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Australia: Zim-born teacher helps prison inmates

By abc.net.au Zimbabwe-born teacher Allan Chidziva went from teaching with the Australian Defence Force to the South Coast Correction Centre in Nowra. He said while his students changed dramatically, the principles of teaching remained the same. “With the military, there is structure and everyone does what they’re told, but many behaviours change when people are

UK: Reading mayor commends Zim-born volunteer

Reading Refuge Support Group volunteer Tomson Chauke was awarded his British citizenship last week, with the Mayor of Reading in attendance. Mr Chauke has been a British resident for almost 20 years after leaving Zimbabwe during the difficult political situation of the early 2000s. Arriving in Reading with a solitary friend, Mr Chauke now has

UK: Terrorism trial of MDC activist starts; ‘urged’ bombing of Mnangagwa motorcade, Zanu PF HQ

By dailymail.co.uk Teacher William Chinyanga, 51, has been charged with encouraging terrorism The Zimbabwean activist allegedly called on followers to ‘open gunfire on a gathering of people’ in his home country  Court heard remarks were made in Facebook videos to 7,000 followers Chinyanga said to be MDC-alliance campaigner opposing Zanu-PF government Teacher, of Archway, London denies

EFF leader Julius Malema

‘We Want Zimbabweans To Work In SA’: Malema

TimesLIVE EFF leader Julius Malema has appealed to employers to give South Africans preference as the country faces an all-time high youth unemployment rate of 66.5%. “We want to make an emphasis to the owners of restaurants that no-one should stop employing Zimbabweans and say the EFF said they don’t want them,” he said on

File Image: Zimbabweans based in the UK staging a demo at the Zimbabwe Embassy

“Make Mnangagwa’s Life ‘Uneasy’ Through Demos”: UK MPs Urge Zimbabweans

By Staff Reporter UNITED KINGDOM (UK) House of Lords MPs say Zimbabweans living in that country should be allowed to stage peaceful demonstrations at the Zimbabwe Embassy in London to make the life of diplomats at the high commission “uneasy”. The MPs made the call Monday during a debate on removing the UK’s Constitution Clause

Bradford-based Scunthorpe fan calls on City supporters ahead of Zimbabwe fundraiser

By thetelegraphandargus.co.uk A BRADFORD man who runs a charity supporting school students in Zimbabwe is asking for the city’s football fans to get behind an upcoming fundraiser. Chris Walker, who lives in Great Horton, runs Friends of Pakati, which donates computers to students in the rural town of Murewa. Chris is calling on Bradford City supporters

Lessons For Diaspora On How To Protect Property In Zimbabwe

IF YOU own a vacant or an unoccupied property in Zimbabwe my suggestion is to verify if you still own that property. The Zimbabwean property market is being dominated by absent buyers, due to over four million Zimbabweans who are now scattered all over the world. Zimbabwe’s fraudsters have found a niche in the market

UK: Locardia Chidanyika on her work to empower Africans in the North East

darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk In the latest of a series of features based on a list of inspiring North East women put together by Middlesbrough Soroptimists, Jan Hunter speaks to the founder of a network set up to empower other Black Africans “YOU educate a woman; you educate a nation,” says Locardia Chidanyika, founder and director of Women

SA: Three Zimbabwean nationals busted with explosives

citizen.co.za MUSINA: Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have confiscated explosives from a group of Zimbabwean nationals. According to Captain Moses Semono of the Limpopo Joint Technical Headquarters, this was a case of possible Automated Teller Machine (ATM) explosion attempts. The explosives, which are valued at around R38 000, were found on three

Firefighters Join Nurses In Leaving Zimbabwe For Better Pay Abroad

AL JAZEERA SAMUEL Chikengezha, a 35-year-old fireman, sits on a sofa in his modest home, staring at the television set while he stresses over how he’ll make ends meet this month. He has not yet paid school fees for his three children, he said – one of many financial challenges he faces because the money

Godfrey Musuka Honored As PEPFAR HIV Hero

Global Health THE U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has honoured ICAP in Zimbabwe’s country director, Godfrey Musuka, DVM, MSc (Med), MPhil, Ph.D., as one of 12 individuals who have made a significant impact in the response to HIV and helped steer Zimbabwe on the path towards epidemic control. Musuka and fellow PEPFAR

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Mwaruwari Launches Benjani Youth League Project In Bulawayo 

By Sports Reporter FORMER Warriors captain Benjani Mwaruwari has launched an ambitious project expected to play a role in the revival of junior football structures starting with Bulawayo youths. The England-based former Manchester City and Portsmouth striker graced the launch of the community-based youth football initiative Friday in Bulawayo. The event also marked the launch of

Eric Khumalo

Zim Youth In US Creates Free Coding Classes To Help Others Get Scholarships

Agencies HAVING been inspired by an introductory coding and computer science class at Berkeley, a young man from Zimbabwe is replicating his experience for talented students in his home country—launching their academic journeys into schools like Northwestern and Stanford. Like many young Zimbabweans, Eric Khumalo didn’t have a lot of options, even for a curious

The Bluewater Bridge spanning the St. Clair River connects Sarnia Ontario, Canada, to Port Huron Michigan, US.

Omicron: Canada Lifts Flight Ban For Zimbabwe, 9 Other African Countries 

By Staff Reporter THE Canadian government has announced the existing flight ban for foreign nationals coming to Canada from 10 southern African countries will be lifted Saturday. The countries are: Nigeria, Malawi, Egypt, South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini, and Namibia. “While we recognise that this emergency measure created controversy, we believe it was

Irvine Nyamapfene

Ex-ZESA Engineer Builds London’s First Electrified Bus

By Staff Reporter A ZIMBABWEAN engineer, Irvine Nyamapfene has won praises after he led the groundbreaking project that created the first electric buses in London, the United Kingdom (UK). A former Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) engineer, Nyamapfene has since won an award presented by the multi-billion pound London company, UK Power Networks. This is