Zimbabwe International Women Award Nominees and talented all female Ensemble will on Sartuday launch their latest offering Ekhaya at Alliance Française Harare. The ensemble who last Sartuday made a top drawer show at Bulawayo National Art Gallery as they launched the latest baby Ekhaya.
”Our New album, Ekhaya is an experience of what it means to be Zimbabwean and above all, African. EKHAYA highlights the importance of being proud of who you are, where one comes from, their tradition, norms and culture. There is no place like home, EKHAYA is home”, said Thandeka Moyo one of NOBUNTU members
The ensemble is made up of strong 5 Zimbabwean women, who took it upon themselves to invade the “mens genre” Imbube and bring in their voice to the entire music genre. Thandeka Moyo, Joyline Sibanda, Zanele Manhenga, Heather Dube and Duduzile Sibanda, make up the ensemble, NOBUNTU
Nobuntu, who have not performed for a while in Zimbabwe will take the new Album to Harare this Sartuday and Victoria Falls on June 25, just before the group departs for Italy where they will perform and tour in July.
“We look forward to the support from all the 3 places we will be performing in this June. It is an exciting journey and always humbling when you continuously receive so much love from home.”, said Joyline Sibanda.
Their second album, EKHAYA launched on online stores in March prior to having the singles available on local radio stations.
The first album THINA, got the ensemble nominated for a Zimbabwe International Women Award (Best Musician Category) which were held in London, United Kingdom. The video to the lead single, NARINI from their second album, was on Number one for 4 weeks on the Top 10 Music Videos on Zambezi Magic TV.