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Higherlife Foundation rolls out Leadership Training for students in Zimbabwe

Higherlife Foundation has commenced Leadership Training & Mentorship Sessions for students in Zimbabwe. The first batch with over 2000 pupils are from Zengeza 1 High School, a school in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. The objectives of this training programme is to develop knowledge & life-skills among young people by offering guardianship & encouraging responsible leadership. Leadership training…

Higherlife Foundation in Career Guidance (Gateway Career Fair)

On the 30th of June 2016 Higherlife Foundation participated at the Gateway Career fair in Zimbabwe. The Gateway Career fair is an exhibition which seeks to educate students on the available career options, contemporary skills desired by 21st century organisations as well as education funding options through scholarships and bursaries. Through the Lifelong Development pillar,…

Econet Agrees to Pay $428 Million for Neotel With Investors

Econet Wireless Global affiliate Liquid Telecom agreed to pay 6.55 billion rand ($428 million) for South African Internet-service provider Neotel Pty Ltd., creating the continent’s largest broadband network and business-to-business phone carrier. Shares of Tata Communications Ltd., which is selling the stake, surged. The buyer is partnering with Royal Bafokeng Holdings, a South African empowerment…

Simba Education meets the Higherlife Foundation

On the 27th of May 2016, the team from Simba Education visited the Higherlife Foundation head office in Harare. The Simba Education education team shared their overall vision and plans to impact Early Childhood Education though technology in Zimbabwe and Sub-Saharan Africa. The presentation by Simba Education also included the progress that has been made…

Students Awarded Davis UWC Projects for Peace

Two St. Lawrence University students have been selected to receive funding this summer for their Davis UWC Projects for Peace 2016 proposals. Malakia Takane ’18 of Maseru, Lesotho, proposal will help provide water for the Mohale’ Hoek villagers, southwest of Lesotho. Due to climate variations Lesotho suffered one of its most extreme droughts in 2015,…

Mrs. T. Masiyiwa recognized at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA)

The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) was founded in 2010 by Conrad Mwanza. This platform was created to celebrate talent, art, business, expression and achievement in the Zimbabwean community living outside of Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwean diaspora refers to immigrants living outside Zimbabwe and over the past decades, highly trained and educated Zimbabweans have contributed significantly to…