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She became a University Student@14. Orphaned though, but determined!

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If-U-Miss-am, Zimbabwean whiz-kid Maud Chifamba grew up in grinding poverty, having lost both her parents at a tender age but at 14, she has defied adversity and hardship to break academic records.

Maud Chifamba, middle, started her studies in accounting September 10, 2012 at the University of Zimbabwe. Aged 14, she is the country's youngest ever university student.
Maud Chifamba, middle, started her studies in accounting September 10, 2012 at the University of Zimbabwe. Aged 14, she is the country’s youngest ever university student.

The extremely bright teenager became the youngest ever university student in Zimbabwe and in the whole of southern Africa.

Maud, standing next to Munyaradzi Madambi, the dean of students at the University of Zimbabwe, received last week a donation of a laptop by the TZU CHI Foundation
Maud, standing next to Munyaradzi Madambi, the dean of students at the University of Zimbabwe, received last week a donation of a laptop by the TZU CHI Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now pursuing a Bachelor of Accountancy Honors Degree at the University of Zimbabwe, the country’s oldest and most esteemed educational institution, her intellectual prowess and hard work have earned her a four-year scholarship of nearly $10,000 after she excelled at 2011 Advanced Level exams.

She has been granted a four-year scholarship from the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA), valued at nearly $10,000
She has been granted a four-year scholarship from the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA), valued at nearly $10,000

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When and where witchcraft become a crime

Zimbabwe – Dem arrest and charge two women in Mashonaland West on Monday for doing wetin dem talk say dey similar to witchcraft.


The suspects be Rosemary Kamanga, 48 and Esnath Maodza, 56, both of Shackleton compound about 20km from Chinhoyi.

Dem dey treat them like say dem be thieves or hardened criminals. Na only Africa witch dey?