President Emmerson Mnangagwa has given the Zimbabwean ‘A’ level student who scooped the 2nd prize in the SADC essay competition an additional US$2000 on top of the US$1000 that she was awarded by the regional block.
Primrose Thandeka Tshuma, an Upper 6 student at John Tallach High School in Matabeleland province, was handed over the money in cash by President Mnangagwa at State House this Monday morning.
Handing over the monetary prize, President Mnangagwa commended Primrose for raising the country’s flag high.
Primrose was accompanied to the presentation by the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Professor Paul Mavhima, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Mrs Sylvia Utete Masango and her teacher Mrs Thabani Mabhena.
Vice President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga also attended the ceremony.