The first session will be the official launch that will start at 1430 till 5pm and the second session starts from 5pm till 9pm and will mainly consist of  entertainment,music and  african food. Our entertainment will be with our upcoming artist such as Nigel, Flossie and Yizani and other acts.

For will give away some prices from Byo Trend. This is pretty much for the UK Launch. For anything else do give me call on 07824884267.

Freeman Ncube, Conrad Mwanza and Vickie Nkomo are some of the main organizers of the event. South Africa will be holding it at Zoo Lake Johannesburg and the organizers are Precious Khanye, Precious Moyo, Duma Mtungwa, and Ntokozo Tshuma.

Canada will be organized by Blessings Mashiri and Zimbabwe will be organized by Mbuso Jubane and Pedzisai Chihofa. The main objective behind the Matebeleland Day Celebrations is to get the people who have Matebeleland at heart conversing on the possible way forward for the development of the region and to show and let people know that Matebeleland is not a Tribe but a region in a nation and is a multicultural region.

Various community projects for the Matabeleland region will be launched. Also on  the menu for the day are the following; speakers will include, Rev Zeb Manatse, Dumi Senda ,Betty Makoni, Josh Chigwangwa, Qobo Mayisa,Luka Phiri, guests will be treated to African food delights, lots of entertainment from both veteran and upcoming artists, organisations will also be showcasing their materials and artists will also be selling their albums.

Membership is open to anyone who shares our visions and dreams for Matebeleland. We are engaged in the provision of an understanding of development needs of the region of Matebeleland, highlighting and strengthening Matebeleland development campaigns and struggles, mobilizing people to take charge of the problems facing the region and thus breed self-sufficiency in the region by reducing dependency on the central government for development, development of projects that will benefit the region.
 

Matebeleland.com is a non-partisan not-for-profit NGO founded in November 2008 by Freeman Ncube, Matebeleland.com is driven by a vision of sustainable development. Our objectives inter alia are; to develop a framework of understanding the developmental needs of the region, plan, formulate and implement development projects congruent with those needs (thus we aspire to give voice to the voiceless both at national, regional and global level), to enhance collaboration among civil society groups, media, government organisations on focused policy changes and enabling process for attracting and effecting development in Matebeleland.

The main thrust of the initiative is to empower Zimbabweans in general and peopled originally from the region of Matebeleland in Zimbabwe in particular to take charge of the challenges facing their development and thus come up
with home-grown sustainable solutions.
 
The initiative was born out of a realisation that Matebeleland region lags behind other regions of Zimbabwe in terms of development. Our future, is in our hands and we believe the people of Matebeleland are part of the solution to the underdevelopment of the region.

However, there is lack of social organization on a larger scale to mobilize resources for meaningful development in the region, hence the vision to establish Matebeleland.com, meant to facilitate the channelling of development to the region in a unified and coordinated manner. Matebeleland.com pledges to remain an apolitical development-centred and reference initiative.
 
 
Function Details

Date:29 May 2010
Time:2:30 to 5pm  

Launch  5pm -9pm Music and Entertainment
Address:Durning Hall Community Centre, Earlham Grove, Forest Gate, London, E7 9AB.
 
For More Information Contact:
 
Freeman Ncube:        
freemanbiba@yahoo.co.ukor freeman@matebeleland.com 
Conrad Mwanza:        
ekhayauk@yahoo.co.uk
Website:                    www.matebeleland.com


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