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Comedian Gonyeti Abducted, Later Found Beaten And Bruised

Yesterday evening, popular comedian was reportedly abducted from her home by a bunch of masked men who were armed with guns. Gonyeti has been taken by masked and armed men from her house. They beat up her family and broke doors. — #struckbutnotdestroyed (@bustoptv) August 21, 2019 Like Kevin Hart or Trevor Noah, Gonyeti makes […]


MISA Zimbabwe Condemns Attack Against Rights Of Content Creators

After the arrest of online content creators Samantha Kureya (Gonyeti) and Sharon Chideu (Maggie) by CID officers, MISA Zimbabwe has released a statement defending the online content creators and called out the government for using such tactics for censorship purposes. The two content creators were charged with criminal nuisance for disturbing public peace by wearing […]


Online Content Creator Gonyeti Arrested By CID Detectives Over Video(s) On Social Media

Popular comedian and digital content creator Gonyeti of Bstop TV has been arrested by CID operatives from her home in Mufakose. Gonyeti was picked up earlier today. The video that is largely believed to be the reason for the arrest is one in which Gonyeti (real name: Samantha Kureya) and fellow comedian Maggie (real name: […]


From Facebook to the stage – Bustop TV taps into offline revenue, starts monthly standup comedy show

Seeing that Bustop TV has been one of the early – and in a lot of respects – successful implementers of a model that monetised online content in Zimbabwe (some of their skits are branded entertainment) the move to tap into other revenue streams is worth noting.


Beneath the Surface – Interview with Bustop TV Co founder Lucky Aaroni

For our Beneath the Surface feature, we sat down with Lucky Aaroni. Along with Bhutisi (Admire Kuzhangaira) and Kedha (Rolland Lunga), he was the co-founder of the original P.O Box TV and now works with Bustop TV which he also co-founded.