The Sunday Mail
THE Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) held a fun-shooting competition in collaboration with various corporate organisations in order to strengthen its relationship with the civilian population. The fun shoot was held to assist the charities in the ZNA which include the ZNA Patients, Widows and Orphans Trust Fund, ZNA Schools Welfare Trust, ZNA Patients Welfare Trust Fund, ZNA and the ZNA Benevolent Trust Fund.
“To achieve this goal we have organised a fun-shooting competition as a way of encouraging interaction between the army, corporates and the general public,” said Franklin Mukarakate, chairman of the Commander ZNA Executive Interaction Initiative.
Karen Mbedzi from Clarion Insurance Company was the outstanding shooter in the women’s category firing the AK-47 rifle without fear or hesitation.
The AK-47 was the rifle of choice and used by each team among the participants who included Doves Funeral Company, Moonlight Funeral Company, Clarion Insurance Company, Beta Bricks, AfrAsia, Steward Bank, Civil Aviation Authority, Creative Credit, Guard Alert, Safeguard, Trust Me Security and Favco. Nigel Rennie came out tops in the men’s category.
Said patron Lieutenant-Colonel George Chitsva in closing the event: “Together we will fulfil our duty of cherishing every human life, we thank all who managed to come and compete in this fun-shooting competition.’’