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MBIRA MUSICIAN WINS STARBRITE | A mbira musician has won this year's StarBrite competition whose final was held in Bulawayo at the weekend. Brighton Shumba from Harare walked away with a total of $25 000 in prizes. In front of a bumper crowd at the Family of God church auditorium, Shumba shrugged off stiff competition from a host of other finalists on his way to winning both the singing category and the overall title. The $25 000 first prize Shumba won includes a residential stand, 20 000 bricks, $1 000, a funeral policy from Doves, a trip to Victoria Falls, a scholarship from Music Cross Roads, head phones from Huawei, Phone handset from Gtel and a recording contract. Petros Zimuto from Bulawayo was the first runner-up while Millicent Chapwanya was the winner of the non-singing category with a 13-year-old poet from Masvingo being the second best in the non-singing category. Praise Kaseke from Kariba was the second runner up in the singing category. Organiser of the talent search
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