Wanted: African leaders for a 6-week fellowship

Imagine six weeks at a U.S. university where you can sharpen your skills in public management, civic leadership or business; get advice from experts in the U.S. public, private and nonprofit sectors; and build a network of Africans and Americans to support your professional development. (State Dept.) That is what the Mandela Washington Fellowship is ...
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U.S. education prepares Zim student for venture into Africa’s energy spectrum

Harare, August 25, 2017: Zimbabwean student Ngoni Mugwisi (24) says he is ready to embark on his doctoral studies that will set him on a path to influence the energy spectrum in Africa. “Five years from now I will probably have earned my PhD in electrical engineering from Oxford University,” said Ngoni, a graduate of ...
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Financial assistance inquiries dominate Colleges Fair

Harare, July 26th, 2017: Inquiries about financial assistance for college education in the United States dominated the recent American Colleges and Universities Fair held at Prince Edward School last Saturday, college representatives said. EducationUSA Harare hosted the colleges and universities fair at Prince Edward School on July 22nd to enable high school students and parents ...
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U.S. scholarship fulfills Zim student’s search for innovative solutions

Harare, June 21, 2017: Eagerness to learn and find innovative solutions to common challenges has landed a young Tanaka Chingonzo a scholarship to study at the United States’ College of Wooster in Ohio. He travels for the four year study this August, hardly his first trip to the United States in search of knowledge. “I ...
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Upcoming YALI EXPO a symbol of determination by Zim youth leaders

By David McGuire Harare, May 23, 2017: The U.S. Embassy sends its heartfelt congratulations to the Zimbabwean YALI Mandela Washington Fellows for its upcoming “YALIExpo” running under the theme “Harness the Hustle.” The event will take place at the Meikles Hotel Rooftop on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 9:00am until 4:00pm. The free expo will ...
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U.S. Foreign Press Centers invites Zim scribe for press freedom tour

Harare, May 31, 2017: Zimbabwe Independent reporter, Hazel Ndebele, has a rare chance to witness media engagement and press freedom issues in the United States under the new administration after she was selected to be one of several journalists by the United States Foreign Press Centers. The tour entitled “Media Literacy and Press Freedom in the ...
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‘Gap year’ prepares Zim student for U.S.

Harare, May 11th 2017: Despite being out of school for 16 months after completing her high school education, Nicole Kumbula’s determination has earned her a full scholarship to study at Bates College in the United States. She pays tribute to the “forced gap-year” she thought she would endure after her initial attempt to secure admission ...
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Perseverance earns Rusape boy U.S. scholarship

Harare, April 13, 2017– Shingirai Guchu (21) is headed to Lebanon Valley College in the United States after securing the Almond Tree Scholarship. News of the result of the highly competitive award was announced to him through the EducationUSA Advising Center last Thursday. “That was the most shocking and surprising moment of my entire life ...
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Invitation for applications: Media Co-op Program

Harare, December 19 2016- The United States Embassy in Harare is seeking applications from broadcast or online media organizations interested in participating in the Bureau of Public Affairs’ Foreign Press Center (PA/FPC) Media Co-op program. Media Co-Ops are a (maximum) two-week, highly-intensive U.S. work and travel program usually involving a broadcast media producer/reporter and one ...
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