14 February 2016
   
New Zimbabwe Header
Axed war vet leaders defiant, reject ouster
Kasukuwere fires three Mnangagwa chairmen
Valentine's protestors beaten up by cops
Mujuru registers party with poll agency
Grace doles raincoats, amid severe drought
Dzamara: France says changing tack
2nd Mugabe bomber’s trial set for March
Let’s go bare hands, Saviour to ‘Croc’
MORE NEWS
Govt gets tough on foreign firms
Rand dips as Zuma speech disappoints
MORE BUSINESS
Lamar brings hip-hop back to Grammys
US: Gurira revisits Rhodesian repression
MORE SHOWBIZ
Chatara, Panyangara in World T20 squad
Chicken Inn edge SA’s fancied Sundowns
MORE SPORTS
Prof Jonathan Moyo misses STEM engine!
Famine as the price of socialist misrule
MORE OPINION
 
Zanu PF factionalism outs in graft fight
Succession: Ungifted Croc has lost it
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
Tourism Minister Mzembi wins 3 Africa Leadership awards
22/12/2012 00:00:00
by Staff Reporter
 
Hat trick ... Minister Walter Mzembi
 
RELATED STORIES
Barclays Zim skipped in Absa merger
RTG approves US$4, 5m rights offer
Ups and downs for Tetrad Holdings
US$4,8m loss for StarAfrica Corp
Gvt to tighten bank ownership rules
Celsys Ltd returns up 65pc
Pick n Pay opens second store in Zim
PGI to dispose of MBD equity

ZIMBABWEANS fared strongly at the recent Africa Leadership Awards in Mauritius winning six awards, with three of them going to Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi.

The minister received the Personal Brand Award, the Mark of Excellence Award and the Africa Leadership and Initiative Awards.

Zimbabwe as a nation was awarded the Leading Future Destination Award, a psychological booster for a country emerging from isolation by foreign visitors and a decade of deep economic decline.

Other winners were heads of two academic institutions, Dr. Quinton Kanhukamwe of the Harare Institute of Technology and the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU)’s Dr. Primrose Kurasha.

The two were awarded for leading institutions that have contributed immensely in national development.

In his address, Mzembi urged African countries to follow democratic principles and weed out corruption, saying this was the only pathway to the achievement of the continent’s economic development.

He lamented current developments in Egypt, Mali and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) saying the unrest in these countries negated economic growth and development.

Mzembi, who has also won several national and international awards previously, took the opportunity to position and market the next UNWTO General Assembly set for August 2013 in Victoria Falls.

Co-sponsored by the World Corporate Social Responsibility and the Stars of Industry Group, the awards are intended amongst other objectives, to encourage good leadership.

The Stars of Industry Awards was created more than 40 years ago by the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and it gives hoteliers the opportunity to recognize employees, managers and legislators who best represent the service and spirit of the lodging industry.



Advertisement


 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark
 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
Car shipping to Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia from UK
RSS NewsTicker