, and Patrick Chinamasa is now the Minister of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation, will let that sink in. As usual Social Media never disappoints and maybe that’s why a whole ministry was dedicated to it, below are some of the reactions on social media on the latest cabinet reshuffle. Again... pic.twitter.com/GZMZxrLy5E — Ranga.🇿🇼 (@RangaMberi) October 9, 2017 Is cyber ...

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Breaking: Kwese TV Granted permission to resume operations by The High Court

The Kwese TV vs BAZ circus continues. If you have been following events of late you would know that no story has hogged the limelight than the Kwese TV vs BAZ tiff, hopefully that will come to an end soon. News coming in is that Kwese TV through its distribution partner have just been granted permission to resume operations pending the Broadcasting Authority’s Supreme Court appeal. The Satellite provider has just been given the greenlight resume selling decoders and broadcasting. Tawa...

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Watch: Tongai Chirisa Releases Music Video for Usacheme featuring Tamy Moyo

One of Zimbabwe’s most successful actors, Tongai Chirisa just released a music video (below) for the song ‘Usacheme’ a shona word translated ‘don’t cry’ in English. The music video was directed by one of Zimbabwe’s most popular directors Joe Njagu, the same guy who directed one of the recently most talked about films, Escape. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eul8yiXZzdM The video was released on Zimpapers Television Network(ZTN) YouTube channel, for reason's not known to ...

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Zimbabwe International Film Festival 2016 roars into life

The 18th Edition of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival (ZIFF) is well underway in Harare, Zimbabwe. The festival officially kicked off on Saturday the 1st of October at Ster Kinekor Borrowdale, with the screening of Amy, a documentary about the life of the late Amy Winehouse. Screenings will take place daily form the 1st to the 8th of October at the Zimbabwe International Film Festival 2016, with over 50 films from 20 countries on offer, so film lovers will stay entertained throughout ...

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ZIFF is looking for submissions for Women’s Screenwriting competition

This years’ edition of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival(ZIFF) is running under the theme Documation, it is taking place from the 3rd to the 10th of October 2015. at various venues in Harare. ZIFF is calling on all female screenplay writers to submit 10 minute screenplays of their original work for a competition. Stories must dwell on contemporary Zimbabwean issues and must be written by a Zimbabwean writer. The outstanding  screenplay will be awarded a cash prize on the 9th ...

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Filmmaking Careers 101: Director of Photography

In this new series of film-making careers 101 we want to help students or school leavers who are passionate about film-making by exploring the different career paths they can take in the film industry. Today we will explore the roles of a Director of Photography(DoP). The DoP is one of the most important jobs on a film or television set. The DoP is also known as the Cinematographer is responsible for the photographic elements of the picture The duties of the DoP include: Preparing Cameras ...

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Newsday gets a new website

Newsday (a local daily newspaper) have finally changed their website. To a new fresher look, it is good to note they have embraced social media fully. The website itself is running on Wordpress. One of the issues we had with the old website was the lack of pagination so you couldn’t read through old articles but now you can with their new site. They have created plenty of room for advertisements with the previous site it couldn’t really accommodate adverts. Navigation has been simplified ...

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Behance Portfolio Reviews: You’re Invited!

This is your chance to get your work seen by Zimbabwe’s creative community and have it critiqued by some of Zimbabwe’s top designers. It is also a chance to be seen by agencies, studios and companies. What you need to do? Prepare a single piece of something amazing(logo, advert, illustartion, concept, ad, website-whatever) and prepare it as a digital file that can be viewed on a projector or printed out. There are prizes for the best appreciated work. To sign-up visit: www.meetup...

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Latest Joomla and WordPress releases out

Joomla 3 has officially been launched just as we articulated in an earlier post it is being released under the short term cycle(sts) which means it  will be upgraded every six months until the next major release of joomla 3.5. If you are currently using joomla 2.5 you are able to upgrade automatically to joomla 3. It’s not advisable to upgrade unless you want to take advantage of new features in Joomla 3, because joomla 2.5 is under Long Term Support(LTS) which means you will have a stable ...

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Importance of Responsive Web Design for Large Desktop Screens

When designing your website it is easy to fall into the trap of making your responsive web design only for small screen devices. Small screen devices such as smartphones and tablets are more popular than large desktop screens, but many people have them and if your site is not designed properly it will not render correctly on a large screen. Why Using 960px as a Standard is Becoming a Thing of the Past Using the 960px grid system was generally appropriate to use as a standard before because it ...

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Zimbabwe website designing the most affordable in the world

The average cost of getting a website designed in the US during the period ranging from 2010 to 2012 was $2500 to $8500 with the former being the average price for a basic website and the latter being the average price for the more advanced websites, one might argue that this is expected since it is a first world country which why we also investigated the web design industry in South Africa. Our neighbours to the south are definitely the benchmark for Africa, if you are going to get a very ...

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myspace previews it’s new look and it looks like a winner!

myspace has been going through some tough times in recent years mainly because of Facebook. We actually mentioned them when we discussed social media in Zimbabwe in an earlier post many people might not know this but before Facebook they was myspace, i know many of us had the privilege of using this platform in the height of it’s glory and if their new look is anything to go by, i think we haven’t seen the last of myspace. From the video(below) you can see a Pinterest like type of interface ...

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Mixel Nation

Apple and innovation “Apple didn’t invent the first desktop computer- it copied Xerox…but it was the first to combine the computer with the household appliance, sparking the personal computing revolution.” ~Kirby Ferguson, Everything Is A Remix In the wake of the launch of iPhone 5 to a chorus of euphoria or slow hand claps, depending on your tribal allegiance, it’s timely to note that the innovative leap pioneered by Apple with the desktop computer was launched on an intuitive ...

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Econet launches Buddie Beatz

If you’re an Econet subscriber you must have received a text from them that is basically promoting their latest product  Buddie Beatz, there is nothing new to this, Telecel has had  a similar product for some time now  it’s called Teletunes.  Just to register for this service will cost you $0.20 and a song will cost you $1 for 30 days which is similar to the price charged by Telecel . For us I think $1 is just too expensive considering that this is just a value added service. Basic...

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