Eight2Five Innovation Hub recently announced the second edition of the VCC challenge with the aim to support businesses that provide innovative and sustainable solutions to Zimbabwe’s socio-economic challenges.

Africa’s preeminent and independent youth conference, Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit, celebrates its 5th anniversary in 2021. Launched in 2017, the Summit brings together youth leaders from across the African continent and the diaspora, and to date has engaged delegates in over 60 countries on the continent and beyond. The Summit aims to drive robust conversation and build collaborative networks made up of African youth in social and commercial entrepreneurship and leadership. 

Creatives have for long been excluded from the health insurance covers owing to failure to provide proof of monthly income. This has seen several artists resorting to begging whenever they fall sick. Good news! Artists and media practitioners can now register with the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) to access discounted medical services and products under the Medical facility for artists.

Ashtar Theater, which this year falls on the 30th anniversary of its founding, supported by the British council-Digital collaborations, and in partnership with the British “Mandala Theater”, is preparing to launch the fifth edition of the Ashtar International Youth Theatre Festival, from 1-7 July 2021, under the theme “ARTIVISM “, for a cultural act that contributes to social change.