20 posts tagged Zimbabwe

OPEN CALL for CTG(R): Zimbabwe – 2018 Artist Residency

Opportunity for an Artist Residency Program in Zimbabwe for International and Zimbabwean Artist hosted by the CTG Collective OPEN CALL for CTG(R): Zimbabwe - 2018 Artist Residency The CTG Collective announces our first open call for CTG(R): Zimbabwe, a month-long art residency program taking place in Harare, Zimbabwe during August 2018. The application is open to artists of all ages, working in any medium. A Selection Committee of international CTG Collective members will choose one ...

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Jamaican Charly Black is literally begging to come to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has become the go-to destination for Jamaican dancehall and reggae artists or let me just say for international artists. The ‘Too Blessed’ hitmaker wants an encore. Just in the previous year we have had the pleasure of hosting Beenie Man, who also recorded a song with Winky D, Turbulence, Charly Black and obviously the big one Tarrus Riley. So it’s no wonder that Charly Black is planning a tour of Africa and one of the destinations he wants to perform in is, you guessed it, ...

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PPC Cement extends the Imaginarium Morden Art and Design Competition to Zimbabwe

PPC Imaginarium is an ambitious modern art and design competition aimed at providing emerging artists and designers with the opportunity to showcase their talents through the medium of concrete. The competition this year has been extended to include entries from Zimbabwe, but it is natively South African. There are six categories to choose from Architecture, Film, Fashion, Industrial Design, Jewellery or Sculpture, and submissions must show the beauty and versatility of concrete. Contestants ...

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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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Video: Tarrus Riley confirms Zimbabwe Show

If you haven’t been around, the news in town is that popular Jamaican dance hall star, Tarrus Riley is coming to Zimbabwe, I know details of the show have not been forthcoming but you don’t that anymore, the man himself has just confirmed that he will be in Zimbabwe for the October 28th show at the HICC, you can watch the full video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YatxPFhInvU  

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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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Chinamasa now the new Minister of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation, a new ministry should we be worried?

If you don’t already know, President Mugabe has reshuffled his cabinet and with it came a flurry of surprises including the announcement of a totally new Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation, headed by none other than the now former Minister of Finance, Hon Patrick Chinamasa. In an equal world Hon Chinamasa’s appointed to this new ministry is standard procedure really, governments across the globe are starting to get serious about cyber security, and they should, ...

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Jamaican Dancehall Star Tarrus Riley is coming to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean dancehall lovers are in for a treat this October, the 27th to be exact. Jamaican dancehall megastar Tarrus Riley has just announced that he will be coming to Zimbabwe for a show at the HICC, details of the full event are still sketchy at the moment but we will advise once we get more info. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YatxPFhInvU The singer has already posted the event on his Facebook page basically confirming the event. There is no doubt that the show will be packed, Tarrus ...

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Watch: New ExQ – Do Me Good Music Video Featuring LuluDiva

There’s a lot of love between Zimbabwe and Tanzania, at the moment, first Jah Prayzah collaborated with Diamond Platnumz for their hit song ‘Watora Mari’ and now the man of the moment ExQ has collaborated with LuluDiva, a Tanzanian Singer, Model and Actress for their new track ‘Do Me Good’, you can watch it below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2YSxVqxCH0

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Video: Zimbabwean Filmmaker has an idea to Transform the film industry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0l2AAv1eFbE Duncan Frost is a Zimbabwean filmmaker, who like most of the filmmakers out there is frustrated by the state of the Zimbabwean film industry or the lack thereof. He is currently working on a feature length movie called The Telling Room. He shared a 19-minute video of YouTube, yes 19 minutes, passionately pleading with fellow Zimbabwean creatives to come together and work collectively for the growth of the industry. He created a platform ...

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An Upcoming Zimbabwean TV Station is looking for Presenters, Models and Actors

It looks like Zimbabwe will soon have a new TV Station, if the information on the flyer below, is anything to by. There are no details about the new station at the moment, but we will try and reach out to them and see if we can get more information. However, the upcoming TV channel is currently looking for male and female talent, including Presenters, Models, Actors and Extras of all ages. Simply send a 3-minute video clip of yourself reading a news brief, script or performing a short ...

