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Junior Achievement Africa Hosts 9th Annual Africa Company of the Year Competition

Accra, Ghana – Junior Achievement (JA) Africa is proud to announce that the 2019 Regional Company of the Year (COY) Competition will return to Accra, Ghana. The competition will bring together Company Program students from the 15 African countries where JA works in Africa. The event will take place from 4-6 December 2019 at the Swiss Spirit Hotel and Alisa Suitesunder the theme “Activating Disruptors”, which challenges the students to...

JA Zimbabwe honored with an award at the SMEs Expo

Junior Achievement Zimbabwe students from Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC) were recently awarded a silver medal in the Hospitality and Tourism/Curios category at the just ended 6th edition of the SMEs International Expo in Harare. The SMEs Expo was a 4 day event and youths had an opportunity to exhibit their businesses and also forge new business ventures. The award is a testimony of what JA Zimbabwe is doing for youths around the country. It...

JA Zimbabwe celebrates 20th Anniversary

Junior Achievement Zimbabwe (JA Zimbabwe) is celebrating 20 years of inspiring young Zimbabweans on the 4th of October 2019 at Holiday Inn in Harare. The celebrations are running under the theme “Success, Inspiration and Enterprise Education”. Expected guests to grace the dinner celebrations include JA alumni, staff, government authorities, board members, partners, sponsors as well as students. The non- profit making organization that...

Celebrating JAZ’s 20th Anniversary through our alumni achievements

Meet JA Zimbabwe alumni Mona Lisa Dube, a journalist by profession. Currently she works with ZiFM Stereo where she hosts a Talk Show host for current Affairs Programmes The Platform, Business Unusual and the Yzone. Her shows primarily cover trending political and Business Issues  and the Y Zone which is a youth oriented program. Monalisa is also  a reporter as well as a news Anchor with the same institution. “I have received a...

An insight with Jo Ann Ross

Jo Ann Ross is a member of the board of Directors for Junior Achievement Zimbabwe(JAZ) and has been since 1999 to date. She is pleased that working with JAZ has made her to make an impact on the youths in Zimbabwe. She learned about the organization in 1997 through Debra Otitis-Stinton and Maggie Magadza who was then the Director. Born in Birmingham in the late 1930’s, Jo Ann had her primary education there and came to Zimbabwe (then...

Meet JA Zimbabwe Board Member-Emily Nemapare

Emily Nemapare is the head of Cooperate and Customer Services for First Capital Bank in association with Barclays and a board member for Junior Achievement Zimbabwe. She is a person who loves working with partners in terms of community development and is passionate about young people. Besides work she is a mother of five daughters. Emily has known JAZ for over ten years now. “I have seen JAZ grow from bounds and lipsover the past ten years...

JAZ wins the Out of School Youth Competition

Congratulations to the Junior Achievement Zimbabwe teams for winning both the first and second place at the 2018 Out of School Youth (OOSY) Competition. The teams won beating out other eleven alumni companies from other countries. We are grateful and feel so proud of our teams. On first place was Shasha Network, Zimbabwe – a student-driven online based digital learning and collaboration platform that provides Zimbabwean high school students...