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Zimbabwean Stephanie Travers is new Mercedes-AMG F1 Trackside Fluid Engineer
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Africans rising Zimbabwean Stephanie Travers is new Mercedes-AMG F1 Trackside Fluid Engineer

24 year-old Zimbabwean Stephanie Travers is the 2019 PETRONAS Trackside Fluid Engineer, beating over 7,000 applicants for the lucrative job. She will work with five-time F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, providing Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Motorsport, with a comprehensive suite of fluid support services during the 2019 season. #CoolestJob

Chiedza and Ellinah: Entrepreneurs transforming Unplugged into global standard festival
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Africans rising Chiedza and Ellinah: Entrepreneurs transforming Unplugged into global standard festival

“Unplugged Zim” is a Zimbabwe-based arts organisation founded in 2013 by young entrepreneurs Chiedza Danha and Ellinah Chipumha, and its flagship music event property “Unplugged” has quickly grown into the country’s premier monthly entertainment event. The organisation’s work spans arts infrastructure development, event management and artist development. This is Africa caught up with the founders of the organisation.

Charles Mungoshi, through the eyes of his peers
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Lifestyle Charles Mungoshi, through the eyes of his peers

Acclaimed Zimbabwean novelist Charles Mungoshi died on 16 February 2019 after a 10-year fight with a neurological condition. Fellow writers and publishers share their encounters with the African literary giant whose many accomplishments included works of translation, breaking the colonial chokehold on education and co-founding the Zimbabwe International Book Fair.