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Kirsty Coventry
– Professional Athlete, United States

“I’m very proud to be Zimbabwean and to represent Zimbabwe.” -Kirsty Coventry

Zimbabwe’s Golden Girl and the most unifying citizen of Zimbabwe to date is none other than our awe-inspiring Olympic swimmer Kirsty Coventry.

Kirsty, who we all can boast has the highest number of individual Olympic medals of all female swimmers in history and the highest number of Olympic medals in African history (all sports), is a Zimbassador who has the ability to bring Zimbabweans across the globe together. From rural Zimbabwe and into the cities, everyone knows her name and is proud of her accomplishments.

At only 16-years old, Kirsty made her first Olympic appearance in the [...]

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May 10, 2016

Sibongile Mlambo
– Actress, United States

“I’ve found art to be very healing for the artist as well as the receiver and we need a lot of that.”

-Sibongile Mlambo

When a Zimbabwean reaches the big time in the Arts in music or on the big screen, the pride and love is felt worldwide. Such love has been spreading for our very own Sibongile “Sibo” Mlambo who in addition to playing Eme in Starz network’s show Black Sails and having a film premiere at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival lead by Charlize Theron and directed by Sean Penn, she is also starring as a lead in Honey 3 next to Cassie Ventura and Kenny Wormald from Footloose. Zimbabweans all over the world have shared the trailer on social media and [...]

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May 10, 2016

Taps Mugadza
– Performing Artist, United States

“The resilience of the people is just incredible, we are able to smile, we are able to dance in the midst of such trying times… we love life and we live life to the fullest. That’s Zimbabwe and that’s what I love about it”

-Taps Mugadza

The name Taps was on the lips of Zimbabweans all over the world last October after Taps Mugadza’s YouTube cover of Adele’s Hello went viral. With over 4 million YouTube views, Taps really grasped the attention of the world, even making it to the lists of top covers of Hello in internationally knows and shared publications such as Billboard, E! Online and Buzzfeed. Reading through the comments on YouTube, it [...]

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May 10, 2016

Mazvita Musariri
– Lead Trainer, Slovakia

“… being outspoken along with my, perhaps sometimes foolish, lack of the fear of failure has also been the greatest source of my success.”

-Mazvita Musariri

Zimbabweans have found a way to end up in an extremely diverse array of countries around the globe. One of the most unique locations is a country that Mazvita Musariri (Mazvi) has lived in for six years, Slovakia. For our readers that aren’t quite sure of their geography, Slovakia is a small country in Europe surrounded by Poland, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic.

After high school in [...]

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