Kutama centenary celebrations Live Blog

PREPARATIONS for Kutama College’s centenary celebrations in Zvimba are at an advanced stage, with school authorities expecting over 6 000 guests to attend the event this Sunday. Co-ordinator of the celebrations, Brother Aaron Mazhambe said Bishop Dieter Scholtz of Chinhoyi Diocese is expected to be the main celebrant of Eucharistic celebration while President Mugabe will also attend the occasion as the patron of the Kutama Old Boys Association.The headmaster of Kutama College Brother Jacob Mutingwende said Sunday’s celebrations were meant to cherish the transformation of a nation through education and evangelisation.

“It’s an opportunity to assess the impact evangelisation has had on the community and the nation at large. It’s also a time we remember the Jesuit missionaries who founded this mission,” said Brother Mutingwende.

Brother Mazhambe said the school boasts of having produced great leaders in politics, education, health, economic, religious, judicial and social fields who include President Mugabe, Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Dr Ignatius Chombo, Principal Director in the Office of President and Cabinet Dr Innocent Tizora, Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Permanent Secretary Dr Washington Mbizvo, Professor George Kahari, Mines and Mining Development Minister

Cde Walter Chidhakwa, Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement Dr Douglas Mombeshora and many others.

The Herald will be giving you live updates…….