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Top Academic Chivaura Dies (allAfrica.com)

Lovemore Mataire Senior Reporter Prominent academic and University of Zimbabwe senior lecturer in the English Department Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura has died. He was 64. Chairperson of the UZ English Department Dr Ruby Magosvongwe, who is also a family friend, said Dr Chivaura died early yesterday morning at the Avenues Clinic in Harare where he had…

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New College to Nurture Art Talent (allAfrica.com)

In a bid to harness art talent among young people, a new college in Chegutu will enrol students of various talent on scholarship. Westview College will take art as an integral subject and nurture talent in different art disciplines. The college's co-director Professor Lovemore Togarasei who is a lecturer at the University of Botswana said it…

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UZ Lecturer Vimbai Chivaura Dies (allAfrica.com)

DISTINGUISHED academic and University of Zimbabwe (UZ) senior lecturer Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura has died. He passed away at Avenues Clinic in Harare on Tuesday morning where he had been admitted after being diagnosed with liver cancer. His young brother, Vengai Chivaura confirmed the news in a Facebook post where he mourned the death of the renowned…

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Tanzanian Elected to Mortgage Umbrella (allAfrica.com)

Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company Limited (TMRC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Oscar Mgaya has been elected to chair the Board of the African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF). The announcement came in run-up to the 31st AUHF Annual Conference and AGM which took place in Durban, South Africa last month. Mgaya is takes over from Colin Chimutsa…

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Zim's New Mr Ugly Crowned (allAfrica.com)

William Masvinu lost his Mr Ugly title at a tight contest held at the City Sports Bar in Harare on Friday, which saw newcomer Miso Sere, crowned the 2015 ugliest person in Zimbabwe. The Mabvuku-based 38-year-old Sere, shrugged off stiff competition from eight other contestants, including Masvinu, a two-time winner. For being the most "aesthetically challenged"…

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Take Music Industry Seriously, Macheso Urges Youths (allAfrica.com)

Music plays a critical role in peace and nation building and youths should be fully supported to showcase their talent. This was said last week by Alick Macheso, who is the humanitarian Ambassador for the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS), during the handover ceremony of musical kit to Checheche High school First Aid Club. The instruments…

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Cynthia Mare Goes a Step Higher (allAfrica.com)

In a milestone achievement for the music sector, talented Afro-fusion diva Cynthia Mare, will have her album launch beamed live on ZTV as well as on ZBC radio stations as a way of keeping her nationwide fans updated on the proceedings at the event. The "Zuva Rimwe" hit-maker will be launching her third album "Shinga" tonight…

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