Executive:2013/2014 term

Chairperson

Name:Tanyaradzwa Mushohwe

Degree prog:Bsc Human Life Sciences

Brief background:

Lives in:

  • Harare
  • Rural village of origin: Bocha in Marange Village, Mutare
  • Totem: Dziva (whirlpool)
  • Zimbabwean Languages spoken: Shona and English
Zimbabwe Representation:
  • 2007-2008 4 publications (3 poems, 1 mini saga) in British Young Writers Anthologies
  • 2008 Zimbabwe representative at Kutinya Marimba Germany Tour
  • 2010 Zimbabwe representative at Global Young Leaders Conference (GYLC) Summer 2010 session in Washington DC/New York City
  • 2012 Zimbabwe representative at the Collegiate Presidential Inaugural Conference in Washington DC
  • 2012 Interim committee that facilitated the official registration of the Zimbabwe Society at Stellenbosch University (ZimSoc)
  • 2013 Vice Chairperson of ZimSoc (Stellenbosch University)
  • 2013/14 Chairperson of ZimSoc (Stellenbosch University)
Favourite quote:“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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Deputy Chairperson

Name:Takudzwa Mawire

Degree prog:BEng Electrical and Electronic

Brief background:

Takudzwa Mawire is an adventurous young lad who was raised in a family of two. He came to earth as a blessing to humble teachers and a then 2 year old girl, Mr SV Mawire (late) and Mrs P MAwire,V Mawire respectively. Taku started his educational life some fifteen years ago. Driven by passion for uniting people, organising events and standing up for a goal he would stop at nothing till he achieved dreams.

He was a member of various organizations and society at a tender age. His baby years in primary education saw him become an ambassador for the school' activities with Red cross, the chief speaker for the debate club and later on became the head-boy of Kwekwe primary school. The second stage of his life he developed a lot as an individual, he learnt patience in dealing with mass, the importance of priorities, the beauty of charity work and patriotism .He went on to be the president of the LEO club (Rio Tinto High), the school sports reporter (Rio Tinto High), was a part of the team which made the brain child of the Help the Needy charity club at St Francis of Assisi. At the end of his high school he achieved top sciences student 'A' level 2012 (Rio Tinto High). He was privileged to get an opportunity to advance his studies at Stellenbosch University. He became a member of the Zimsoc in 2012. Since then he always viewed the society as his family away from home and he dreams big about its existence. as highlighted earlier he will not stop at anything till ZIMSOC has reached the mountain top, because he has a dream, the ZIMSOC dream.

Treasurer

Name:Eugenia Makore

Degree prog: BComm Financial Management

Brief background:

Eugenia Paidamoyo Vimbai Nyika-Makore is a 21 year old young lady born and raised in Harare,Zimbabwe. Attained her primary education at Lusitania Primary School. Her high school education was attained at numerous institutions, firstly Chaplin High School followed by Mavhuradonha High School then lastly Ilsa college. She is currently in her 2nd year of completing her BComm Financial Management Degree at the University of Stellenbosch. She is a Christian who loves reading(for leisure), chocolate and is very passionate about cooking and baking.

Secretary for Information and International Relations

Name:Tafadzwa Gurupira

Degree prog:BEng Electrical and Electronic

Brief background:

Born and raised in Harare in a family of 5 children. Speaks Shona and English Went to St. Francis Xavier’s Kutama College Worked as a choreographer and dance instructor at the Celebration School of Arts in Borrowdale,Harare.

On campus :

  • Metanoia Mentor 2013
  • Year Representative for Zimsoc 2013
  • Member of the Zimsoc Launch Event Committee
  • Metanoia HK 2013-2014
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honours Society
Favourite quote : Perfection may not be achievable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence – unknown.

Secretary General

Name:Hazel Sekeso

Degree prog:BSc(Chemistry and Polymerscience)

Brief background:

An ambitious and confident young Christian.Catch me laughing if not smiling.Envisioned and enthusiastic about building dreams and representing the voiceless.At 40 you will find me on the UN board.Love children!! .Good listener and blessed with creativity.

Favourite quote: "Biggest tragedy in life is not death but life without a purpose."

Commitee Member

Name: Nigel Tatenda Zhuwaki

Degree prog:Third year BEng Civil

Brief background:

Born and raised in Harare

  • Village of origin – Chingwena,Mutoko under Chief Makate
  • Languages spoken:Love (a language understood by all)
I am of Mozambiquan descent,I am a music freak though I despise pop (popular/commercial music).I prioritise my Thomas Mapfumo,Mbira , Reggae and Jazz vibes.
  • Web designer
  • Novice graphic designer and web programmer.
  • I enjoy collecting old music preferably from Zimbabwe and Southern Africa.
  • I come in different forms you just request that, which you want, serious, grumpy, funny etcetera etcetera.
  • Was part of the team that saw the establishment of ZimSoc at Stellenbosch University.
  • Chairperson of ZimSoc 2013, great experience it was
  • Executuve committee Member - ZimSoc 2013/2014
  • Member of the Golden Key Honorary Society
  • I love my Afro combed or uncombed

Give me a smile if you see me (and or hug) I will smile back (and or hug) too I promise.

Favourite quote: If life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.

Commitee Member

Name:Tinotendaishe Muzofa

Degree prog:BEng Civil

Brief background:

A value and goal driven Zimbabwe born and bred in the high density suburb of Warren Park

Is determined to set him self apart from the norm.
  • A member of the Goldenkey society
  • Former National Hockey player
  • Civil engineering Student
  • Primarius of Academia Koshuis
  • Entrepreneur
  • Aspiring musician
  • Co-founder of the Zimbabwean society at Stellenbosch University he believes that the sky is not his limit.
Favourite quote : "Started from the bottom"