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United States supports preservation of Ndebele art and culture

The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and supports preservation of Zimbabwean art as part of expanded engagement between the United States and Zimbabwe

United States Ambassador Brian A. Nichols participated in a ceremony to launch a publication, documenting Ndebele traditional hut decoration in Matobo Hills. The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and supports preservation of Zimbabwean art as part of expanded engagement between the United States and Zimbabwe.…

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Shujaa Finish 13th as curtains fall on CapeTown7s

Their day two kicked off with the Challenge Trophy Quarterfinal where they lost 31-34 to Argentina, the eventual Challenge Trophy winners. This loss automatically dropped them to the 13th place semi final where they played the loser of the third Challenge Trophy between Canada and Zimbabwe

Shujaa (ShujaaPride.com) wrapped up their Cape Town7s campaign two positions higher than they did in Dubai7s last weekend. The team finished in the third place after seeing off Wales Rugby 33-26 in the final. Their day two kicked off with the Challenge Trophy Quarterfinal where they lost 31-34 to Argentina, the…

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Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week ends with calls on Africa to accelerate implementation of game-changing infrastructure projects

The meeting also noted the need to increase projects under construction from the current 32 to 50 percent if Africa is to achieve its developmental aspirations

Accelerating solutions to Africa’s infrastructure gaps must be taken seriously if Africa is to realise the aspirations of its people as enshrined in the continent’s blueprint for development, Agenda 2063 and the global agenda for sustainable development. This was the conclusion by Ministers and delegates attending the fourth Programme for…

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U.S. Government program improves lives of 600,000 orphans and vulnerable children

The program provided educational scholarships for over 50,000 children, including 2,300 children with disabilities

Today at Golden Conifer in Harare, the United States celebrated the World Education Inc. Vana Bantwana program together with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour, and Social Welfare. With funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Vana…

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Ireland helps Zimbabwe respond to cholera outbreak

The partnership with UNICEF also complements Ireland’s work in the health sector, where Ireland is supporting interventions to improve maternal and child health

The Embassy of Ireland in Pretoria recently provided funding of €250,000 to UNICEF to deliver emergency water, sanitation and health (WASH) services in Harare. This support forms part of Ireland’s response to the Cholera Outbreak in Zimbabwe, which has claimed the lives of dozens of people so far. The partnership…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
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Rugby: Kenya Shujaa and Lionesses Squad to Dubai7s Named

The two stars who shone during the 2018 Stanbic Bank National Sevens Circuit, Daniel Taabu and Johnstone Olindi have made the squad that will represent Kenya in the HSBC World Sevens Series in the Dubai7s and Cape Town7s legs

The two are joined by Brian Wahinya, who was part of the 2017/2018 academy and part of the Shujaa team (ShujaaPride.com) that lifted the Zimbabwe Falls Trophy in March this year. Coming back into the fort is Samuel Motari, Alvin Otieno, Leonard Mugaisi, Cyprian Kuto and Charles Omondi. Alvin Otieno…

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U.S. provides $370,900 for community development projects in nine provinces

U.S. Embassy small grants focus on supporting small-scale, short-term, community projects that bring about improvements in people’s lives

In a signing ceremony today with U.S. Ambassador Brian A. Nichols, the United States government provided $370,900 in small grants to community based organizations in nine provinces. Through its small grants program, the U.S. Embassy is awarding grants to 17 organizations in Harare, Midlands, Masvingo, Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland…

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    • Unveiling the Zimbabwe Economic Report: from left to right – Malcolm Pautz, G:ENESIS Analytics; Damoni Kitabire Country Manager COZW; Zvinechimure R. Churu, Principal Director Ministry of Finance and Economic Development; Walter Odero, Principal Country Economist COZW; Ferdinand Bakoup, Ag. Director ECCE; and George A. Kararach, Lead Economist RDGS
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“Building a new Zimbabwe”, a flagship report launched by the African Development Bank to spark the country’s economic development

It provides the current government, the donor community, and the private sector with a detailed assessment of investment opportunities in Zimbabwe

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has launched a flagship economic report on Zimbabwe, titled: “Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation” which aims to support renewal and transformation of the country. Prepared by the Bank Group’s Economic Governance and Knowledge Management Vice-Presidency, the report was…

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EY honours Southern African entrepreneurs who redefine convention and inspire change

This year EY marks 21 years of recognising and celebrating entrepreneurs who have consistently demonstrated excellence in their businesses

Since the first award in 1998, when Adrian Gore of Discovery was the inaugural winner, EY (www.EY.com) continues to see trailblazing entrepreneurs whose vision is shaping industries, creating new markets and generating employment opportunities while contributing to economic growth and development. We are excited to announce, in alphabetical order by…

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Africa Risk-Reward Index November 2018: investment climate strengthens as continent’s growth revives despite the drag from its biggest economies

The report now projects an accelerating resurgence in growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to the end of the decade that will see strengthening investment returns versus risk

Africa’s investment environment for both businesses and financial investors is now reviving, with a continuing and steady improvement in the trade-off between risk and reward as growth on the continent rebounds, the third edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index from specialist risk consultancy Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com) and Oxford Economics (https://www.OxfordEconomics.com/) finds.…