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#Zimbabwe supermodel Nyasha Matonhodze

At just 16, Zimbabwean-born model Nyasha Matonhodze has been named as one of the faces of luxury label Louis Vuitton’s 2011 Autumn/Winter campaign. The news has made headlines around the world, turning the shy teenager into a household name overnight. Here are 10 things you should know about her: The …

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Top 10 Richest People in #Zimbabwe

Top 10 Richest Zimbabwe citizens Zimbabwe’s richest top 10. Based on figures & wealth inherited or accumulated (2017). 1. Strive Masiyiwa ($1.4 Billion) – Econet Group   Strive Masiyiwa is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Econet, a diversified global telecommunications group with operations and investments in over 15 countries. …

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Ken Sharpe Zimbabwe Businessman and Philanthropist

Ken was born on the 27thof January, 1973 in the southern African nation of Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia). He spent his childhood in the colonized country until he was forced to depart for neighboring South Africa during it’s violent civil war in 1978. He would later return to the landlocked Zimbabwe …

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Jairos Jiri #Zimbabwe philanthropist

Jairos Jiri was born on 26 June 1921 in the vast, and at that time remote, Bikita Reserve situated in the rugged broken country between Masvingo and the Save River Valley of Zimbabwe. Jairos Jiri (1921–1982) was born in Bikita, Zimbabwe. He was a philanthropist. In the early days of …

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Joshua Nkomo founder of the Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU) and #Zimbabwe Liberation War Hero

Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo was the leader and founder of the Zimbabwe African People’s Union and a member of the Ndebele people. 1952-59 ANCongress. 1960-61 President, NDP. 1961-62 President, ZAPU. 1975 (Sept.) President, African National Council (Nkomo). Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo was born in June 1917, in the Semokwe Reserve, Matabeleland. He was the third child, …

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Enoch Dumbutshena #Zimbabwe’s first black judge and Liberation War Hero

Enoch Dumbutshena 1948 Vice-President, African National Congress. 1960-61 NDP Executive Member. 1962-72 ZAPU Executive Member (London Representative). 1972-74 FROLIZI Official. 1975 (Sept.) ANC (Muzorewa) in Lusaka. Enoch Dumbutshena Enoch Dumbutshena was born on 25 April 1920 at Marshall Hartley Mission near Makwiro. His father, Job Dumbutshena, was a member of the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union1 during …

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Ruth Chinamano #Zimbabwe Liberation War Hero

Ruth Lottie Nomondo Chinamano was a ZANU-PF politician and wife of Josiah Mushore Chinamano Chairman of Womens Affairs at Special ANC Congress. RUTH CHINAMANO Ruth Nyombolo was born in Cape Town on 16 February 1925. She and her twin sister formed part of a family of four girls and a boy. Her father was a …

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Leopold Takawira #Zimbabwe Liberation War Hero

Leopold Takawira #Zimbabwe Liberation War Hero 960 Chairman, Harare Branch, NDP. 1960 Director of International Relations, NDP. 1961 Secretary for External Afairs, ZAPU. 1963 Vice-President, ZANU. LEOPOLD TAKAWIRA (1916-1970) Leopold Takawira was born at Chilimanzi in the Victoria District in 1916. He was educated at primary schools in Southern Rhodesia and at …

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