Zimbabwe Achievers Awards

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Zimbabwe Achievers Awards
Awarded forRecognising notable achievements of Zimbabweans based in the diaspora
LocationUnited Kingdom
First awarded2010

Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (Z.A.A.) also referred to as Zim Achievers Awards[1] is an awards ceremony that seeks to recognise Zimbabweans based in the diaspora for outstanding and notable achievements.[2][3][4] Among the awards recipients include Hollywood actress Danai Gurira of The Walking Dead TV Series, and Black Panther; Chipo Chung as well as Luthuli Dhlamini of South Africa's TV Series Generations.


The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (Z.A.A.) was founded in 2010 by Conrad Mwanza,[5] a Zimbabwean businessman who is based in the United Kingdom. The ZAA currently has four editions which are the UK Edition,[6] the USA Edition,[7] the Australian Edition[8] and the South African Edition.[4]

Over the years, the ceremony has had several different sponsors including Steward Bank, Food World, Mukuru, Fastjet, Impala Car Rental and Hamilton Insurance. The most recent partnership was with WorldRemit.

London Fintech Company, WorldRemit were announced as the global partner for ZAA International in March 2018.[9] They headlined the event in 2018 which honoured the achievements of Zimbabweans in the UK. The company also partnered to headline the South African, USA and Australian editions.

2018 UK Edition[edit]

The 2018 Z.A.A awards hosted Tsitsi Masiyiwa, the wife of Zimbabwe's first billionaire businessman Strive Masiyiwa.[10] Tsitsi Masiyiwa was the keynote speaker of the UK Edition on 26 May 2018 in London [11]

Awards categories[edit]

  • Business Of The Year
  • Male Entrepreneur Of The Year
  • Female Entrepreneur Of The Year
  • Professional Of The Year
  • Community Champion Of The Year
  • Music Video Of The Year
  • Music Artist Of The Year
  • International Gospel Artist Of The Year
  • Male Personality Of The Year
  • Female Personality Of The Year
  • Sports Personality Of The Year
  • Fashion Designer Of The Year
  • Event Of The Year
  • People's Choice
  • Break Through Award
  • Young Achiever Of The Year

Top awards recipients[edit]


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  5. ^ "About The ZAA - Zimbabwe Achievers Awards". www.zimachievers.com.
  6. ^ "Zim Achievers Awards UK 2018 Winners". 15 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Zim Achievers Open Nominations For USA Third Edition » 263Chat". 31 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Zim Achievers Awards Australia off to a Flying start - ZIMBUZZ". 31 October 2017.
  9. ^ "WorldRemit Partners With 2017 Zimbabwe Achievers Awards US and Australia". 19 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Forbes Mfonobong Nsehe". www.forbes.com.
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  13. ^ "Africa's leading Humanitarian Tsitsi Masiyiwa to be honoured at Zim Achievers - News of the South". newsofthesouth.com.
  14. ^ eDuzeNet. "Big winners at the eighth UK Zim Achievers Awards in London".
  15. ^ "Tongayi Chirisa Shows Off Another Talent". 13 November 2017.
  16. ^ a b c d e "Zim Achievers to celebrate women in media, arts - NewsDay Zimbabwe". www.newsday.co.zw.
  17. ^ a b c d "High Profile Guests Expected At Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) Gala This Weekend - News of the South". newsofthesouth.com.
  18. ^ "SA Zimbabwe Achievers Awards - Another thrilling event for ZAA South Africa – 2016 winners announced". www.zimachievers.com.
  19. ^ "Star FM, Xavier, Jah Prayzah honoured in UK - The Chronicle". www.chronicle.co.zw.
  20. ^ "Interview With The Zim Achievers Awards South Africa (ZAA SA)". 17 July 2015.
  21. ^ a b c "Tuku scoops two Zim Achievers Awards".
  22. ^ a b c "Zim Achievers Awards USA 2016 winners list". 22 November 2016.
  23. ^ "2014 Winners - Zimbabwe Achievers Awards". www.zimachievers.com.

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