The Pumula Royal Arts and Community Awards were held over the weekend with numerous personalities from the suburb being honoured. The Pumula awards are a youth-born initiative that aims to motivate the youths in Pumula community to keep on doing. Below is a list of the winners as compiled by the Chronicle:

Community Awards

Outstanding New Comer in all Genres:

i). Tosksik Balaclava

Outstanding Male Artist:

i). Ronald Stone

Outstanding Female Artist:

i). Acquillah K

Outstanding Music Producer/Studio:

i). Gabriel French

Music Video of the Year:

i). Bhawuza—MK ft Mandla & Metty

Song of the Year:

i). Stankonko – TCK

Outstanding Alternative Music:

i). Wena Wedwa—Poly Da Nqoe

Best Gospel Artist:

i). Pastor Vee

Best Amapiano or House or Gqom Artist or Kwaito:

i). Mjava

Best Hip Hop Artist:

i). Blaq Ego

Best Dancehall/ Artist:

i). Swizz

Best Afro-Pop Artist:

i). Ronald Stone

Outstanding DJ Across All Genres:

i). The Infinity DJs

Best Duo /Group:

i). The Infinity DJs

Best Album:

i). Far Away – AOK Prontoe

Best Maskandi Artist:

i). Msheli Wentombi


Outstanding Male Dancer:

i). Joaqim Mlotshwa – Iyasa

Outstanding Female Dancer:

i). Metty Intombi Emfitshane

Outstanding Duo/Dance Group Across all Genres:

i). Pumula Junction Dance Crew

Poetry Awards

Outstanding Poet:

i). Lucy Da Poet


i). Trust Gwasunda— Was The Spear Wrong?

Film Awards

Best Upcoming Actor/Actress:

i). Lerato Ncube—Strength of a young heart

Best Actor:

i). Makhosi Nkomo- The Strength of a young heart

Best Actress:

i). Chantel Tshuma—Jane the Ghost

Best Short / Feature Film:

i). The Strength of a young heart—Zizo Motion Pictures

Best Production/Media House:

i). MAK9

Outstanding Theatre Actor/Actress:

i). Nobukhosi Moyo


Outstanding Visuals Director Across all Genres:

i). Praise L Nkala—Zizo Motion Pictures

Best Cinematographer:

i). Andisiwe Sibindi- FEM Studios


Outstanding comedian:

i). Spikiri Mzukulu KaGogo


Best Male Model:

i). Edwin Maseko — King Pumula 2022

Best female Model:

i). Precious Rose—Miss Glamour Zimbabwe 2021 and Miss Model Mediterranean global 2022

Outstanding Online/Print:

i). Nkomponi Culture Mag

Outstanding Journalist/Writer:

i). Mthabisi Tshuma—The Chronicle


Outstanding Youth Led Community Organization:

i). Divine Helper

Outstanding Youth Project:

i)The Community Bridge Talk Show—Zizo Motion Pictures

Business of the Year:

i). Pumula Arts and Craft

Individual Awards

Entrepreneur of the year:

i). Peter Jackson Samuel—PEEKARTS

Upcoming Entrepreneur:

i). Nozithelo Zoleka Hlabangana

Best Hand Work Awards

Outstanding Creative Hand Worker:

i). Sihlobo Moyo–Sihart

Outstanding Fashion Designer:

i). Fabrique Monique — with Home of Arts Entertainment.