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Tammy – Young Diva With Bright Future (allAfrica.com)

Drawing inspiration from artistes like the late Sam Mtukudzi, The Bundu Boys, Mokoomba, Lira, Zahara and American superstar Beyonce Knowles, Afro-pop singer Thamsanqa Moyo (17) seems destined for great heights. The rising musician, who is popularly known as Tammy, experiments with fusions of various beats to come up with a sound that is likely to attract…

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Zim Gets $1 Million for ICT Programmes (allAfrica.com)

Zimbabwe is set to receive $1 million from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to support Information Communication and Technology (ICT) programmes in schools and tertiary institutions. Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Deputy Minister Dr Godfrey Gandawa, said this in an interview from Paris, France where he is attending the…

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Great Zim University Names School After President (allAfrica.com)

GREAT Zimbabwe University (GZU) in Masvingo Province is building a state-of-the-art School of Education named after President Mugabe. The school, Robert Mugabe School of Education, is nearing completion ahead of its expected opening next year. A visit to the site in the Masvingo city industrial area yesterday revealed that the project is almost 90 percent complete.…

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Consult Residents On Budgets, Councils Told (allAfrica.com)

Local authorities should consult residents and other stakeholders when crafting budgets so that they can effectively respond to the needs of communities, Rural Development Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage Minister Abednigo Ncube said last week. Outlining his ministry's mandate at the inaugural meeting with the head office directorate and staff, provincial and district…

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Jikinya Dance Festival Preps Gather Momentum (allAfrica.com)

Preparations for this year's National Jikinya Dance Festival to be held at Pakare Paye in Norton on November 27 have gathered momentum as provincial finals begin this weekend. The festival that is held annually by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe, aims at encouraging primary school children to appreciate and perform Zimbabwean traditional dances to promote…

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Actors Bemoan Lack of Support (allAfrica.com)

The death of legendary actor Fidelis "Mudhara Danger" Cheza last month was like salt on a fresh wound to artistes in the film and television sector who are bemoaning lack of support from arts institutions. Zimbabwe Arts and Culture Industry Association president Boniface Chimedza said it is high time that artistes especially those in the film…

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Visual Artist Nurtures Young Talent (allAfrica.com)

Young disadvantaged children will have an opportunity to express their talent in its fullness as one art enthusiast has offered to help them nature their creativity. Shelton Chaumbira, who is a visual artist has taken it upon himself to nature young talent in his community. Chaumbira said he was born an artist and that is what…

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