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Musician Tamy Moyo set for European tour

Local music sensation, Tamy Moyo is set to lift the country’s flag high during a 3-month European tour by African artists slated for early December. The talented singer, song writer and guitarist is set to tour Germany, Austria and Switzerland in December until next year February. The tour dubbed ‘Mother Africa Tour,’ will see various artists from Africa showcasing their talent in Europe. The rising Zimbabwean songstress told the ZBC News that she is looking forward to putting up a great show during the 3-month tour. The 19-year-old Afro Pop Fusion music sensation started singing at the age of 7 while she was still in primary school. At 13, she released her two singles: ‘Celebrate Your Life’ and ‘African Beat.’ Since then, she has never looked back. Tamy is currently riding on her debut album, the 18th roller coaster featuring songs such as ‘Ndibereke’ and ‘Sango.’ Her latest video, ‘Ndyeke,’ has been well...

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‘Highlight early child marriages, drug abuse issues’

A local female musician and film maker, Sarah Dhliwayo Nkala is urging upcoming musicians to come up with productions that highlight issues on early child marriages and drug abuse. Nkala, who will launch her forthcoming live DVD album live in concert this Saturday in Harare, said she is encouraging the girl child and other youths to abstain from drugs through the message in some of her productions. She said youths should take part in artistic productions such as film and book writing as a way of conveying their messages through the arts. Nkala and a number of other female musicians have already released five albums and these are: Sokalami, Question Mark, Ndichakuda, Hamusati Maona and...

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Calls for gender equality in music industry

More than 13 countries are gathered in Tanzania for a sub-regional workshop on gender equality in the music industry. Representatives from Zimbabwe, Uganda, Tanzania and Namibia among other countries have met in Tanzania in a bid to discuss gender issues affecting especially female artists in the music industry. President of the Zimbabwe Musicians Union Edith Weutonga Katiji said among other things to be discussed during the workshop are the challenges faced by female artists that hinder them from doing their productions. Other people who also attended the seminar said the workshop has helped in addressing gender equality issues that...

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Tamy Moyo set for a 3 month Europe tour  

Local music sensation Tamy Moyo is set to lift the country’s flag high during a 3 month European tour by African artists slated for early next month. The talented singer, song writer and guitarist Tamy is set to tour Germany, Austria and Switzerland in December until next year February. The tour dubbed “Mother Africa” will see various artists from Africa showcasing their talent in Europe. The rising Zimbabwean songstress told ZBC News she is looking forward to putting up a great show during the 3 month tour. The 19 year old Afro pop fusion music sensation started singing at...

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‘Material Boys’ making a living through dance

A group of six young men known as the ‘Material Boys’ from Entumbane high density suburb in Bulawayo are trying to make a living through some of the artistic genres such as dance. The ZBC crew visited Entumbane to witness one of their training sessions. ‘Material Boys’ dance group was formed four years ago in an effort to try and make a living. However, members of the group said they are facing a number of challenges which include lack of finance and support from the community and corporate world. Member of the group Brandon Ngwenya said difficult as it...

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