Concert showcases emerging talent in music and literature

It runs under the ambit of the Creative Economy Week, which kicks off today at the Skeyi & Strobo Central Business District Market hosted at First Floor Gallery Harare.
By Khumbulani Muleya Mar. 1, 2024
Culinary canvas: Exploring art, business of gourmet cuisine (III)
Culinary canvas: Exploring art, business of gourmet cuisine (III)
These recipes each offer a unique and complex flavour profile while remaining approachable for home cooks.
By Ruwarashe Muzamhindo Feb. 23, 2024
Nyarota’s latest book takes aim at opposition
Journalist Geoffrey Nyarota has released his latest book, ‘The Journalist as an Outcast: Perils of Investigative Reporting in Zimbabwe.’
By Dudzai Sambiri Feb. 23, 2024
Sofar Harare celebrates anniversary
Sofar Sounds Harare kicked off its 2024 events calendar with a return to the National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) in Harare, just in time to celebrate its first anniversary.
By Staff Writer Feb. 23, 2024
Arts sector honours Nick Moyo, hosts farewell dinner
Moyo told guests that although he had been a broadcaster and had also made artistic achievements in theatre, music, dance, poetry and film, he consciously chose to be an arts administrator.
By Khumbulani Muleya Feb. 16, 2024
Culinary canvas: Exploring art, business of gourmet cuisine (II)
Lavender honey glazed roast duck/chicken 
By Ruwarashe Muzamhindo Feb. 16, 2024
Culinary Canvas: Exploring art, business of gourmet cuisine (I)
The kitchen has become my creative sanctuary, where I am free to experiment, innovate, and express myself through the medium of food.
By Ruwarashe Muzamhindo Feb. 9, 2024
American DJ, scholar traces black historical events through music
The drum’s association with resistance is legendary.
By Khumbulani Muleya Feb. 9, 2024
Healthy diet, lifestyle help body rid itself of toxins
This detoxification plays an important role in our overall health, keeping us physically and mentally well and ensuring we have the energy and vitality we need to stay fit and healthy.
By Cimas Feb. 2, 2024
2024 food trends a true adventure (II)
As we delve into the culinary landscape of 2024, it is evident that this year's food trends are a delightful blend of innovation, sustainability, and wellness.
By Ruwarashe Muzamhindo Feb. 2, 2024
Teen Zim chef takes over kitchen at global contest
The culinary olympiad, in its 10th edition, kicked off at the 2 500-seater Siri Fort auditorium in the Indian capital on Monday.
By Staff Reporter Feb. 2, 2024
Ronasi Fiction Prize for rural pupils unveiled
The writing competition coordinator, Emmanuel Sigauke, told IndependentXtra that “the story should show the challenges that they face and how they overcome them”.
By Khumbulani Muleya Feb. 2, 2024
Five local artists join massive list for Venice Biennale
As usual, there will be a range of emerging, mid-career, and established living artists as well as historical artists and recently deceased artists.
By Staff Writer Feb. 2, 2024
Skeyi & Strobo to launch new platform ‘CBD Market’
Organisers also hinted at featuring alternative music as a way of celebrating the rich diversity of Zimbabwe’s sub cultures. There will also be poetry and other performance art. 
By Khumbulani Muleya Jan. 12, 2024
Almasi indaba cultivates a culture of storytelling
Almasi is a Zimbabwean American dramatic arts collaborative organisation. Its name is derived from Al-ma-see, an African word of Swahili origin that means “brilliant diamond”.
By Khumbulani Muleya Jan. 5, 2024
Take precautions to ensure a healthy and safe holiday
Holiday events and celebrations can be invaluable times for family and friends to get together.
By Cimas Dec. 21, 2023
Sofar Harare wraps up year with 8th concert
The concert was sponsored by the Krystal Chindori-Chininga Foundation (KCCF), which is an Afro-feminist organisation dedicated to empowering young women and girls in Zimbabwe
By Staff Reporter Dec. 21, 2023
Weaver Press closes chapter after 25 years of publishing excellence
Weaver Press co-founder Irene Staunton told IndependentXtra that the press would be closing at the end of the year.
By Khumbulani Muleya Dec. 15, 2023
Future looks Marvellous for Bulawayo’s star film graduate
Marvellous was one of 19 students who entered the academy in January, and has just graduated with flying colours.
By Staff Writer Dec. 15, 2023
Best tourist experiences in Kaza
Southern Africa is home to some of the world’s most incredible wildlife.
By Sarah Kingdom Dec. 8, 2023
Swimming is good exercise but safety precautions are required
There are several measures you should take to ensure that swimming is a safe and pleasant experience.
By Cimas Dec. 8, 2023
Sofar Sounds concerts strike a chord
Previous concerts have been hosted at venues such as First Floor Gallery Harare, Alliance Francaise de Harare, Ela The Garden, and Vanilla Moon, as well as at a private residence in Highlands.
By Staff Reporter Dec. 3, 2023
Food & travel: Food for thought: Nourish your skin with delicious delights
The natural acidity of citrus fruits gently exfoliates and brightens your skin, giving you a natural glow.
By Ruwarashe Muzamhindo Dec. 1, 2023
Swahili among world’s top 10 most widely spoken languages
Swahili, which borrows roughly 40% of its lexicon from Arabic, was first spread along East Africa’s coast by Arab traders.
By Enos Denhere Dec. 1, 2023
Josh Meck drops soulful single
The single resonates with the spirit of perseverance, offering a comforting message that life’s tribulations are but fleeting shadows against the canvas of time.
By Khumbulani Muleya Dec. 1, 2023
No Jazz Society redefines music boundaries
The band members are Ndzwa Biyana, Nkululeko Biyana, Fernando Damon and Fakazile Nkosi.
By Khumbulani Muleya Nov. 24, 2023
Alliance Française hosts unique cultural event
The event promises to be a unique and exciting experience, featuring a range of activities, including live music performances by Mannex and the Reggaestra Band
By Khumbulani Muleya Nov. 17, 2023
Zim series ‘Ngoda’ set to dazzle global audiences
The film will be showcased this month at Lift-Off Global Network Sessions in Pinewood Studios in the UK and Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, US.
By Staff Writer Nov. 17, 2023