Rofhiwa releases his new album

Entertainment: 03 December 2023 By Maanda Bele

Reggae and gospel singer Rofhiwa Nethwadzi released his long-awaited second album, Ndi nne onoula, on Saturday, 25 November. The reggae album contains 13 songs and two bonus tracks. Rofhiwa (33) was born in Tshiheni village but later moved to Tshirenzheni village, in Nzhelele. He currently works as a Paralegal at a law firm in Johannesburg, but making music on the side remains a big part of him.

Entertainment Articles

Osome Feyn's latest EP tells a story about love

Entertainment: 07 October 2023 By Thembi Siaga

Afro and R&B artist Vhuthu Tshisikule, better known as Osome Feyn, released an impressive four-track EP titled “Find Me Now” on 24 September. The EP weaves a captivating love story into the rhythms of Afrobeat, Hip-Hop, and the soulful sounds of African drums.

Rhumba maestro Mu Africa Marko is back with a bang

Entertainment: 06 October 2023 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Rhumba maestro Marko Clement Simbine, known by the stage name Mu Africa Marko and the More Fire Big Machine, has come a long way since the start of his music journey. Originally from Mozambique but now residing in Matsila village, the artist was drawn to music early in life.

Legendary Julia Nemakhavhani nominated for SATMA

Entertainment: 06 October 2023 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Veteran musician Elelwani Julia Nemakhavhani from Makwarani, outside Thohoyandou, has been nominated for the Best Tshivenda Artist/Group award at the 2023 South African Traditional Music Awards (SATMA) for her song “Dambila”. The upcoming awards are to be held in Durban on 15 December.

The Natty Lions nominated for SAUMA award

Entertainment: 05 October 2023 By Victor Mukwevho

The Vhembe-based rock/reggae band, The Natty Lions, led by Nndanduleni Elijah Dombo, also known as “The Lion Poet”, and Ndivhuwo “Zion Teacher” Mulugisi Mamafha, have just been nominated for Best Reggae Song at the 10th annual South African Upcoming Music Awards (SAUMA). The nomination is for their song “Home Mount Zion”, from their album “Precious Mother”.

Motivational book by Pastor Lindelani Mashamba

Entertainment: 01 October 2023 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Pastor Lindelani Mashamba of the Lighthouse Church recently published her debut spiritually motivational book in English, titled “Waiting to Testify”.

Negondeni pleads for support to keep cultural activities alive

Entertainment: 30 September 2023 By Victor Mukwevho

Tshilamba-based cultural activist Ms Pfarelo Negondeni reiterated her previous assertion that a lack of financial support is one of the primary causes of the decline in cultural activities in the country at the moment.

Local artists and musicians attend annual workshop

Entertainment: 29 September 2023 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The organisers of the Royal Heritage Festival once again hosted their annual workshop for artists from all around the Vhembe District at the Thohoyandou Arts and Culture Centre on Wednesday, 13 September. The aim of the workshop was to improve their skills and expand their understanding of the respective industries they work in.

Pastor Mhluluma wants to reach wider audience with radio show

Entertainment: 24 September 2023 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Pastor Nicholas Mululuma’s dream was to become a nurse. He even went to college to study for it. However, fate had other plans for him. For the man from Ngwenani Ha Themeli, just outside Thohoyandou, life took a different turn when he formed a close association with the late international preacher, Pastor Irene Tshifhiwa, also known as Ramashia. This association would ultimately change the course of his life.

Popular Xitsonga poet wins second place at national GOSHA awards

Entertainment: 23 September 2023 By Thembi Siaga

Local award-winning Xitsonga poet Hlayisani Shiburi secured second place among candidates from all nine provinces of South Africa in the Golden Shield Heritage Awards (GOSHA) 2023. The prestigious event took place at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town on Thursday, 14 September. She clinched the award in the Young Heritage Activist category.

Mizo Phyll's new LP receives rave reviews and praise

Entertainment: 22 September 2023 By Thembi Siaga

Fans of the “King of VenRap,” Mizo Phyll, cannot stop singing the praises of his latest musical offering, a 14-track LP titled “It Was Written”, which was released on 12 September.

Mazwale dishes up her best at mini-festival

Entertainment: 21 September 2023 By Victor Mukwevho

One of the best female musicians from the Vhembe region, Tshanduko Maano, or “Mazwale” as she is better known in the music industry, had more than 5,000 guests captivated for more than an hour when she performed at the opening jamboree of a popular funeral undertaker’s new offices in Tshipako village on Saturday, 16 September.

Search for a story in Entertainment:

Most read Entertainment articles