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Ruva Chigwedere

Zim-Born Ruva Chigwedere (21) Transforms US Havard Theatre

Harvard Crimson “TO ME, leadership has always meant service,” said singer, actor, and writer Ruva Chigwedere ‘21. In her four years at Harvard, she honed her craft and created spaces for Black artists on campus. Chigwedere immigrated to the United States from Zimbabwe at age four. When she moved from New Jersey to Cambridge for

Bruce Mpofu

‘I Wake Up Thinking It’s A Bad Dream?’: UK Deported Man

The Independent ‘I KEEP waking up thinking it’s probably a bad dream. I just want to get out of here and go home,’ Bruce Mpofu, deported for a crime he committed over a decade ago, tells The Independent. Mpofu, 29, said he was struggling to adapt to life in Zimbabwe, a country he left aged nine.

Bruce Mpofu

UK Deported Man Attacked In Harare

Telegraph and Argus/Staff Reporter A BRADFORD (UK) resident who was recently deported from the United Kingdom was reportedly attacked in Harare while getting some food. Mpofu’s best friend, John Priestley informed The Telegraph and Argus that Bruce was attacked whilst getting some food from a shop Monday evening. It is not clear where the attack happened and

Gladys Saruchera

Zim Biomedical Engineer Developing Medical Devices In US

News Haven GLADYS Saruchera, a biomedical engineer from Zimbabwe, believes in the utmost importance of developing effective, affordable medical devices and therapies. They provide the best healthcare, especially in her home country. After earning her chemical engineering degree at the University of Massachusetts, she worked in the medical devices industry. This was where she realised

Seven More UK Deportees Arrive In Harare

By Leopold Munhende SEVEN more Zimbabwean deportees arrived on a chartered plane from the UK at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Thursday morning. However, two other who were supposed to board the same plane for Zimbabwe were removed at the last minute. NewZimbabwe.com failed to confirm why they were removed. The deportees

Zim Stars Deliver Epic ZimFest Live Blockbuster

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL music luminaries led by Jah Prayzah on Saturday brought their A game to the nostalgic family event that was ZimFest Live 2021. The music festival held at Colesdale Farm saw the return of Jah Prayzah, Gemma Griffiths and Valee to the ZimFest stage and debut appearances by Tamy Moyo, Garry Mapanzure,

UK Based Zim ‘Shining Star’ Teen Drowns In River

BBC A teenager who died while swimming in a river has been described as a “shining star”. Thandolwethu Ndlovu, who turned 15 just two days ago, got into difficulty in the River Trent near Swarkestone, Derbyshire, on Tuesday evening. After an extensive search his body was recovered from the river the next day. Paying tribute,

UK-Based Zimbabwean Breaks Into Natural Food Production

By Alois Vinga A UNITED Kingdom-based Zimbabwean, Phinn Masango has made great strides in the whole grain natural foods market after establishing a fast-growing company, which has become a “must go to” for consumers of naturally grown products. Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com from his UK base, Masango said his company, Tatenda Foods was birthed after he

Conrad Mwanza

Zim Achievers Awards UK 10th Anniversary Nominees Announced

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) has announced the final nominees shortlist for the ZAA UK 10th Anniversary Awards set for 11 September. The live virtual event dubbed “The Big Reveal” will be held at The Mayfair Hotel in London. The voting period for the nominees will commence from 19 July until 15

Cloudy Chunga

UK Based Zim Man Jailed 6 Years For Sex With A Child

Agencies A man has been sentenced to a total of six years in prison after admitting sexual offences against a teenage girl. Cloud Chunga pleaded guilty on Friday 28 May to sexual communication with a child, meeting a child following grooming, sexual activity with a child including penetration and make an indecent image of a

Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa Named Britain’s First Black Billionaire

Daily Mail  A TELECOMS tycoon whose family fled unrest in Zimbabwe, who took on Robert Mugabe in order to start his businesses, and who is now helping to provide Covid vaccines to Africa, has been named as Britain’s first black billionaire. London-based Strive Masiyiwa, 60, has clinched the accolade, according to the Sunday Times Rich

Nicolle Nkazimulo Moyo

Zim-Born Woman Wins UK Council Election

By Staff Reporter A ZIMBABWEAN-born woman Nicolle Nkazimulo Moyo, now based in the United Kingdom, was Friday elected councillor for Peterborough’s Hargate and Hempsted ward. Moyo stood on a Conservative Party ticket against three other candidates from the Green Party, Labour, and Liberal Democrats. She polled 664 votes against Kevin Tighe (Liberal Democrats) – 316 votes, Timothy Kujiyat

Elliot Pfebve

Ex-MDC Parly Candidate Tries Luck In UK Local Elections

By Alois Vinga A FORMER MDC parliamentary candidate for Bindura North constituency, Elliot Pfebve is trying his luck in the United Kingdom local council elections representing the British Labour party. Pfebve is a local council candidate in Walsall North. “The Labour announces its best Team for 6th May 2021 local election, I am honoured to