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August 17, 2018 7:02 AM All set for ‘Change A Life’ concert

All is set for the highly anticipated Change A Life concert that is headlined by South African star rapper Nasty C (real name David Junior Ngcobo) and top local acts. The show slated for tomorrow at Wingate Golf Club will raise money for less privileged children under the Alfred Dondo Foundation. Targeted beneficiaries are those with no means to access 4

August 14, 2018 6:57 PM South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

South Africa is to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. “This is an initiative that will save lives and restore the dignity of tens of thousands of our nation’s children,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Pit latrines are holes in the ground covered with a platform – and many are shoddily 16

August 10, 2018 12:55 PM Malema tells Manana to be proud of being ‘gay’

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) president Julius Malema has urged former ANC MP and ex-deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana to embrace his sexuality and disclose that he is homosexual. Speaking at the EFF Women’s Day commemorations on Wednesday held in KwaZulu-Natal, Malema urged Manana to be proud of his identity and not keep it concealed 12

August 8, 2018 4:07 PM Court dedicates 6 days to Nyagura case

The Special Corruption Court has dedicated a full week to prosecute University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura who is being accused of fraudulently awarding former first lady Grace Mugabe a PhD. Nyagura is being charged with criminal abuse of office and his trial will run from August 22 to 28, according to the State. The Higher Education 22

August 6, 2018 1:38 PM Zimsec searches for new director

The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) is searching for a director. This follows the decision by its board last year to dismiss some of its directors, including Isau Nhandara, its chief principal officer at the time. The decision came after Zimsec had ordered a rewrite for the leaked 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2, which was later reversed 35

July 26, 2018 4:20 PM Rights commission deploys monitors

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has deployed election monitors across the country to participate during and after the election period. ZHRC monitors commenced their duties on July 23 and will stretch up to August 6. “In terms of section 243 (c) of the Constitution one of the functions of ZHRC is to monitor, assess and ensure observance of human 19

July 25, 2018 1:43 PM Schools prematurely close countrywide

Scores of schools across the country yesterday prematurely closed before the July 26, date which government had declared for the second term. A survey by the Daily News yesterday revealed that many schools were informing parents not to bring their children to school today. Zimbabwe Teachers Association (Zimta) chief executive officer Sifiso Ndlovu said the premature 23

July 24, 2018 2:32 PM Schools close on Thursday

Schools will close on Thursday, at least two weeks earlier than had been scheduled, a development which has been necessitated by the harmonised polls set for Monday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa proclaimed July 30 as the date for elections. The ministry of Primary and Secondary Education advised of the changes in the schools calendar in a statement issued 21

July 16, 2018 4:37 PM Don’t vote for ED, ex-deputy minister exhorts supporters

Former deputy minister and outgoing MP for Magunje Godfrey Gandawa has urged his supporters to vote for Nelson Chamisa and not President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The former Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister said his family and supporters will not vote for Mnangagwa. Gandawa was expelled from Zanu PF for dabbling in G40 factional politics and over his pending 54

July 15, 2018 3:01 AM I wanted the crown: Miss Tourism Byo

When Anelisiwe Ndebele (pictured) entered the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe Bulawayo finals, she had the crown in her mind and on the night of July 7, the gods smiled on her as she cat-walked on the ramp. Ndebele was crowned Miss Tourism Bulawayo, winning prize money amounting to $2 000 and a ticket to represent the province in the national finals set for the city on September 19