United States Announces $475,000 Cultural Preservation Grant for Great Zimbabwe National Monuments

Harare, November 6, 2018:  The United States Government, in cooperation with the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMZZ), has awarded a $475,000 grant to the World Monument Fund (WMF) for preservation work at the Great Zimbabwe national monuments.  Ambassador Brian A. Nichols signed the grant at a ceremony hosted by the NMMZ at the ...
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U.S. basketball stars expected in Zimbabwe

Harare, August 10, 2018- Two United States- based National Basketball Association (NBA) stars- Luc Mbah a Moute and Trevor Ariza- will visit Zimbabwe August 17. They will conduct training and development camps for 50 pre-selected young players. “We are excited to support FAA to host Luc Mbah’s second visit to Zimbabwe as well Trevor Ariza’s first visit,” ...
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U.S. supports professional development for Bulawayo women

The Women’s Development Dialogue (WDD) series is a program concluded in October 26th with a breakfast meeting. The program, sponsored by the United States Embassy   sought to empower established professionals and up-and-coming younger women.  Through monthly meetings and mentor-mentee pairings, it created a platform where women from various sectors can network and build unity, thereby ...
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U.S. provides $42,000 to preserve Ndebele art form

Bulawayo, October 31, 2016: The United States, through the State Department Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), is providing $42,000 to the Bulawayo National Gallery to enable the organization to preserve and document Ndebele traditional art form of hut paintings and decorations. “I am pleased to announce that through the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation ...
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ZIFF’s ‘USA Night’ honors Prince Rogers Nelson

Harare, October 6, 2016: The United States is dedicating ‘USA Night’ (Friday October 7th 2016) at this year’s edition of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival (ZIFF) to singer and song writer Prince Rogers Nelson. One of the United States’ two entries to the revitalized Festival is a feature film Purple Rain starring Prince which will ...
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U.S. invites applications for 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Harare, September 21, 2016: The United States Embassy is thrilled to announce that the application process for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship opened today and will be open until October 26th. Eligible young leaders between the ages of 25 and 35 can apply by visiting https://yali.state.gov/apply/ . “We are excited about this opportunity for young Zimbabwean ...
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