Zimbabwean lady wins science awards in Mexico

By Belinda Moyo A 29 year old Bulawayo woman flew the country’s flag high in Albuquerque, New Mexico in America where she scooped the Scientist from Economically Developing Nations award recently. Hazel Taruvinga with her presentation in New Mexico Hazel Taruvinga from Entumbane submitted an abstract for presentation at the 78th annual meeting for the Society of vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) which was selected among the 11 other abstracts which were presented at the conference. A total of 860 abstracts were submitted to the Society of vertebrate Paleontology and only 12…

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Zim Achievers Australia announce 2018 contenders

By Tidi Kwidini As Zimbabwe Achievers International’s global awards campaign draws to an end for 2018, the Australian edition has entered the final phase, announcing over 75 nominees for this year’s awards ceremony. Organisers announced earlier in the campaign that Mandisa Mlisa will host this year’s gala Sponsored by WorldRemit, the London based Fintech Company, has been part of all four chapters this year. ZAA International Chairman, Conrad Mwanza applauded all the organisers in each country for a successful year, adding that Zim Achievers could only get bigger, better and…

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Zim man up for SA robbery

By Thupeyo Muleya South African police have arrested a Zimbabwean man for robbing a 26-year-old woman of property worth R24 350 early on Sunday morning. File picture of South African police Limpopo police spokesperson Constable Maphure Manamela said the incident occurred at around 2.45AM at Eagles Landing in Limpopo province. “It is alleged that a 26-year-old woman was sleeping with her siblings when two men wearing masks, forced themselves inside the house through the sliding door. The suspects threatened the victims and ransacked the house. Related Articles “During the process…

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Jackie Mgido lands new Hollywood gig

By Bruce Ndlovu While she has become known for her famous makeovers that transform Zimbabwean women, celebrity make-up artiste Jackie Mgido has not completely abandoned her Hollywood roots just as yet, as she recently landed a slot as a make-up artiste on a potential Hollywood blockbuster. Jackie Mgido (Picture via Forbes Africa) Since September Mgido has been busy behind the scenes of an upcoming Hollywood movie titled Fatale, a flick that is set to feature stars such as Hillary Swank, Michael Ealy and Mike Colter. Over the past few weeks,…

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Is this Zimbabwean the next Jamie Vardy?

It’s almost not even worth pointing out that Jamie Vardy has had the career that all non-league soccer players in England dream of. Macauley Bonne celebrates scoring for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O’Connor for East London Advertiser). In fact, it’s been the career that almost any man or woman dreams of. From being plucked from non-league football to winning the English Premier League with Leicester City and representing England, it couldn’t get much better and Vardy’s story is something that everyone can get behind. Which is why it may seem…

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