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Zimbabwean writer wins 2012 Golden Baobab Prize

18 Nov 2012

reprinted from WIN-Zimbabwe newsletter Nineteen-year old Zimbabwean writer, Rutendo Chabikwa, is the winner of the coveted 2012 Golden Baobab Prize in the Rising Writer Category. The prize is awarded annually to… read more

Oldest US book club honors eleven Zimbabwean graduates

14 Nov 2012

reprinted from The Zimbabwean A 2011 partnership between the US Embassy in Harare and the oldest continuous book club in the United States, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC),… read more

Scores of books to arrive at village schools in Zimbabwe

14 Nov 2012

reprinted from Westport News Books for Zim (pictures), a project of Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, has collected more than 1,600 pounds of books for delivery to village schools in Zimbabwe… read more

Provide our rural pupils with adequate libraries

12 Nov 2012

by Joachim Garikai For a number of years now, the rural pass rate for ‘O’ level students in Zimbabwe has continued to decline creating the impression that probably rural teachers… read more

Story-telling days at Mount Pleasant Library (Nov 9 and 30)

06 Nov 2012

Story-telling days at the Mount Pleasant Library in Harare coming up: Fridays November 9 & 30, 2-3pm. All children age 6-12 years old invited. Spread the word!

Kenyan pupils get e-book readers. Zimbabwe is next?

01 Nov 2012

reprinted from The Guardian Half of schools in sub-Saharan Africa have few or no textbooks, according to Sacmeq, a body that monitors educational quality in southern and eastern Africa. The… read more

Emerald Hill School for the Deaf receives donation of textbooks

31 Oct 2012

Hon. Jessie Majome, the MP for Harare West earlier this month made a donation of textbooks worth thousands of dollars to the Emerald Hill School for the Deaf. Majome said… read more

ZWA meeting on role of COPAC draft constitution for writers (Oct 27)

26 Oct 2012

The Zimbabwe Writers Association (ZWA) is inviting you to its next Harare members’ bi-monthly meeting to be held at the British Council, 16 Cork Road, Belgravia, Harare (opposite the South… read more