Latwell Nyangu, H-Metro Reporter
Dancers Zoey Sifelani and Beverly Sibanda have abandoned their shows and opted isolation as measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 intensifies.
Zoey said she is frightened about the virus but hunger will strike upon them during the off stage stay while Bev said she has enough to cover her during this period.
“I am afraid and for the meantime I will stay home.
“I wish I had test kits, ndaiitira mashows vandinenge ndatester chete because kugara futi paden ma1.
“Kubasa hatisi kuenda, kumusika hakusi kuendeka saka ma1,” said Zoey.
Bev said she will be indoors but feel sorry for her fellow dancers who are crying foul.
“Lockdown haisi kundirwadza because handifambe fambe.
“As for me I can’t complain but mamwe madancers angu ma1.
“Mari vanoiwanepi mabhawa avharwa,” she said.
The Sexy Angels boss said, she is 100 percent safe.
“I am safe since the virus is real and we have to be careful nekuti inhamo yedu tese,” she added.
Dancers Association of Zimbabwe (DAZ) president Harpers Mapimhidze said, this is a major blow to their source of income.
“We have nothing we can do, since this virus has hit the whole globe.
“This is way to go in minimizing the continuous spread of the virus in our country.
“We are going to take heed of the President’s call to stay at home until further notice.
“Most of our dancers depend on industry so it will be a major blow to them but we hope they will find other alternatives to survive during this period.
“We have put everything on hold until we are advised and the public gatherings have also been banned.”
Government banned all entertainment related activities to minimize the further spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe.