• His Excellency, US Ambassador visits Africa University

    The United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, His Excellency, Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jnr visited Africa University’s Main Campus to strengthen the partnership between the University and the United States Embassy on 7 November 2017.

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  • Africa University farm pivots on water efficiency

    Africa University (AU) farm has received its center pivot purchased towards the end of October this year. The center pivot, made possible through funding from the Farm Development Fund is currently being installed at the farm and will be in full use before the onset of the 2017 to 2018 farming season.

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  • AU takes first place at the Service Excellence Awards.

    On a night dedicated to celebrating the most outstanding institutions from both the private and public sector in Zimbabwe, Africa University was awarded first place at this year’s 6th edition of the Contact Centre Association of Zimbabwe Service Excellence Awards that were held on the 20th of October 2017 in the Higher Education Category at a gala hosted in Harare at the Rainbow Towers Hotel where over 450 delegates were in attendance for a night that showcased exceptional leaders in industry.

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  • AU Annual Golf Tournament swings into life.

    Africa University (AU) will hold its 20th edition of the Annual Charity Golf Tournament this Saturday, 28 October 2017, at the Hillside Sports Club in Mutare. Over 100 golfers are expected to grace this annual event, a notch up from the previous year. Proceeds that will come through from participation fees and donations in kind will be given to the Sacred Heart Children’s Home located in Rusape, a home to 5 boys and 7 girls between the ages of 2 and 14.

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  • Vice Chancellor Professor Munashe Furusa Appointed to Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) Board

    Vice Chancellor Professor Munashe Furusa has been appointed to serve on the board of the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC), Zimbabwe’s chief examinations council for secondary schools throughout the country.

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  • Africa University helps bring Africa a step closer to a future without Malaria.

    AU has received a state of the art insectary, the first establishment of its kind housed at an academic institution in Zimbabwe. The insectary is built to hold a capacity of up to 1 million non malaria carrying mosquitoes, and will play host to a reference colony, the largest in Zimbabwe, which will serve as a national holding unit for laboratory acclimatized mosquitoes and will pave the way for cutting edge research and development.

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  • AU Board in Pictures

    The Africa University Board of Directors converged at the AU campus from the 16th to the 20th of November 2017 for in depth meetings to chart the course for the University and provide guidance on strategic positioning that will keep the Institution within the top tier of universities in Zimbabwe, and around the world.

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  • Rebecca Dube”15 - Giving back, nurturing future alumni and reinvesting in Africa University.

    Rebecca Dube “15 and her team from Makomo Resources (Pvt) Limited visited the Africa University main campus from the 12th to the 13th of October 2017 to map out a strategic relationship between the University and Makomo Resources that will see the Mining giant investing in AU projects and value chains that will assist in catapulting the institution into a forerunner in business development, bringing goods manufactured by the University to market and skills training of students through internships.

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  • Task Force on Higher Education convenes at Africa University

    The Task Force on Transformation of Higher Education for Industrialisation and Modernisation converged at Africa University (AU) Mutare Campus for a high impact meeting targeted to chart a roadmap for the advancement of higher education in Zimbabwe.

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  • Africa University partners with Local Council

    Africa University (AU) hosted representatives from three local councils in Zimbabwe namely Mutare, Chipinge and Rusape at an inception consultative meeting for a partnership geared towards leveraging research and expertise to strengthen service delivery extended to end-users by the local councils.

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  • Africa University commended at the Africa College of Bishops Learning Retreat

    Africa University has been commended for its committed role to developing leaders for the African continent who continue to make a difference and bring about impactful change. This was revealed at the recently ended Africa College of Bishops Learning Retreat. The retreat took place from 4 to 8 September at the main campus in Mutare.

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  • Africa University conducts Malaria Entomological Surveillance Training Workshop

    Africa University College of Health, Agriculture and Natural Sciences conducted a training workshop on Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) to support the Malaria Entomological Surveillance programme of the government of Zimbabwe.

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  • Prof. Furusa calls for Higher Education to realign towards achieving manufacturing competitiveness

    The Vice Chancellor of Africa University Prof. Munashe Furusa presented a case for higher education (HE) institutions to contribute to the competitiveness of Zimbabwe’s industries at this year’s Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) Annual Congress and International Investment Forum ...

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  • 2017 Winter School Launch - From left (seating)  Mr. Timothy Maldoon, Dr. Rev. Chikafu, Prof. Furusa, Prof Machakanja
    Africa University receives a donation from the Swedish Government

    Africa University (AU) has received a donation of library books worth US$5 000.00 from the Swedish Embassy.

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  • 2017 Winter School Launch - From left (seating)  Mr. Timothy Maldoon, Dr. Rev. Chikafu, Prof. Furusa, Prof Machakanja
    Africa University hosts 2017 Winter School on Human Rights.

