Q & A on the promise of education for Latino youth

Allan Golston, president of the US Program, recently spoke at CHCI’s annual Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. CHCI is the nation’s premier organization developing the next generation of Latino leaders by educating, empowering and connecting them through fellowships, internships, scholarships, and college readiness programs for high school students. Allan spoke about the educational landscape for U.S. students, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, and the foundation’s role in improving education for all students

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DOC PAYS $5K BRIBE TO BOGUS COPS

A former police officer appeared in court yesterday charged with extorting $5 000 from a Glen View medical doctor. Basil Kichima (42) appeared before Harare magistrate Milton Serima and was remanded in custody to today when the magistrate is expected to make a bail ruling.

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Scuba diving in Zimbabwe – making money living

Potato & Fish Farming training: January 2015 The A-Z manual for Potato farming $11.00 Consultancy services: On going email invest@ziminvestors.com for details An old saying goes – if you want to be rich, monetize your hobbies.

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RioZim boss pushed out

RioZim chairman Mr Elisha Mushayakarara (centre), chief executive Mr Ashton Ndlovu (right) and chief finance officer Mr Bheki Nkomo share a lighter moment during the mining company’s AGM yesterday Business Reporter—-  Former RioZim chief executive Mr Ashton Ndlovu was forced to resign because shareholders were not happy with his performance, a source close to the matter said.  “Some major shareholders, particularly GEM (Raintree Investments) and Old Mutual were not happy with his performance especially at Renco Mine,” said the source. RioZim announced last week that Mr Ndlovu stepped down as the group’s chief executive “to pursue personal business interests”. He joined the company in April 2012

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Editorial Comment: Amai Mugabe’s candour progressive

OVER the past two weeks, since October 2 when First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe held the first leg of her Meet The People Tour at Chinhoyi Stadium in Mashonaland West, there has been a positive vibe about Zanu-PF in the air. Amai Mugabe dominated the front pages of all major newspapers in Zimbabwe and discussions on social media like Twitter and Facebook and as we report elsewhere in this issue, we even got our highest hits and reader comments on the back of her exploits in the different provinces she visited. There definitely was something she was doing right as her message countrywide was consistent: unity, industry and enterprise

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The Global Search for Education: More News From Africa

The Huffington Post www.huffingtonpost.com By C.M. Rubin 19th October 2014 “Arguably the most dysfunctional education systems, especially public schools, are to be found in Africa

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‘Bulawayo can be Zimbabwe’s sporting capital’

Daily News By Nash Mkokwayarira 19th December 2014 Former Minister of Education, Sports, Arts and Culture, Senator David Coltart believes Bulawayo can become Zimbabwe’s sporting capital by hosting a successful African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five Youth Games. The City of Kings will stage the Games from December 4 to 14 with government pouring in close to $20 million to finance the refurbishment of faculties.

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