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August 13, 2018 8:19 AM Sir William Nicholson painting bought for £165k is ‘fake’

A painting bought for £165,000, and thought to have been painted by British artist Sir William Nicholson, could be nearly worthless after an art expert cast doubt on its authenticity. The still life of a glass jug and pears was examined on the BBC’s Fake of Fortune? programme. An expert said there was not enough evidence to confirm who painted it. However 19

July 30, 2018 11:11 AM Musicians at war with Zimura, ZBC?

There is a different war currently going on between the Zimbabwe Musicians’ Union (Zimu), Trade Union for the Music Arts Industry (Tumai) and Creative Arts Union (CAU) on one side and the Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (Zimura) and national broadcaster ZBC on the other side. It’s a war about royalties. Music composers in this country throng Zimura 42

July 19, 2018 8:53 AM Donel to release first single

Zimbabwean-born singer and The Voice UK finalist Donel Mangena, who narrowly missed out on winning the British television talent show earlier this year, is set to release his first single titled, Bang Like A Drum, tomorrow. The 16-year-old singer has been pushing boundaries since reaching the finals on The Voice UK, performing at the Queen’s birthday 23

July 2, 2018 5:33 PM Cadence Minerals agrees to invest in Zulu lithium project

LONDON — A British company, Cadence Minerals, has signed a conditional heads of terms agreement to acquire up to a 30% stake in Zulu Lithium Mauritius Limited (Mauco), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Premier African Minerals. Under the agreement, Cadence will invest up to $5,1m in Mauco, the parent company of Zulu Lithium (Private) Ltd, which owns the Zulu Lithium 30

July 1, 2018 3:04 PM Average Macheso got lucky

ALICK Macheso is a lucky man – the fella that Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi was referring to in his song “Raki”. Had it not been that his Orchestra Mberikwazvo brand has been around for over two decades and commands cult-like followers, he could be a “has-been” right now. Had the majority of artistes in the sungura genre decided not to sound like Macheso by offering 22

May 26, 2018 11:15 AM Ovidy Karuru upbeat ahead of COSAFA cup

A year after he led the Warriors to a fifth COSAFA Cup, midfielder Ovidy Karuru is relishing the opportunity of helping Zimbabwe retain the regional championship which bursts into life in Polokwane, South Africa, tomorrow. The AmaZulu midfielder has been retained in a largely new-look COSAFA squad that coach Sunday Chidzambwa has assembled for this year’s 55

May 20, 2018 4:44 PM Actress Meghan marries Prince Harry

WINDSOR — Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married yesterday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1 000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of modernity. In a medieval chapel at Windsor Castle that 39 English kings and queens have called home since 1066, Harry and Meghan 58

May 16, 2018 10:55 AM ‘Drinking with a dead man’

Nyoni said he met Gwata two years ago after she had been referred to him as the “right person to know in Bulawayo”. A mental health therapist and arts lover, Gwata obviously was hunting for one who would echo a Marechera kind of worship of mental freedom: “my name is not money but mind” he once wrote. Later, as Nyoni said, Gwata and himself would collaborate 54

May 14, 2018 6:50 PM British rugby player from Durham team dies in Sri Lanka

A British amateur rugby player has died and another is critically ill after complaining of breathing difficulties on returning from a nightclub in Sri Lanka. The pair had been touring the country with Durham-based Clems Pirates RFC when they visited the club in Colombo. Sri Lanka Police said a 26-year-old man had died in hospital at 12:00 local time on Sunday 38

April 24, 2018 12:29 PM Kell Brook doubts Amir Khan is keen for all-British clash

Kell Brook says he is “hungry for blood” but doubts if Amir Khan will agree to face him in his next fight. Khan ended his near two-year break from boxing in spectacular fashion on Saturday by stopping Phil Lo Greco inside 40 seconds, with Brook watching from ringside at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The two British fighters traded insults in the ring after 47