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Video: What Harare looked like in 1983

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq6sP-U_wb0 I am very fascinated by history, especially the history of my city, Harare and my country, Zimbabwe. I bumped into a video on YouTube taken in 1983 and I just had to share it. The video shows some familiar places for Harareans, most of the sites shown in the video still look the same today. For those who want to go even dipper into history we have very old photos of Harare from the 1800.

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Zimbabwe planning to launch a Parliament TV Channel

Zimbabwe is planning to launch a television station sorely dedicated to parliamentary activities. This was announced by the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo during a question and answer session at parliament on Wednesday 18th of March 2015. He said the new parliament TV channel will be introduced when Zimbabwe completes the digitalization process, which at the moment is unclear when that will be. The International Telecommunication ...

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ZIMA Awards Winners List

The Zimbabwe Music Awards AKA ZIMA Awards were held in Harare on the 29 October 2014, below is the list of winners on the night,, enjoy:-) Best Traditional Music Nominees 1. Mawungira Enharira - Ndodyiwa Nemakava 2. Ba Shupi- Dura 3. Jah Prazyah -Tsviriyo - Winner 4. Jah Prayzah- Kumbumura Mhute 5. Mokoomba -Rising tide   Best Contemporary Choral Music Nominees 1. U.F.I Choir- Devine Solutions Vol 2 2. U.F.I Choir -Devine Solutions Vol 3 3. Women Praise -Wakanaka...

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Video: Funniest Zvinhu Zvirikufaya video compilation

The Zvinhu Zvirikufaya craze has taken over Zimbabwe and the Diaspora like a wildfire. Hundreds of Videos have been posted to date, and some are are very funny others are not. The satirical videos have attracted the attention of everybody including politicians, and this trend is not showing any signs of dying down. We have compiled the funniest Zvinhu Zvirikufaya videos to date hope you enjoy, the video is 13 minutes long.

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Zimbabwe ranks 78 out of 81 countries in latest web index report for 2013

Zimbabwe has an overall ranking  of 78 out of a possible 81 in the latest web index report by the World Summit on the Information Society(WSIS). The Web Index is a measure of the World Wide Web’s contribution to development and fulfillment of basic human rights. It provides an objective and robust evidence base to inform public dialogue on steps needed for societies to leverage greater value form the web. The web index uses for sub-indexes to measure the overall ranking of any given ...

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5 Things to consider before you register a domain in Zimbabwe

For a layman to register a domain can be a very cumbersome ordeal, but for a professional like me,it’s just a stroll in the park. However, picking up the perfect domain is very tricky that at times it evades the novice and the professional alike, i am going to share with you 5 points to aid you in choosing the perfect domain name for your business. Pick a short domain A short domain is good because it is easier to memorize, as opposed to a lengthy domain name, it is as simple as that. Av...

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4 Clever Zimbabwean Billboards

If you are not new to our blog, you should know that we celebrate some of the most  creative billboards and signs of the world, but we haven’t really taken time to celebrate our own proudly Zimbabwean billboards. There are not many clever Zimbabwean billboards, unfortunately, but we managed to come up with 4, that we think really tried to break the mold of being ordinary. Know of any Zimbabwean billboards which should feature on our next installment or you want to say someth...

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Lobola The Movie

Why does the Zimbabwean film industry suck?

Firstly, let me clarify that point, there is no Zimbabwean film industry to start with. According to the dictionary, an industry is characterised as widespread activity: an activity that many people are involved in, especially one that has become commercialized or standardized. From that point above i think we have basically wrapped up why the Zimbabwean film industry or whatever we call it sucks, lets pack up bags and go home, just kidding, but really why does it suck?, i will try to answer ...

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This website let’s you check if your name is on the Voters Roll

Myzimvote.com lets you check wether your name is on the Voters Roll simply by typing in your ID. Now this is great use of iCT’s, think of the convenience this creates, not everyone will have to spend hours waiting in the queue just to check if their name is on the voters roll. If you recently registered during the ongoing Voter Registration process your name will not appear on this roll but on the updated one which will be used for the elections. This is basically for those folks who regist...

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