Category Archives: Style & Fashion

Aspiring fashion designer Nyasha Mabhunu, from High Wycombe’s Bucks New University, shows collection at African Fashion Week London

Nyasha Mabhunu (centre) with models wearing her designs on the catwalk It was Zimbabwean roots and crafts of tribe women which made Nyasha Mabhunu’s fashion collection the colourful fusion that featured at African Fashion Week London. The 23-year-old, who will graduate from Bucks New University (BNU) in September, was one of more than 100 designers with connections to Africa to show their

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WATCH: Mugabe sons are victims of their upbringing

Chatunga Bellarmine, unlike Robert jr who is more reserved, likes a good night out and flaunting the first family’s wealth. Harare – The Mugabe sons, Robert jr, 25, and Chatunga Bellarmine, 21, deserve some sympathy.They are children of super-rich parents – President Robert and Grace Mugabe – who are broadly disliked in Harare, their hometown. Most people in the capital

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LOOK: Inside #GraceMugabe’s rented multi-million mansion

Johannesburg – Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has bought two mansions worth more than $8-million in Johannesburg and Harare this year, an investigation has revealed. According to a report in the Zimbabwe Independent, which has conducted a long-running investigation into the property acquisition spree of President Mugabe’s wife, a $3,4 million (R45 million) palatial house in the affluent Sandhurst suburb

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The Mugabe siblings and their allegedly plug-wielding first lady mom, Grace, may have sparked a row in South Africa, but that’s not all they are known for. Russell Gorereza, 33, Grace’s son from a previous marriage, Robert Mugabe jnr, 24, and Chatunga Bellarmine Mugabe, 20, are a ticking public-relations timebomb. And it often goes boom. The siblings, who have been

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Miss Zimbabwe oozes class

HARARE – Miss World Zimbabwe 2017 oozed glitz and glamour on Saturday night in the posh gated suburb of Borrowdale Brooke. The attendees were dressed to kill, looking dapper in beautiful shimmering gowns, tuxedoes and designer suits. After failing to take place last year amid claims that the pageant had failed to attract the “right girls,” there was pressure on the

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The past week has been dramatic in the modelling sector as a result of Bigtime Strategic Group’s rescinding of sponsorship and subsequent crossing of the floor from the Barbara Mzembi -headed Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) to Marry Mubaiwa-Chiwenga’s Miss World Zimbabwe. The two pageants’ patrons have always been believed to be crossing swords and the frosty relations seem to have

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Tomana’s rise and fall

HARARE – Former Prosecutor-General (PG) Johannes Tomana, who could have things done just by the click of his fingers, has fallen from grace, with criminal charges hanging above his head. His rise to power was quite phenomenal, with many accusing him of being a beneficiary of the Zanu PF’s patronage system. But like many who have had a cosy relationship with

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Mubochwa unveils clothing line

Thabani Mubochwa After the success of his Elephant Dress last year, top fashion designer and Zimbabwe’s official elephant ambassador Thembani Mubochwa is now set to unveil the AfroJu clothing line, a line that is set to continue his fight for the protection of the country’s jumbos. Mubochwa, who has designed for high profile celebrities in both Zimbabwe and South Africa

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