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January 7, 2019 10:51 AM Boarding schools demand groceries

Some boarding schools are reportedly demanding that part of fees payment be in form of groceries as they seek to cushion themselves against rampant price hikes. Last term some boarding schools were forced to demand fees top ups after prices of basic commodities increased beyond what they had budgeted. Schools open tomorrow and some of them have applied 163

December 28, 2018 8:08 AM Suicide flop left nursing injuries

A 25 year old Bulawayo man sustained serious injuries after he allegedly threw himself in front of an oncoming car in a suspected suicide attempt following a dispute with his girlfriend, police said yesterday. The incident, which was confirmed by deputy police spokesperson for Bulawayo Metropolitan province Inspector Abednico Ncube, occurred on Christmas 79

December 11, 2018 6:38 PM Schools not ready for ICTs: PTUZ

Government’s new online application system for Form One boarding places has come under attack again after teachers yesterday said it was causing chaos in schools because officials had not thoroughly appreciated how it functions. The Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) said the ministry of Primary and Secondary Education prematurely adopted 62

November 15, 2018 7:50 AM Freedom train a hit with commuters

More than 5 000 passengers have used the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) commuter train in the first five days of its re-introduction in Bulawayo, translating to a capacity utilisation of 71 percent. The State rail company introduced a train on the City-Cowdray Park route two weeks ago and the response from commuters has been overwhelming. In a statement 68

November 8, 2018 11:31 AM Matopo High power outage enters day 11

Matopo High School in Matabeleland South province has gone for 11 days without electricity at a time when pupils are sitting public examinations. The headmaster of the Brethren in Christ Church-run boarding school, Mr Gardson Sibanda, said after every two weeks, the school goes for five days without electricity. “This time the school has been without 67

November 6, 2018 6:33 PM Boarding schools face early closure

Most boarding schools in the country are at the verge of shutting down early due to food shortages amid current price hikes. This comes after price hikes disarmed the buying power that many schools had at the beginning of the school second term in August. The more than 70 percent increase in prices of commodities such as bread, rice, meat and toiletries 155

September 10, 2018 3:59 AM NRZ opens premier coaches to individual passenger bookings

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has opened its premier class coaches to individual passenger bookings following demand for the service by travellers. Prior to this decision the premier class coaches were only available for block bookings targeting groups with a minimum of 13 people. In a statement NRZ public relations manager, Mr Nyasha Maravanyika 76

September 5, 2018 7:18 AM Gweru allays typhoid spread fears as schools open

Gweru City Council has enhanced its fight against typhoid by training more than 50 district school heads, inspecting more than 200 school premises and training more than 1 200 students ahead of the new school term that started yesterday. Most parents have been sceptical about sending their children to school following the outbreak of the disease in Gweru 68

September 3, 2018 6:18 AM Schools open tomorrow: Govt

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has dispelled social media rumours that schools will open on September 10, instead of tomorrow for the third term. In an interview yesterday, permanent secretary in the Ministry, Dr Sylvia Utete-Masango, said there were no changes and encouraged teachers and pupils to be ready for schools opening tomorrow 55

June 25, 2018 10:13 AM Zim Red Cross brings smiles to Gutu student

For many years, life has been hard for Kudakwashe Masunda, a student at Rafamoyo Secondary School in Gutu, who had to be taken to school in a wheelbarrow. That was his life since he started school. his little sister Lucia took care of him whenever he needed to travel. A local news organisation brought Masunda’s plight to the world and that has transformed 75