Tag Archives: Southern Africa

Q & A with BKay n Kazz, the next big thing

UK based dynamic musical duo, BKay N Kazz are promising to become the next big thing in the music industry. Hailing all the way from Masvingo in Zimbabwe, the brothers have now set base in the city of Milton Keynes south east of England. B-Kay & Kazz have come from making toddler melodies and growing […]

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Is Busty Makosi Bust?

A report in the Daily Star suggests that Zimbawean born former U.K. reality T.V. star Makosi Musambasi is broke. According to the article by Gareth Dorrian, “BUSTY Makosi Musambasi had her £10,000 fee for starring in Big Brother snatched by debt ­collectors”. The article goes on to state that, the debt collectors are demanding a […]

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Zambian teen wins Beffta young achievers award

A Zambian young actor, Olutunji Ebun-cole, has emerged as winner of the BEFFTA Young Achiever Award in the BEFFTA Special Awards Category. Olutunji (famously called Tunji) beat seven other contenders aged between 13 and 28, to win the prestigious Award. Tunji, whose mother is Zambian and his father Nigerian, is at 13 years of age […]

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Mugabe HANDS $US300000 to losing BB Africa Candidate

Supporters of Munyaradzi Chidzonga, the Zimbabwean former big brother Africa All-stars contestant were irate that he did not win the final prize of $US200000. Munyaradzi’s supporters took to the streets of Harare after learning that Uti Nwachukwu of Nigeria had been announced the winner. Munyaradzi and his fans felt cheated and luckily for Munyaradzi, there […]

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Gamu’s MOBO moment and record deal rumours

Gamu Nhengu stepped out in style at the 2010 MOBO awards ceremony. The singer, who was the viewers’ favourite to win the final prize, was axed from the show in controversial fashion at the judges’ houses stage. A media frenzy ensued after her exit from the show and personal matters of Gamu’s life including issues […]

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Gamu live at the MOBOs tonight?

As the home office decision on whether or not Gamu will be allowed to stay in UK is expected some time today , it is rumoured that the singer will be appearing at the MOBO awards ceremony tonight. Metro’s source says organisers are trying to get the 18-year-old on stage to sing amid speculation that […]

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Gamu live at MOBOs tonight?

As the home office decision on whether or not Gamu will be allowed to stay in UK is expected some time today , it is rumoured that the singer will be appearing at the MOBO awards ceremony tonight. Metro’s source says organisers are trying to get the 18-year-old on stage to sing amid speculation that […]

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Gamu faces deportation

  An X Factor contestant who narrowly missed out on a place for the live finals of the show is facing deportation from the UK. Gamu Nhengu, who is originally from Zimbabwe, was controversially eliminated from the ITV show on Sunday. Immigration officials have confirmed that her mother, Nokuthula Ngazana, had been refused permission to […]

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Is Gamu Out of The X-Factor UK?

According to the website unrealitytv.co.uk, the sensational vocalist Gamu Nhengu may not be progressing to the finals of the X-factor reality TV show. The 18 year old student is said to may have been dropped by judge Cheryl Cole during the boot camp process at the judge’s home.

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Tinashe’s Saved rescues the day with bouncy riffs

This debut album, from a south London singer/songwriter who spent his childhood in Harare, is a warm, soulful pop treat. Led by bouncing piano chords, Good Times showcases Tinashé’s knack for matching an addictive melody with pithy couplets about young urban life. Strumming guitars dominate jangly indie number The Feeling, while surging drums and an […]

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