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May 10, 2016

Welcome to Zimbassador
– a home for Zimbabweans worldwide

“Although African governments have begun to recognise the potential contributions of the Diaspora to home country development, serious effort in terms of strategies and instruments to harness this potential is lacking.”

-Kofi Annan

What is Zimbassador? is a space, a home for Zimbabweans living either abroad wherever they are in the world and in Zimbabwe to connect, find others in their host country/region and create stronger diaspora communities. It is also a professional skills and knowledge sharing network that can then channel back to professionals, businesses, organisations and young people back home in Zimbabwe. Most importantly, Zimbassador is a [...]

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May 10, 2016

Chenai Mukumba
– NGO Centre Coordinator, Zambia

“Learn to be comfortable not knowing what to expect. The experience is richer that way.“ -Chenai Mukumba

Having worked on three continents, Chenai Mukumba has experienced the highs, the lows and the upside downs of living away from Zimbabwe. She is currently living in Lusaka, Zambia where she is the Centre Coordinator of CUTS International – an NGO that promotes South-South cooperation in trade and development.

Chenai left Zimbabwe directly after high school and moved to South Africa where she completed her degree. While she was in South Africa doing her studies, her family decided to relocate to Johannesburg when things in Zimbabwe started getting too [...]

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May 9, 2016

Philip Marumahoko
– Pilot, Hong Kong

“Living abroad requires an open mind and a positive attitude. You’re faced with many challenges that require out of the box thinking.”

Philip in 2012 early in his career with Cathay Pacific.

If you have ever flown with Cathay Pacific, you may bot have knows it, but your pilot could have been Zimbabwe’s own First Officer Philip Marumahoko (Phil). Phil left Zimbabwe in 2007 to pursue his flying career. His decision to leave Zimbabwe was based on the extremely high cost of flying lessons during that period. He lived in South Africa and Australia before landing at the Headquarters of Cathay Pacific Airlines in Hong Kong. A naturally [...]

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