Robert Mugabe’s Post of WHO Goodwill Ambassador Rescinded Following International Outcry

  A WHO Goodwill Ambassador is typically a celebrity that uses their fame and talent to advocate for matters relating to health across the globe. While former ambassadors have been carrying out their duties, mostly unnoticed, the recent appointment of Robert Mugabe caused public uproar. The President of Zimbabwe, aged 93, was appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador…

President of Zimbabwe Donates $1 Million to the African Union Foundation

President Robert Mugabe, the elderly and controversial leader of Zimbabwe known for his excessive spending, has donated one million USD to the African Union Foundation. The donation did not come directly from President Mugabe’s pockets; the amount was raised through a series of cattle auctions organized by a number of Zimbabwean farmers. President Mugabe used…

Profile: NoViolet Bulawayo

  NoViolet Bulawayo, or better known by her author name Elizabeth Zandile Tshele, is a Zimbabwean author famous for her works such as “We Need New Names,” “Hitting Budapest,” and “Snapshot”. Growing up in Zimbabwe, Bulawayo spent her primary years studying in Tsholotsho, her home town, but quickly left to pursue a higher education in…