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US: Zim athletics great Harnden joins Auburn University coaching team

By Sports Reporter TOP US-based Zimbabwean track and field coach Ken Harnden has been appointed the new assistant head coach/men’s sprints and hurdles of the Auburn University team, enhancing his status as one of the country’s best athletics coaching talents. Harden will join the Auburn University track and field coaching team which is headed by

SA: Zimbabwean man shot dead in front of wife and son

By citizen.co.za Pietermaritzburg: A Dambuza family is struggling to pick up the pieces after witnessing the murder of their breadwinner. It is alleged that four unknown men, two of whom had their faces covered, stormed into Mathew Madukufamba’s (50) home, demanding money on Wednesday at around 3.30 pm. After giving them the keys, the Zimbabwean

Zim-born engineer wins UN Women Australia scholarship

By mbanews.com.au Zimbabwe-born Engineer Laurena Basutu has been awarded the $60,000 2022 UN Women Australia MBA scholarship, which funds the study of the University of Sydney Business School’s part-time MBA. The scholarship aims to promote gender equality at the most senior levels of the nation’s public, corporate and not-for-profit sectors. A project manager with Transport

Zimbabwean music and gumboot dancing comes to Margate

By inyourarea.co.uk Thanet residents are collaborating in a show that brings together Zimbabwean instruments, storytelling and gumboot dancing, in a world where music is forbidden. Thanet performance company Looping the Loop is bringing Bunker of Zion to the Salvation Army Hall in Margate on Friday, July 1 and 2. Featuring music, dance and powerful stories, the new national touring

SA: ‘This is hell’ – teachers’ uncertain future when Zim permits expire

By News24.com Zimbabwean teachers working in South Africa are worried about what will happen to their jobs when the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit ends in December. The Department of Home Affairs’ critical skills register lists teaching science, technology, engineering, and maths in grades 8 to 12 as skills South Africa needs. Teachers say they have no

AUSTRALIA: Christine Mwaturura ‘thrilled’ to be named Jesse Cox Audio Fellow 2022

By radioinfo.com.au AUSTRALIA: The recipient of the 2022 Jesse Cox Audio Fellowship is Christine “Kix” Mwaturura. The annual fellowship, executed in partnership with podcast studio Audiocraft and production studio Unison, provides a career defining opportunity for an Australian storyteller to accelerate their career and create an innovative audio work. Established in honour of award-winning radio producer, the late Jesse Cox, the

SA: Denzel Chirunga puts himself through law school by selling dog beds

By northcliffmelvilletimes.co.za This is Denzel Chirunga – his is a story indicative of the essence of what Youth Month is all about; having the courage to showcase one’s tenacity, even when adversity seems to tell one they will not succeed. You might have seen a post about him circulating on social media in recent days.

UK: Zim international Alec Mudimu’s face onto Manchester’s landmark buildings

By manchestereveningnews.co.uk The faces of ten young people who have been helped by Manchester Youth Zone (MYZ ) during the last decade are to shine out on landmark buildings and advertising spaces across the city. Among the is Zimbabwe Warriors defender Alec Mudimu. The project is celebrating its tenth year this month – and to mark

UK: Ex-soldier continues fight against deportation to Zim; Home Office not convinced with claim he was ‘tortured and beaten’ in Harare for serving in British army

By expressandstar.com LONDON: A British Army veteran is “living in fear each and every second” due to the threat of deportation to Zimbabwe. Joram Nechironga has spent more than 20 years living in the UK and served in Iraq during his five years with 9 Supply Regiment, based at Hullavington Barracks, in Wiltshire. But the

Die-hard Chelsea fan receives prestigious award from Arsenal legend: Determined Chipo Sabeta continues to defy the odds

By Special Correspondent LONDON: A die-hard Chelsea supporter having to receive a prestigious award from an Arsenal legend summed up Chipo Sabeta’s arduous, decade-long road to a historic FIFA/CIES Network award in Zurich, Switzerland on June 16. UK-based Zimbabwean female sports journalist-cum-administrator, who completed the international programme in sports management with the Nelson Mandela University