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SUMMER is back it is that time of the year again when men would rather stay out late while women toss and turn alone in their beds. It is a common fact that winter nights convince people to be at home so they can keep warm and most men are always on time to get home. Well winter nights are not a favourable time to stay outdoors, so ...

What is the Ndebele word for stress? A church interpreter tells me that the nearest translation is ukuhlukumezeka. Why then is this word rarely used when referring to modern day worry? Most speakers opt for an English word and just say “ngile stress.” Perhaps the translation is too long and in this busy world, people prefer shorter ...

A COUPLE of weeks ago the Zimbabwe Theatre Association (Zita) started its decentralisation programmme aimed at taking good theatre to the people. The focus and emphasis being on good theatre. The project came after the realisation that nothing much is happening in our theatres as plays are not touring anymore. The new project ...

Ngqwele Dube Leisure Correspondent UNITED States-based film director, Sanele Sibanda, believes passion among local film practitioners can play a critical role in uplifting the state of the industry in the country. Sibanda, whose film, The Bicycle Thief premiered a fortnight ago, said there were many dedicated and passionate film practitioners who could use their love for...

Morgan Freeman MORGAN Freeman claims getting enough sex helps keep him young. The 77-year-old actor — who has been divorced twice — feels a healthy libido is the key to feeling youthful as he often has women younger than him complimenting him on how sexy he is. Quizzed how he’s remains so youthful, Morgan answered: “P***y.’’ He continued: ...

GENERATIONS producer Mfundi Vundla says that he feels betrayed by the fired actors as they have been painting him like an exploiter. Vundla said that he has played a major role in some of the actor’s lives and that their behaviour does not make sense to him. “To some extent I do feel betrayed, because one actor almost had a stroke and ended ...

THE late Paul “Dr Love” Matavire who died in 2005, was one of the music greats of his time whose wit and humour-laced approach to serious social issues made his lyrics quite relevant even today as his music knows no age group while his themes were timeless. ...

Lillie Chopamba DESPITE being embroiled in a number of indecorous scandals which have led to questions of legitimacy and professionalism being raised, Miss Grand Zimbabwe (MGZ) pageant and its licence holder, Chris Vukani Mhlanga have unveiled a new beauty queen to represent the ...

A book vendor on one of Bulawayo’s streets THE proliferation of pirate activities in the country is heavily threatening the book industry with massive reproduction of both fiction and non-fiction  books with reckless abandon. ...

A ‘‘street dentist’’ sells dentures on a street in Johannesburg last week WITH the weather being so unpredictable, I don’t yet want to blow the horn and scream SUMMER is here! The temperatures are definitely warming up and the excess baggage we had grown so fond of carrying will soon be packed up in our ...