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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 55

December 27, 2018 1:42 AM Sanyati to charge $1 per school child

Sanyati Rural District Council has resolved to introduce a $1 levy per year for every school pupil in the district towards school infrastructure insurance against natural disasters. Sanyati said the special levy would apply to all council, Government and church-run schools in the district. According to full council minutes of the Social Services Committee 10

December 12, 2018 6:30 AM Government car swept off bridge, two feared dead

Two Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education officials from Matabeleland South Province are feared dead after a vehicle they were travelling in was swept away by a flooded river. Matabeleland South Provincial Education Director Mr Lifias Masukume said the incident happened on Monday evening at Mamsisi River bridge in Ntalale, Gwanda South. Mr Masukume 6

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 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 9

December 3, 2018 5:38 PM Zinwa offers 50pc discount

The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) is offering discounts of up to 50 percent to ratepayers who settle their water bills before December 31. In a notice issued in the press yesterday, the water authority said the discount offer is open to all its clients, including irrigating farmers, mines, local authorities, schools, government departments 16

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 16, 2018 5:19 AM Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1 world champion explains ‘poor place’ India comments

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments he made about India being a “poor place”. Mercedes defended their driver, saying his intended juxtaposition between rich and poor had been taken “grossly out of context”. Briton Hamilton, 33, told BBC Sport this week that it was “strange” to race in India and he “felt very conflicted 21

November 8, 2018 9:33 AM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers held

All 79 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon were free on Wednesday, but a principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said. The group was abducted on Monday in Bamenda, a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region, according to military and government sources 21

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 115