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A chat with award nominee, Sally Cranswick

I was quite nervous about approaching Sally Cranswick for an interview. In fact, I didn’t even think she’d reply my message but, she did! Sally was shortlisted for the South African Literary Awards (SALA) Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award for her debut collection of short stories, Women out of Water. Sally lives in Cape Town … Continue reading

An interview with Zimbabwean winemaker, Caroline Rwendo

Afrique Beat News recently had an interview with Zimbabwean winemaker, Caroline Rwendo on her wine and how she got into the industry. Also known as¬†enologists or vintners, winemakers oversee production at wineries and vineyards. Who is Caroline? I was born and bred in Marondera. I spent most of my time in school because of my … Continue reading

Flexy H stepping up to be counted amongst the best

Article written by Hagamugaga He rose to fame through the Ngoma Republik sessions, and many people including this writer were captivated by his unique talent and he was the stand out performer on these sessions which are meant for exposure to upcoming but talented young artistes and exposed he was. The Ngoma Republik sessions opened … Continue reading

Zimbabwean musician Victor Kunonga, celebrates birthday at Gava’s

HARARE: Victor Kunonga is a Zimbabwean award-winning Afro-Jazz singer, dancer and songwriter who rose to prominence in 2004, after releasing his debut album Such Is Life. The self-taught acoustic guitarist became a household name with his second album, Uyo that won him a Zimbabwe Music Awards (ZIMA) award in 2006. Kunonga was born on 25 October 1974 in Shurugwi. He is the eldest and only son … Continue reading

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