    Africa University (AU), through its College of Business, Peace, Leadership and Governance hosted the 2017 Winter School on Human Rights. The Winter School stems from the Zimbabwe Human Rights Development Programme - financially supported by Swedish Development Cooperation.

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    Africa University Stands Out.

    The Permanent Secretary for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development (MoHTESTD), Professor Francis Gudyanga, carried out a familiarization tour at Africa University’s Main Campus in Mutare on July 27.

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    Baltimore Washington Conference gives to Africa University.

    The Baltimore Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC), through Bishop LaTrelle Easterling and delegation to the 2017 Pastors’ School, has presented a gift of US$8 000.00 to Africa University.

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    Africa University and OSISA host annual Public Policy Training.

    The annual Public Policy Training workshop of Africa University (AU) and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is currently underway at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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    AU Canteen Bringing a new dining experience.

    The Africa University Bonaventure Dining Hall has received 72 modern dining table sets. This new addition affirms management’s commitment to enhance food service provision in a manner that surpasses all customer expectations.

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    Africa University moves up in its world ranking

    Africa University (AU) has been ranked the second-best University in Zimbabwe by Webometrics Ranking of the World Universities in their most recent rankings, released end of June this year.

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    Africa University Acacians Glory Mulimba and Loreen Dube selected for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship Program

    Glory Mulimba (DRC) and Loreen Dube (Zimbabwe), two of Africa University’s high flying alumni have both been selected to take part in the 2017 Young African Leaders Initiative in the United States of America.

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    Prof. Machakanja appointed Interim DVC

    Africa University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Munashe has appointed Prof. Pamela Machakanja as Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC). Prior to her new appointment, Prof. Machakanja was the Dean for the College of Business, Peace, Leadership and Governance at Africa University (AU).

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    Africa University gravitates towards world class status

    The Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Africa University (AU), Bishop Marcus Matthews toured the institution’s main campus to appraise the recent developments of the institution’s new infrastructure, equipment and services.

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    Africa University and the Swiss (Switzerland) Embassy work towards inclusive nation building

    Africa University launched the second cohort of the Dialogue, Negotiation and Mediation Training Course on Monday 26 June. The course, which will run for five days under the theme, Consensus-Based Nation-Building, is a collaborative effort of the University through its College of Business, Peace, Leadership and Governance (CBPLG), the Centre for Security Studies and Zurich ETH (CSS) with funding from the Swiss (Switzerland) Embassy.

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    His Excellency appoints Prof. Furusa to ZIMCHE Council

    His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chancellor of State Universities, Cde. Robert Gabriel Mugabe has appointed Africa University (AU) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Munashe Furusa to the Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE) in accordance to the terms of Section 7 of ZIMCHE, Act Chapter [25:27].

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    ZNCC Tertiary Institution Award for Africa University

    Africa University has been awarded the 2016 Tertiary Institution Award by the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC). The awards were held at Golden Peacock Villa Hotel, Mutare earlier this month.

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    Prof. Furusa's new appointment

    Africa University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Munashe Furusa has been appointed to play a critical role in the recently commissioned Higher Education Task force of the country.

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    Africa University Celebrates 23rd Graduation Ceremony

    Africa University celebrated its 23rd Graduation ceremony on 10 June 2017, at its main campus in Mutare. On this day, over 700 students representing 24 different nationalities were capped and immediately inducted into the Africa University Alumni Association.

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    Africa University and Government join hands to revitalise Dairy Sector

    The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development, (MAMID) Honourable Paddy Zhanda and a delegation of government officials visited Africa University Mutare Campus on 5 June 2017 for an assessment of the first phase of the Dairy Revitalisation Programme which is currently underway.....

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    Africa University achieves a remarkable milestone : Celebrates 25 years

    Saturday the 25th of March 2017 was an extraordinary milestone in the history of Africa University as hundreds of the institution's students, staff, friends and partners came together to celebrate 25 years of nurturing global leaders. This day marked the culmination of the official celebrations which took place on the institution's main campus in Mutare, Zimbabwe....

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    Africa University scores big at Mega fest award

    Africa University (AU) continues to make purposeful contributions to training professionals in Zimbabwe and the continent as a whole, as evidenced by the institution’s most recent recognition at this year’s prestigious Megafest Awards...

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    AU Ranked Second Best University in Zimbabwe
    • Mar 20 2017

    Africa University continues to grow significantly to achieve its world class status as it has recently been ranked second best university in Zimbabwe....

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    Africa University Alumnus elected Bishop
    • March 19 2017
    • Democratic Republic of Congo

    A two-time graduate of Africa University from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rev. Dr. Mande Guy Muyombo, has recently been elected Resident Bishop for Congo Central Conference in the Southern Congo Episcopal Area. ...

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  • Beneficiaries of the AU and UNICEF Partnership
    A Boost for Africa University

    Africa University’s influence is spreading across the continent and around the globe through partnerships with government agencies, non-profits and corporations — nearly 25 years after The United Methodist Church founded the university in Zimbabwe....

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