Daily News columnist up for award

HARARE - Daily News columnist Pamela Samasuwo-Nyawiri has been nominated by the Zimbabwe International Women’s Awards (Ziwa) in the Fashion Designer of the Year category.

The United Kingdom-based Samasuwo-Nyawiri, who was the first African to be nominated for the prestigious Vogue and Muuse Talents Young Vision Accessories Award, will battle it out with Sharon Chironda (Canada), Karentino (UK) and Zuwa Re who is also based in the United Kingdom.

Samasuwo-Nyawiri contributes the 263 Voices column which appears in the Saturday edition of the Daily News.

Several leading women based in Zimbabwe and the Diaspora have also been nominated for various awards. The nominees, who will receive the most votes on Ziwa’s website, will be honoured on June 14 in the city of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

Below is the full list of the nominations:

Businesswoman of the Year
Teresa Joramu (UK)
Pamela Kafesu (UK)
Divine Ndlukula (UK)
Langa Sibanda (Zim)

Entrepreneur of the Year
Glorianne Francis (UK)
Pamela Kafesu (UK)
Langa Sibanda (Zim)
Nomsa Muhlwa (UK)

Motivational Speaker of the Year
Florence Chaurura (UK)
Glorianne Francis (UK)
Stephanie Gillian (UK)
Dudu Ncube (UK)

Inspirational woman of the Year
Lindani Masuku (UK)
Tsitsi Masiyiwa (SA)
Tererai Trent (USA)
Caroline Makaka (UK)

People’s Choice Award
Chiedza Badze (UK)
Belinda Magejo (UK)
Siphiwe Sibiya (SA)
Annia Gombakomba (UK)

Young Achiever of the Year (18-25)
Scola Dondo (UK)
Danai Chipunza (Zim)
Nyasha Matonhodze (UK)
Maud Chifamba (Zim)
Chelsea Chipato

Sportswoman of the Year
Kirsty Coventry (Zim)
Teurai Chanakira (Aust)
Cara Black (Zim)
Rutendo Nyahora (Zim)

Women’s groups of the Year
Yemurai Mhuriimwe
Baking and Cooking ZW
Pahushamwari hwedu

Ladies of UK
Dandaro Remadzimai Anhasi

Professional woman of the Year
Rumbi Bvunzawabaya (UK)
Natalie Paida Jabangwe Morris
Fadzayi Mahere
Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda

Humanitarian of the Year
Memory Bendera (Zim)
Rumbidzai Bunzawabaya (UK)
Everjoy Makuve (UK)
Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda (Swiss)

Community Champion of the Year
Ellet Chiunye (UK)
Shirley Michaels (UK)
Tererai Trent (USA)
Gail Mawocha (Zim)

Media Professional of the year
Soneni Gwizi (Zim)
Siphiwe Sibiya (SA)
Makosi Musambasi (Zim)
Chelsea Chipato (UK)

Musician Award
Pah Chihera
Shingisai Suluma
Tariro Negitare
Tendai Nelson

Blogger of the year
Mel’s Touch
Scola Dondo
Cynthia Moyo
Fungisai Machirori

Actress of the Year
Danai Gurira (USA)
Tendai Mundhli (UK)
Demetria Karonga (UK)
Tendai Rinomhota (UK)

Author of the year
Tsitsi Dangarembgwa
BB Goldsmith
Nozipho Maraire

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