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Thomas Zondo Sakala Zimbabwe economist

Thomas Zondo Sakala (born 3 March 1955) is an experienced Zimbabwean economist and development banker. He is the former Vice-President of the African Development Bank in charge of Country and Regional Programmes (as of October 2014). He was the SADC nominee for the Presidency of the African Development Bank (AfDB) …

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Graham Williamson Zimbabwe Botanist and dentist

Graham Keith Williamson is a long-time political activist in the United Kingdom, having been active at the top levels of various far right groups including the National Front, the Third Way and Solidarity. Most recently, he is a leading member of the National Liberal Party which contested the 2014 European …

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Christopher Mlalazi Zimbabwe writer

Christopher Mlalazi (born 1970 in Bulawayo ) is a Zimbabwean writer. Life  Christopher Mlalazi writes short stories, novels and plays. He received several literary awards and scholarships. 2010 he was “Feuchtwanger Fellow” of the Villa Aurora in Los Angeles , 2011 Scholarship at the Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Uppsala . In 2012/13 …

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Lawrence Mukomberanwa Zimbabwe sculptor

Lawrence Mukomberanwa (born 1976) is a Zimbabwean sculptor. The son of Nicholas Mukomberanwa, Lawrence (sometimes spelled Laurence) worked with his father from his early childhood days. He continued sculpting whilst training to be a commercial pilot. He worked in the field for some years before turning to sculpture full-time. His …

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Joram Mariga Zimbabwe sculptor in stone

Joram Mariga has been called (and believed himself to be) the “Father of Zimbabwean Sculpture” because of his influence on the local artistic community starting in the 1950s and continuing until his death in 2000. The sculptural movement of which he was part is usually referred to as “Shona sculpture”, …

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PETER GODWIN Zimbabwe writer and journalist

Peter Godwin (born 4 December 1957) is a Zimbabwean author, journalist, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, and former human rights lawyer. Best known for his writings concerning the breakdown of his native Zimbabwe, he has reported from more than 60 countries and written several books. He is currently President of PEN American …

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Nicholas Mukomberanwa (1940 – 12 November 2002) was a Zimbabwean sculptor and art teacher. He was among the most famous products of the Workshop School at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and an art mentor and teacher to the Mukomberanwa Family of sculptors. His work has been exhibited in galleries …

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Tsitsi Dangarembga (born 1959) is a Zimbabwean author and filmmaker. BIOGRAPHY Dangarembga was born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), in 1959 but spent part of her childhood in England. She began her education there, but concluded her A-levels at Hartzell High school, a missionary school in the Rhodesian town of …

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