Securing Sustainable Solutions to the African Debt Crises

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Fadzai Bhila is an Assistant Accountant at Afrodad. She joined the organisation in April 2017.

 She previously worked for Youth Alive Zimbabwe and City of Mutare in their finance departments.

She holds a Bachelors degree of Accounting from Africa University and is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification.


Emmanuella Matare, is Policy Analyst for DRM (Tax Justice, Extractives and Illicit Financial Flows). She is responsible for the implementation of activities within the portfolio through policy research and advocacy in line with the AFRODAD Strategic Plan.  

Prior to joining AFRODAD, Emmanuella worked as  Research Economist with the USAID Strategic Economic Research and Analysis (SERA) Program (Zimbabwe) for 5years where she acquired vast knowledge and experience in evidence based socio-economic policy development, economic governance, training and monitoring and evaluation. Earlier, she worked for the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) as a Researcher Writer, CARE International in Zimbabwe as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the University of Zimbabwe as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. 

Emmanuella holds a Master of Science Degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe.

Tirivangani Mutazu is the Senior Policy Analyst responsible for the Debt Management Thematic Area. The key objective of this portfolio is to contribute to finding sustainable solutions to the African debt crisis and the aversion of future debts. Under this portfolio Tiri takes the lead on issues around responsible borrowing, fair and transparent arbitration debt mechanism and publicly supported private finance. Tiri has vast experience on debt issues having joined AFRODAD as Programme Assistant in 2000. Since then, he has been working in research and advocacy teams campaigning for debt arbitration, inclusive loan contraction processes, unconditional cancellation of illegitimate and odious debts, development debt swaps, impact of HIPC debt relief initiatives, PRSPs, and prudent debt management by African countries. In 2006 Tiri was seconded to the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) in Oslo, Norway to advise NCA on developing countries’ debt issues. His responsibilities included; integrating debt and economic justice issues into other NCA programmes and assisting NCA in articulating illegitimate debt issues within the international network and the ecumenical movement. Tiri holds a Masters in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe. He also has a Post Graduate Certificate in International Development Studies from the University of Oslo and Bsc (Hons) Degree in Political Science from the University of Zimbabwe. Contact him on: tirim [at] afrodad [dot] co [dot] zw or tmutazu2009 [at] gmail [dot] com Skype: tirivangani.mutazu

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Alimonis Kadungu is a gardener at AFRODAD and has served the organisation for ten years.

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