The United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, His Excellency, Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr. visited Africa University's Main Campus to strengthen the partnership between the University and the United States Embassy in November.
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Africa University (AU) Vice Chancellor Prof. Munashe Furusa gave a presentation which highlighted the ongoing developments at the University. The University is an international institute of higher learning contributing to public health, food security, malaria research, intellectual property and child rights and child studies in the region.
"Africa University is playing a pivotal role in the integration of Africa. 92% of our graduates remain on the continent and are involved in playing a pivotal role in the integration of Africa. Our alumni have created a new meaning of what it means to build Africa," said Prof. Furusa.
Prof. Munashe Furusa took time to thank the Ambassador for all the support which continues to strengthen the University's mandate of nurturing Christian centered and ethical leaders for the African continent.
His Excellency, Ambassador Thomas Jr. expressed excitement over the transformative impact that Africa University continues to make on the continent through leadership development of young Africans.
A guided tour was given to His Excellency, Ambassador Thomas Jr. who visited several of the University's research facilities and enterprises to get more appreciation of how the University is growing through enterprise development as well as to get more exposure of the University's ongoing research that is contributing to national and continental development.
Africa University has strong partnerships with the United States of America government facilitated through the US Embassy based in Harare and the United States Agency for international Development (USAID). Over the course of the long standing relationship, the University has received financial donations which went into construction of physical assets which include the Jokomo Yamada Library, ICT building, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health Sciences, Institute of Peace, Leadership and Governance building.
Ngaatendwe Murimba, Africa University
One of seven apportioned giving opportunities of The United Methodist Church, the Africa University Fund transforms Africa by educating and empowering students from across the continent through Africa University, the first fully accredited, United Methodist-related educational institution on the continent. The Africa University Fund supports the general operating expenses of Africa University including faculty and staff salaries and vital infrastructure. Please encourage your leaders and congregations to support the Africa University Fund at 100 percent.