BY GILBERT MUNETSI
Zimdacehall chanter and man of the moment Rodney Desire Mashandure, aka Jah Master, has spoken about how he sought divine intervention, through his spiritual father, to come back into music after having given up due to frustration.
His commitment, which involved cleaning their place of worship and singing in the church choir, now seems to have paid dividends, as he has managed to claim a place among the top artistes in the Zimdancehall genre. In fact, he is currently ruling the roost if airplay and social media site visits are anything to go by.
Jah Master, who this year released the block-buster single Hello Mwari, which arguably became the most popular as evidenced by the following it attracted on various platforms, is a member of Mercy Miracle Ministries (MMM) in Zengeza, Chitungwiza. He has been worshipping in this church since his return from South Africa a couple
The Village of Key Biscayne is at a turning point. The village, which turns 30 next year, is grappling with its future as a low-lying barrier island especially prone to sea rise. Its manager, largely responsible for modernizing the village’s operations, has resigned and, notably, voters are being asked to approve a bond proposal for up to $100 million that would create a steady funding stream to back large-scale resilience projects. The proposal alone has brought about divisive local newspaper columns, political mud-slinging and even a lawsuit.
In the background, of course, is a Nov. 3 election where 10 candidates — including two incumbents — are vying for three unpaid positions on the village’s seven-member council, many of them aligning themselves as “pro-bond” or “anti-bond” and campaigning around the Key as such.
Here’s who is running:
Allegra, a former state regulator and attorney, moved to Key