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December 22, 2018 11:31 AM A-Level pupil jailed for impregnating Form Two lover

A form Six pupil at Nhwali High School in Gwanda has appeared in court for impregnating his Form Two girlfriend. Blessing Dube (19) pleaded not guilty to a charge of having sexual intercourse with a minor when he appeared before Gwanda provincial magistrate, Mr Maphios Ncube but was convicted due to overwhelming evidence. He was sentenced to 24 months 28

December 11, 2018 2:49 AM Anti-drugs protest. . .Placard-waving residents besiege police station

Scores of residents yesterday demonstrated at Entumbane Police Station in Bulawayo against drug dealers who are allegedly selling drugs to their children in the suburb. The slogan-chanting residents waved placards with messages urging the police to arrest culprits. “Police please do your job, investigate, arrest and prosecute culprits,” read some of the placards 9

December 10, 2018 3:53 PM Moyo tears into Murwira

Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has accused his successor Amon Murwira of misleading legislators by claiming in Parliament last week that the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) programme was abandoned because of rampant abuse of resources. Murwira told Members of Parliament in the National Assembly last week that an audit 10

November 20, 2018 6:08 AM Montrose bars fees debt pupils from exams

Montrose High School is barring pupils who have not paid fees from writing end of year examinations. Angry parents said their children were made to sit in classrooms or in the hall while other pupils were writing exams. A parent from Morningside suburb who requested anonymity said his daughter had missed three examination papers after the school authorities 22

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 23

October 5, 2018 3:45 PM Goblins seize maternity ward

In a strange incident, pregnant women and nurses were moved from Lupaka Clinic to a safe place and pupils at two primary schools stopped going to school after goblins allegedly sexually attacked them. In separate interviews the women said they have been facing nights of torture at the clinic. “I came here last Tuesday and I have not been sleeping since 25

September 12, 2018 5:09 AM Govt suspends classes at Glen View school

Government has ordered the temporary suspension of lessons at Glen View 5 Primary School in Harare to pave way for the provision of adequate sanitation facilities. This followed reports that two pupils had died, while over 20 others received treatment for suspected cholera. A visit by The Herald to the school, which is located in the cholera epicentre 18

September 5, 2018 10:09 AM Police tell schools to deposit monies in banks

POLICE in Bulawayo yesterday urged schools to deposit their money in banks, saying keeping it on their premises could result in the institutions being targeted by robbers. Schools opened for the third term yesterday and many parents will be paying school fees. Some payments are made in cash at schools. Bulawayo police spokesperson Chief Inspector Precious 42

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 28

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 25