OCTOBER 2016 REVIEW: Manyuchi fight, Jah Prayzah’s MAMA and Cougar party

Deep into the second half this year we got

Here are highlights from October 2016 (bold indicates link to original article)

Director Tatenda Jamera revealed his plan to improve music videos in Zimbabwe. Listen here

Ammara Brown performed on Coke Studio. Here it is

Then there was the Manyuchi fight:

Jah Prayzah was nominated for an MTV Africa Music Award. Of course he went on to win it. We recorded the moment and shared it here. Then we caught up with him in an interview where Jah told us how emotional he was about winning.

Child marriage advocated Mary Taedzerwa also picked up an MTV Award on the same night

Doltek, William Grant announced the  introduction of Whisky Lounges in Zimbabwe

Oskid had a fight with Winky D. Winky D said, “Sue me”

DStv added 17 new channels to its NOW streaming service

Morgan Heritage finally performed in Harare and they were amazing

Khwezi, the woman who accused SA president Jacob Zuma of rape died. Her real name was revealed as Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo.

Newly appointed Zimbabwe head coach Heath Streak (left) with ZC chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani at the unveiling event in Bulawayo

Newly appointed Zimbabwe head coach Heath Streak (left) with ZC chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani at the unveiling event in Bulawayo

Heath Streak was appointed Zimbabwe cricket coach. He said he was honoured to be appointed.

Stunner avoided jail for his reckless driving and operating a vehicle without a license

Zim model Tmothy Hogo’s images appeared on New York’s iconic Time Square

It was a double tragedy as both Cephas Msipa and his grandson  died on the same day

Multichoice slashed the price of DStv subs in Zimbabwe

RnB singer Trevor Dongo was involved in a fight. He would later apologise for the incident

There was a cougar party flier that caused a stir. The response was overwhelming and surprising

Zimbabwe were handed the group of death in next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon

Toya De Lazy was in Harare for a performance

IYASA picked up a major Austrian award

Insingizi had a sold-out debut tour of China

Khama Billiat’s Mamelodi Sundowns were crowned Champions of Africa

Gospel star Joyce Simeti died

Brazilian World Cup winning captain Carlos Alberto

Jake – Solomon Adufah/Carl Scort/Instagram

And then remember when we fell in love with Jake?

Zimbabwe played their 100th Test match

The Harare International Festival of the Arts confirmed the 2017 edition

The Zimbabwe Women’s Awards list was announced