Dalom music legend, Dan Tshanda’s death has shocked artistes and people in Bulawayo as his music was engrained in the city’s social fabric.

Several African countries with some of the world's largest elephant populations will push this year for looser controls on legal ivory trade, while another group of countries on the continent says more restrictions are the best way to curb the illegal killing of elephants for their tusks.

At the height of his addiction to BronCleer, Kuzivakwashe Mhlanqa drank four bottles of the cough syrup a day, and even stole money from his mum to feed his habit. Eventually, the 19-year-old moved out of the family home in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, and started living on the streets.

Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo will be shutting down the year with a bang with a special edition of the arts fiesta.

Dubbed the Arts Extra, the special edition will run from December 27 to January 1.

Dynasties, a new series narrated by David Attenborough, reveals the power struggles within animal groups. Last night, the fourth episode of the series followed the painted wolves in the Mana Pools National Park in northern Zimbabwe, and we spoke to the episode’s producer, Nick Lyon, about how 18 months of sleepless nights, undocumented behaviours and Shakespearean drama became an unforgettable 60 minutes of TV.

Gospel singer Lorraine Maplanka-Stot has released a track Bekezela that has a message of hope. The track is a precursor to her album Collaborations in Worship.