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Abel Karowangoro is a seasoned showbiz writer and media expert with over a decade of experience. His journey into media and journalism began with a passion for storytelling and a deep-rooted interest in the arts and entertainment. Abel's academic pursuits reflect his commitment to communication studies, starting with a National Diploma in Mass Communication, followed by a Post Graduate Diploma of Education to broaden his knowledge base. Driven by a thirst for linguistic exploration, Abel pursued a Bachelor of Arts Dual Honors Degree in English and Communications, refining his writing skills and understanding of language dynamics. Eager to delve deeper into media studies and communication theory, he obtained a Masters of Arts in Media and Communication Studies.

After collecting funding from Wistmer Investment, the Municipality of Chitungwiza has declared the masterplan preparation process. The Council said it will soon host consultation meetings with the community, with team members immediately identified by their distinctive bibs. The master plan is being prepared by Council Resolution 14, which was approved during the 463rd Ordinary Council Meeting on March 13, 2020. ALSO READ: Elon Musk Announces Tesla Smartphone with Emphasis on Privacy and Connectivity With support from the Harare Metropolitan Provincial office, the council also hosted stakeholder consultation meetings on August 30 and 31, 2022, at Margolis Resort, and September 22,…

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A new film festival is set to debut in the stunning backdrop of Victoria Falls from August 1-4, 2024. The Mosi Oa Tunya International Film Festival (MOTIFF) is a collaboration between Fronteras Capital, a Zimbabwean investment group, and the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ). According to a statement from MOTIFF , The festival aims to showcase the rich cultural heritage of Zimbabwe and beyond through a diverse selection of films. “With Africa’s vast talent and global demand for fresh content, MOTIFF seeks to bridge the gap between creatives and investors,” reads the statement. “The festival will bring together various…

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Thousands of Vapostori and Mazion For 4ED members from all 12 provinces of Zimbabwe have converged at the Open Space in Harare for a thank you rally in support of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Vice President Kembo Mohadi is in attendance as the guest of honor. Endorsement and Pledge of Support Obey Mapauranga, a prominent figure in the Vapostori community, addressed the gathering and endorsed President Mnangagwa as the sole leader of Zimbabwe. “We pledge to support President Mnangagwa until 2030,” Mapauranga declared, receiving a resounding applause from the crowd. Show of Support The rally is a demonstration of the Vapostori…

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The Real Houses of Nairobi, the hit Showmax Original series, has again taken Kenya by storm with its second season. Following its triumphant win as Best TV Show at the 2024 Kalasha Awards, the show has maintained its momentum, trending every Friday since its launch. Season 2 sees the return of fan favourites Minne Kariuki, Vera Sidika, and Dr Catherine Masitsa, who are joined by new cast members Farah Esmail, Xenah Nyambu, and Reja Keji Ladu. The dynamic ensemble brings fresh perspectives and exciting storylines, keeping audiences hooked. ALSO READ: The Real Housewives of Durban Reunion to Air on Showmax Produced…

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In a recent development, Chitungwiza Council, Manyame Rural District Council, and Prophet Walter Magaya’s Wilter Investments have been fined US$1000 by Chief Seke for violating traditional regulations. The fine was imposed after the parties drilled a borehole in the Chief Seke area without his knowledge or consent. During a full council meeting on Monday, Councilor Chamu Madya of Ward 11 criticized the council’s priorities, stating that they had promptly paid the fine but struggled to allocate petty cash for essential items like furniture.  “You must take some things seriously,” Councilor Chamu emphasized. “When we need furniture from petty cash, you…

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The Mega Borehole drilling project in Chitungwiza has hit a snag after Prophet Walter Magaya was ordered to refund US$90 million to the investor due to a lack of transparency in his dealings with the Chitungwiza Municipality. The project, aimed at improving water delivery in Chitungwiza and surrounding areas of Seke, was initiated by Prophet Magaya, who solicited investment for the water scheme through his company Wistmer Investment. However, Councilor Gylord Chenjera revealed that Prophet Magaya has failed to follow proper procedures, causing divisions among councillors. During a recent council meeting, it was revealed that Prophet Magaya had not provided…

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In the picturesque Mutasa District, a young girl named Rudo (not her real name) has faced more challenges than most people experience in a lifetime. At just 19 years old, she is already a wife and mother of two, aged 2 and 4. Her journey to this point has been marked by adversity, but Rudo’s story is also one of resilience and determination. According to Plan International Zimbabwe, Rudo’s education was cut short when she dropped out of school in Grade 3. The loss of her parents led her to move in with her grandmother, and at just 14, she…

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Earnest Marumisa, 32, is facing charges related to the alleged murder of a man suspected of theft. According to reports, Marumisa, along with accomplices Elias Zalila and Gabriel Manyowa, assaulted the victim in December last year after catching him in their yard in Hopley Zone 5. ALSO READ: Prison Officer in Trouble After Receiving US$3 From Suspect’s Wife The trio allegedly brutalized the victim, leaving him naked, and abandoned him at a nearby residence, where his body was discovered the next morning. Marumisa was arrested earlier this year following a tip-off. In an unrelated case, Rodney Chivese of Harare appeared…

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A new mode of transportation is gaining popularity in developing countries, offering an efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly solution to urban transportation challenges. Railbus, a hybrid of rail and bus transportation, has already transformed cities in India, South Africa, and Brazil, and is poised to do the same in other developing cities. In India, the railbus system has revolutionized transportation in cities like Mumbai and Delhi, providing an efficient and cost-effective mode of transportation for millions of commuters. Similarly, in South Africa, the railbus system has successfully connected townships and cities, promoting economic development and social integration. In Brazil, the…

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Few names have the same profound resonance in the colourful world of Zimbabwean music as Fred Changundega’s. Changundega is a key member of the well-known Zimbabwean Christian Church (ZCC) Mbungo choir. In addition to writing and arranging tunes that reach the top of the charts, Changundega has been instrumental in training the next generation of artists. His services have solidified his reputation as a maestro of melody and mentoring to the music business and his commitment to developing potential. The Musical Journey  Fred Changundega’s musical career began in the centre of Zimbabwe, where his natural musical ability was fostered from…

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