Thandiwe Konguavi


Thandiwe Konguavi is an award-winning journalist, born in Zimbabwe. She is a reporter/editor at CBC Edmonton. Reach her at Follow her on Twitter @cbcthandiwe.

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Alberta's Treaty 6 appoints young, urban, business-minded Grand Chief

At just 33-years-old, the new Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations is much younger than the 16 other chiefs he'll be representing in central and northern Alberta.

'Love thy neighbour': St. Albert art gallery celebrates its first Black History Month exhibition

Two Edmonton-based black artists are reflecting on neighbourly love in a first at the Art Gallery of St. Albert (AGSA).

MacEwan hockey player's jersey number retired on anniversary of his death

In a touching tribute to an Edmonton university student and hockey player on the anniversary of his death, the MacEwan University Griffins retired Nakehko Lamothe’s jersey number on Saturday.

Edmonton friends open bulk refill retail business to tackle waste

Two Edmonton entrepreneurs are hoping to reduce plastic consumption with a new zero waste retail store.

Edmonton film camp aims to boost industry representation for marginalized groups

With eight participants, the first class of the film camp — a crash course in filmmaking for marginalized youth, including females, LGBTQ and young people with disabilities — is now in session. 

'He's not coming home': Wife mourns pickup driver killed in crash near Taber, Alta.

Usiel Kanguatjivi was one of four people killed Friday morning when a pickup truck and a van collided on Highway 36, south of Highway 875.

Sealed with squirrels: Edson, Alta., has a forestry-themed new coat of arms

With paws resting on a blue and white shield, two red squirrels — each holding a pine cone and standing on a log — grace the Town of Edson's new coat of arms.

Edmonton-area writers in residence ready to help budding storytellers

From novels to essays to short fiction and poetry — the 2020 Metro Edmonton Federation of Libraries writers-in-residence are prepared to help any writer with whatever they’re working on.

Arts group wants to improve HIV dialogue in local African, Caribbean and black communities

It's taken longer than in other communities, but Ribbon Rouge says its making ground in decreasing stigma around HIV in local African, Caribbean, and black communities. 

City replaces downtown nativity scene with augmented reality display

Two years after quietly decommissioning Edmonton's 40-year-old outdoor manger scene, the city is rolling out an augmented reality depiction of the nativity instead.