Gango 18 Aug 2016

Heroes Day, International Youth Day, Opportunities. What is the role of liberation war heroes in today's Zimbabwe
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International Youth Day and the Heroes Day

With the International Youth Day and the Heroes Day falling in the same week, we took to the streets of Harare to ask what the Youths  think of our Heroes, we liked their views, 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:

Indeed, we owe our heroes something...

Heroes Day Special

So the past week Zimbabwe celebrated Heroes' Day on the Monday, but what does this day mean to us? We have been reminded time and again that we owe these heroes, (The Liberation Struggle ones) and yes, we agree, we owe them a lot, a lot more than just gratitude, which we immensely owe them, of course. But we must also be a  constant reminder of why they fought the liberation war, and help them analyse if what we have in the country is what they fought for, what else do we owe them? Find out in this article: Indeed we owe it to our liberation war heroes… But what?

International Youth Day

Friday the 12th of August 2016 marked the 16th commemoration of the International Youth Day, but what does this day mean? What is the role of today's youth, and are both the young 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

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

Opportunities


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.
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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
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Commonwealth Youth Work Week 2016 Award for Young People
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.
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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.
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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.
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VACANCIES
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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