Need for Alternative Funding for Libraries: Prof Mavodza

The 52nd Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) conference underway in Mutare got a boost from Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education and Manicaland Provincial Affairs representatives. Running under the theme “Libraries in Transition: Emerging Trends and Technologies”, the conference has created a platform to iron out issues affecting growth of library and information institution in Zimbabwe.  

Keynote address tackle role of libraries in SDGs

(Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ) preident, Mrs. Velenasi Mwale Munsanje presenting the keynote address at the 51th ZimLA conference in Gweru, flanked by session chair, Mr. Sauel Chabikwa and ZimLA vice president, Mr. Shadreck Ndinde.)

The president of the Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ), Mrs. Velenasi Mwale Munsanje has challenged Zimbabwean library community to devise strategies that would enable librarians to contribute towards achieving the United Nations developed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

ZimLA Annual Conference on next Week in Gweru

The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) Annual Conference rolls into life next week with indications that Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr. Sylvia Utete-Masango will give a keynote address at the Fairmile Hotel Conference Centre in Gweru.

Running under the theme “Libraries in the National Development Agenda: Repositioning libraries for Sustainable development” the conference shall be from July 4 to July 6, with participants expected to arrive July 3 and depart July 7.