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    U.S. hip hop group visits Zimbabwe

    Next Level is an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in association with the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The group is in Zimbabwe for a three week cultural exchange tour that started on Monday February 16.

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    Sports Scholarships for 5 Zim Students

    Harare, January 29, 2015: Five Zimbabwean student athletes started studies in the United States this month financed by American universities through sports scholarships. The students worked through an innovative partnership between the U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Advising Center and local company Schools Sports Network (SSN).

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  • President Barack Obama

    Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address

    Washington: January 20, 2015. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice-President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars.

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  • Handover of 15 prefabricated opportunistic infection (OI)/antiretroviral treatment (ART) clinics

    Handover of 15 prefabricated Opportunistic Infections and antiretroviral treatment (ART) clinics

    Glendale, Mashonaland Central: December 19, 2014. Masikati. Tatenda ndafara kuvapano. I am extremely pleased to represent the people and the Government of the United States to hand over this building for use as a clinic for the people and health care workers of Tsungubvi community.

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  • Rutendo Chigora

    US Based Zimbabwean gets Rhodes scholarship

    Harare, Dec 15, 2014: Rutendo Chigora, a final year student at the University of Pennsylvania emulates previous recipients Naseemah Mohamed and Dalumuzi Mhlanga, who both studied for their first degrees at Harvard University in Massachusetts two years ago.

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  • Correcting misinformation about USAID funding in Zimbabwe

    The February 16 edition of The Herald newspaper published a page one article that carried a great deal of misinformation regarding USAID support to the NGO sector in Zimbabwe. One of the greatest pieces of erroneous information was contained in the headline itself, which asserted that the United States provided $850 million in funds to Zimbabwe NGOs between 2011 and 2014. We would like to set the record straight

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  • Ambassador responds to Herald editorial

    Harare, Feb, 17, 2015- "...With due respect, I feel no obligation in engaging in a conversation that perpetuates the story that your set of questions implied. I do not believe that Zimbabwe is a weak nation without agency. My belief, one that I have demonstrated through interviews, speeches, social media and conversation, is that Zimbabwe is a powerfully sovereign nation whose future lies in its own hands.  

  • African-American History Month Commemoration Program

    Harare: February 2015. February is Black History Month and here is an excerpt of what President Obama said: “As we mark National African American History Month, we celebrate giants of the civil rights movement and countless other men and women whose names are etched in the hearts of their loved ones and the cornerstones of the country they helped to change. We pause to reflect on our progress and our history, not only to remember, but also to acknowledge our unfinished work. We reject the false notion that our challenges lie only in the past, and we recommit to advancing what has been left undone."   »

  • 2015 TechWomen Program

    Harare: TechWomen is a five week exchange program sponsored by the U.S. State Department; the program is designed to support development in the field of technology in select countries including Zimbabwe. The program is intended to assist women reach their full potential in the technology industry through five-week mentorships with American women at leading innovation companies and organizations in the United States.  

  • 2015 Fortune/ State Department Women Mentoring Program

    Harare: The US Embassy Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fortune/ US State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Program by December 31, 2014. The program pairs emerging women business leaders from around the world with female executives from the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 

  • USAID-funded Developmental Food Assistance Programs

    Harare, October 16 2014: As participants in the eradication of poverty, World Vision Zimbabwe and CNFA commemorate World Food Day and the 2014 theme of ‘Family Farming: “Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth”. In a country that suffers from chronic food insecurity, this year’s theme highlights the importance of family farming in the struggle against hunger.  

  • The Mandela Washington Fellowship Young African Leaders Initiative

    The Mandela Washington Fellows arrived in the United States in June 2014 and studied at 20 top American universities. Their six-week academic coursework and executive leadership training focused on one of three tracks: business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership, or public management.  

  • 2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

    Deadline June 27th 2014: The American Embassy is pleased to announce the 2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This one-year, full-scholarship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at policy-level who have a record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the initiative to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at a leading American university.  

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