Outspoken musician Thomas Mapfumo 'pulls a political punch' during live performance in Zim – report

2018-04-30 13:59

Zimbabwe’s outspoken musician Thomas Mapfumo has reportedly “pulled a political punch” at his homecoming concert over the weekend when he performed a song critical of the new administration.

Top Africa Stories: Mugabe, Zim nurses strikes

2018-04-23 05:44

Former President Robert Mugabe, 94, reportedly rejected an invitation to attend Independence Day celebrations, and Scores of Zimbabwe nurses have protested in Harare's central city park.

Top Africa stories: Zim's $15bn diamond saga, Nigerian brides

2018-04-11 10:38

Several senior government officials have reportedly been summoned by a Zimbabwe parliamentary portfolio committee over the missing $15bn diamond revenue, and two Nigerian brides reportedly left their wedding receptions to write final exams.


'Rise up against old leaders... enough is enough,' Zim musician tells youths

2018-04-27 14:30

Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo has reportedly urged young people to make a stand against the country's current crop of leaders whom he described as "old and unable to bring about any fundamental change".

Zim's legendary musician Mapfumo arrives home, ending more than 10 years of exile

2018-04-20 10:05

Zimbabwe’s most popular musician, Thomas Mapfumo has reportedly returned home after a decade in self-imposed exile in the US.

'I don't want to be involved in politics,' Zim's exiled musician says as he returns home

2018-04-10 10:33

Zimbabwe's most famous musician, Thomas Mapfumo, who fled the country at the height of political repression, has reportedly said that he won't be getting involved in politics, as he prepares to return home after more than 10 years.

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