Artists As Entrepreneurs: Do Artists Know Anything About Market Development For Creative Industries?

Matabeleland artists need to have management skills to enhance their ability to grow their businesses. Image by Gallery Fuel


BY THABANI H. MOYO | @thabanih | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 19, 2022

The creative industries — which include advertising, architecture, arts and crafts, design, fashion, film, video, photography, music, performing arts, publishing among others — are the lifeblood of the creative economy.

Despite Losing Eyesight, Phiri Still Strums

Elliot Kazembe Phiri now uses his instincts to strum a guitar after losing eyesight. Image by The Citizen Bulletin


BY NGQWELE DUBE | @rasmthembo | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | MAR 7, 2022

Playing the lead guitar has become second nature for Phiri, and losing eyesight has not stopped him from taking up the instrument to entertain his audience.

Is Harare Matabeleland’s Yardstick for Quality Music?

S'khosana Buhlungu's single, Dlala Ntethe has been breaking the Internet; sparking debates on social media.


BY THABANI H. MOYO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | SEPT 6, 2021

Dlala Ntethe has taken social media by storm and drawn the attention of critics and praisers alike, but what standards are being used to critic the music?, asks Thabani H. Moyo.

Why Are Copyright Violators Not Punished In Zimbabwe?

Stealing books through photocopying is piracy and an infringes on the original creators' rights. Image by Unsplash


BY THABANI H. MOYO | @thabanih | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | APR 10, 2022

Piracy is intellectual theft. Those who pirate works of art are stealing from the creators and their families.

Why Networking, Collaboration Is Important For Local Artists

Networking and collaborations made IYASA brand what it is today.


BY THABANI H. MOYO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | APR 1, 2021

To propagate their skills and their businesses, Matabeleland artists need to interact and collaborate, writes Thabani H. Moyo.

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