Mandela Washington fellows in governance push

Harare, August 28, 2017: Alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship – the YaliCreatives- last week concluded a series of training sessions to promote public participation in governance issues. Congratulating the graduates of the final training session in Harare, U.S. Embassy officials- Stacy Lomba and John Taylor of the Public Affairs Section- said the United States’ ...
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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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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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‘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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With U.S. Support, ‘Life is Now Safe’ for Communities in Zimbabwe’s Burma Valley

In Shona, the primary language of Zimbabwe, chimbambaira once innocently meant “small sweet potato,” until becoming a slang term for landmines that continue to kill and injure people going about their daily lives.  We recently traveled to Burma Valley in Zimbabwe to see firsthand how U.S. efforts to help Zimbabwe safely clear landmines and unexploded ...
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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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