There was drama during the Dancers Association of Zimbabwe (DAZ) awards ceremony last week at City Sports Bar when female dancers ganged up against their chairperson Paddington Japajapa, accusing him of being a sex pest.

More than five dancers including Beverly Sibanda confronted Japajapa in the midst of the awards ceremony, shouting at him expressing their displeasure with his habit.They claimed his involvement with dancers is only for sex and his sexual cravings towards dancers have reached an alarming stage.

Bev said Japajapa proposed love to her and when she turned him down, he went on to approach her two dancers taking advantage of their vulnerability.

Japajapa, who claims to be an evangelist, is said to be targeting dancers around late hours when they are stranded looking for transport to go to their respective homes.

He would offer them transport to go home after shows for sexual favours.

“We are tired of your behaviour Japajapa. Uri munhu mukuru. You pretend as if you want to support dancers but we all know that you are after sex.

“After I turned your proposal down, you went on to approach two of my dancers and you went with one of them to her house,” shouted Bev.

“This man (Japajapa) should grow up, he sends me his nu_des pictures trying to lure me for sex and we have realised that he is doing that to several dancers and nhasi tavawana pano. Toda kuvaudza chokwadi.

“Look at this WhatsApp chat, it’s him talking to me pestering me,” said one of the dancers scrolling the messages to this reporter.

One of the dancers, Jestina Chimbizi, who once dated Japajapa, said her ex’s sexual desire is very high and he likes unprotected sex.Jestina said despite the fact that they have separated, the ‘man of God’ seems to have unfinished business with her.

“His habit is very bad; I always had a problem with him when I was dating him. He likes unprotected sex but he has a habit of moving around sleeping with different dancers.

“Even now, he sends me his nudes. If he is disputing it, I can send you right now and they go into the public domain,” said Jestina confronting Japajapa who was hitting back.

As the noise continued, a number of dancers joined in, all confirming that they were being pestered by Japajapa.

H-Metro, however, couldn’t ascertain the number of dancers who ‘fell prey’ to the alleged sex predator.

In what appeared to be a scorn to the mob of dancers, Japajapa shot back saying he had sex with ‘100 of them’

He countered the accusations saying it is rather the dancers who are after him because he is “too sweet”.

Knowing well that he is on camera speaking to H-Metro, Japajapa asked to give his side of the story.

“You were shouting all along, so now give me time to respond. H-Metro listen, these dancers are lying, they are rather pestering me because I’m too sweet. Yes I am sweet,” he said.

“I fuc*** 100 of them, they know it, so they are jealous. I have a big dic**, 20 inches; I am sweet,” said Japajapa.

He, however, did not dispute sending nu_de pictures to one of the dancers saying they were in love.

“We were in love, I sent her because she was my girlfriend. Everyone in love does that to their partners,” he said.


Source : H- Metro


Japajapa turns City Sports Bar into churcn.

February 20, 2014

Dancers Association of Zimbabwe (Daz), board chairman Paddington Japajapa on Tuesday night turned City Sports Bar into a church service during Manjenjenje Dancing Queens and Syndicate Girls’ joint album launch.

Japajapa was speaking as the guest of honour when he spoke at length about Christianity.

“As dancers do your dancing, but remember to go to church. Halleluah. I am an evangelist who is here to preach,” Japajapa said receiving applause from the revellers.

Many dancers are diverting to music as they try to stay afloat in the challenging industry that has seen raunchy dancers gaining popularity.

Manjenjenje Dancing Queens, led by Monica Mukombe and Syndicate Girls fronted by Precious Makwame, have become the latest groups to release albums following in the footsteps of Beverly Sibanda and Zoey Sifelani who launched their albums last year and last week respectively.

Manjenjenje’s is a five-track album called Nyamupfukudza with songs like Manjenje, Sango, Usacheme, Takura Mkwende and the title track Nyamupfukudza.

Syndicate Girls’s album Loly carries six tracks, the title track Loly, Imba Yangu, Ngatifare, Peter, Nherera and Ungafara here.

The launch, which proved to be a night of gyrating, was graced by an array of dance groups like Gonyeti and Trailers, Unique Queens, Blue Virgins, Four Angels and many others headlined by Apama Styles.

Musicians Daiton Somanje and Somandla Ndebele among others graced the event


July 2000

Harare — Paddington Japajapa, Zimbabwe’s self-styled “minister of war”, has joined the multitudes of former Zanu PF stalwarts who are trekking from the ruling party to the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

Japajapa, who contested as an independent for the Dzivarasekwa constituency in last month’s general election, after losing in the Zanu PF primaries, confirmed to The Standard on Wednesday that he had joined the nine-month-old labour-backed party as an ordinary member. The MDC nearly upset Zanu PF when it scooped 57 seats against Zanu PF’s 62 and Zanu’s one seat in an election that has generally been described by observers as heavily flawed in favour of the ruling party.