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John Manzongo

Collection of articles published in the Herald Newspaper, and available on the Herald online http://www.herald.co.zw/index.php?searchword=manzongo&ordering=&searchphrase=all&option=com_search

John Manzongo: brief biography

My first job after completing secondary education was in the Zimbabwe National Army where I served in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a defence journalist from 2000 to 2002. After the DRC war, I continued to serve in the army until 2009.

In 2006, I started writing news articles for The Herald Newspaper as a correspondent.

In 2008, I briefly worked for the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation as a news reporter, cameraperson and technical studio equipment operator; I have worked on several television programmes.

In 2009, I resigned from the Zimbabwe National Army and joined The Herald Newspaper on a full-time basis as a labour news reporter; I also work as a photographer. In 2011, I was offered a fellowship to study Communicating Rights at Work, a course aimed at African media professionals.

The course was a real eye opener for me. I am now fully aware of and understand International Labour Standards. The knowledge I gained has greatly improved the way I write labour news articles and the way I interact and relate to labour partners: employers, workers and the government.

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Collection of articles by John Manzongo   36.9 KB  
Published in the Herald Newspaper, and available on the Herald online http://www.herald.co.zw/index.php?searchword=manzongo&ordering=&searchphrase=all&option=com_search
John Manzongo at the Labour Migration Academy, in Turin, Italy   236.1 KB  
Governments must craft and sign multilateral agreements that ensure migrant workers’ social protection rights are safeguarded, the International Labour Organisation has said.
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