Gango 11 Aug 2016 - Heroes Day, Opportunities...



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Issues of the Week


Heroes Day
So this week Zimbabwe celebrated Heroes' Day on Monday, but what does this day mean to you? And we have been reminded time and again that we owe these heroes, and yes, we agree, we owe them a lot, a lot more than just gratitude, which whi immensely owe them, of course. But we also owe them a constant reminder of why the fought the liberation war, and if what we have in the country is what they fought for, what else do we owe them? Find out on this link: Indeed we owe it to our liberation war heroes… But what?

Youth Views on Heroes Day

With  the Heroes Day celebrations and International Youth Day commemorations falling into the same week, we decided to take to the streets of Harare and ask what the youths of Zimbabwe think of the Heroes day, we liked their voiews, and especially enjoyed the young man who spoke towards the end of the clip, you can listen for yourself and also add your views in the comments box:

International Youth Day
Friday the 12th of August 2016 will mark the 16 commemorations of the International Youth Day, but what does this day mean? What is the role of today's youth, and are both the youth and the old living to expectations of this day? The United Nations believe the youths play a pivotal role in the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals, how? Find out more in this piece: International Youth Day: Let Us Lead

More Stories to consider. . . 
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Organizing for Zimbabwe Trust Celebrates Heroes Day

Be Inspired: Anoziva Marindire
Meet and be inspired by Anoziva Marindire, a Journalist, Youth Ambassador and activist from Zimbabwe. In 2015 she was nominated for The Future Africa Awards Africa 2015 Prize in Advocacy & Activism. The ‘Infinite Inspiration Group 40 Under 30 Emerging Zimbabwean Leader, 2015’ recently sat down with Makamba Online to talk women empowerment, climate change and the profession of journalism.
Anoziva Marindire, empowered through the pen


Chevening UK Government Scholarships Programme 2017/2018
for Study in the UK (Fully Funded)
Application Deadline: November 8th 2016
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.

3rd ITU Young ICT Leaders' Forum & Busan Global Smart Cities Challenge 2016
in Busan, Korea (Fully Funded).
Application Deadline: August 16th 2016
The YILF 2016 aims to promote an active participation of youth in the digital economy

Commonwealth Youth Work Week 2016 Award for Young People from the Commonwealth.
Application Deadline August 31st 2016
Nominations are now open for the Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2016, which will recognise youth workers who utilise sport and arts programmes to engage and empower young people across the Commonwealth.

UNESCO-MERCK Africa Research Summit 2016 in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia
Sponsorship Available to Attend)
Application Deadline: August 30th 2016
The UNESCO MARS is organized annually to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data.

African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) Fellowships
to attend the AFRINIC-25 Meeting in Mauritius (Fully Funded).
Application Deadline: August 28th 2016
AFRINIC is offering fellowships for the AFRINIC-25 meeting to be held in Mauritius, 25 - 30 November 2016.

Job Title: Nutrition Officer, (NO-2), Harare, Zimbabwe (Zimbabwean nationals only)
Organization: UNICEF
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
Click here to apply


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