Olivia Muchena

Type: Person
Name: Olivia Muchena (Olivia Nyembzi Muchena)
Title: Minister of State for Science and Technology Development
Organization: Government of Zimbabwe
Date of Birth: 18/08/1946
Nationality: Zimbabwe
Fact Sheet: Biography for Olivia Nyembzi Muchena
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Smallholder Farmers Hailed

[The Herald]Acting Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Dr Olivia Muchena has hailed smallholder farmers for contributing immensely to the economy by increasing food and tobacco production in the last farming season.Sourc ... [Published AA ZIMBABWE - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Brazil to release first tranche of $98m agric equipment loan facility

Harare – Zimbabwe will next month receive the first tranche of $38 million from Brazil under a $98 million loan facility agreed between the two countries last year to fund acquisition of agricultural equipment, Acting President Joice Mujuru said yesterday. Acting ... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Zim Colleges Desperate Attempts to Enroll Teachers

By Regerai PepukaiMasvingo — TEACHER training colleges in Zimbabwe have reduced entry qualifications amid reports locals shunned the profession despite high levels of unemployment in the country, it has emerged.Although the teacher training institutions ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe in technology transfer deal with Iran

The ministries of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development and Higher and Tertiary Education Science and Technology Development have formed a joint venture with Iran in technology transfer aimed at boosting the country's agricultural pro ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Border Gezi youth service return imminent

THE ZANU-PF government may soon revive the infamous Border Gezi youth training service, which was despised by many for alleged sexual and physical abuse of trainees; following resolutions by both the ZANU-PF youths and women’s leagues that called for ... [Published Financial Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Zanu PF dodges elections

ZANU PF Women’s League conference ended in Harare yesterday with the factious party dodging secret ballot elections for office bearers and instead handpicked the candidates and declared them as having been unanimously agreed upon by the provinces to avoid ... [Published Newsday - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mugabe cuts a lame-duck figure

THE Zanu-PF Women's League conference in Harare yesterday once again provided further evidence President Robert Mugabe is increasingly losing control of the party and might be becoming a lame duck as he has been reduced to whining about manipulation of ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Woman Mugabe Ditched for Sally Dies

THE WOMAN President Robert Mugabe nearly married upon his return from Ghana in 1960, died on Sunday and was buried at her rural home in Mutoko, with her family disappointed she wasn't considered for war heroine status.Former Zimbabwe Nurses Association ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Zanu-PF Rocked By New Scandals

Photo: Tawanda Mudimu/The HeraldFirst Lady Amai Grace Mugabe (second from left) flanked by Women’s League boss Cde Oppah Muchinguri, Cde Ednah Madzongwe and Cde Olivia Muchena sing in Mazowe where a proposal was made for her to lead the Women’s. TWO days ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t play with fire – Grace

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, yesterday said she was ready for a top leadership position in Zanu PF and would be equal to the task if the ruling party gives her the greenlight.EVERSON MUSHAVAAddressing party youths gathered at her orphanage in ... [Published Newsday - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers are agents of empowerment: Muchena

Dr MuchenaKamangeni Phiri Midlands BureauTeachers have been urged to play a leading role as agents of empowerment of communities for sustainable social and economic transformation.Addressing guests and graduates when she presented diplomas to nearly 400 ... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Weaken-and-rule stategy

Some time ago I argued that Zanu (PF) would not collapse - but cumulative developments have fatally weakened that position. When I posited that argument, my main assumption was that dynamics in the party tended to be formed by popular and sentimental ... [Published The Zimbabwean - Aug 06 2014]

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Smallholder Farmers Hailed [Published AA ZIMBABWE - Aug 29 2014]
Brazil to release first tranche of $98m agric e... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
Small holder farmers contribute 80% of maize pr... [Published Newsday - Aug 28 2014]
Zim Colleges Desperate Attempts to Enroll Teachers [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
Zimbabwe in technology transfer deal with Iran [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 25 2014]
Mugabe, Mujuru in Stormy Meeting [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 22 2014]
Mugabe, Mujuru in stormy meeting [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Aug 22 2014]
Border Gezi youth service return imminent [Published Financial Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
Mujuru plots against Grace, Mnangagwa [Published The Zimbabwean - Aug 21 2014]
Zimbabwe: Women Elect New Office-Bearers [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
Zanu PF dodges elections [Published Newsday - Aug 17 2014]
Mugabe undresses Mutasa, Shamu at the women's c... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 16 2014]
Mugabe cuts a lame-duck figure [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 15 2014]
Woman Mugabe Ditched for Sally Dies [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
The woman Mugabe ditched for Sally dies [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 14 2014]
Zanu-PF Rocked By New Scandals [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 12 2014]
Don’t play with fire – Grace [Published Newsday - Aug 08 2014]
Teachers are agents of empowerment: Muchena [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Aug 07 2014]
Weaken-and-rule stategy [Published The Zimbabwean - Aug 06 2014]
The political hands behind the rise of Grace Mu... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 04 2014]
Grace shocker rattles Mujuru base [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Aug 01 2014]
Knives out for Mujuru [Published The Zimbabwean - Jul 31 2014]
Chingwizi horrors [Published The Zimbabwean - Jul 30 2014]
Grace Mugabe puts one foot into power [Published Newsday - Jul 26 2014]
Biography for Olivia Nyembzi Muchena [Published Able2Act - Jul 06 2005]
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