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January 2, 2019 3:34 PM MSU dismisses fee hike reports

The Midlands State University (MSU) has dismissed as fake reports circulating on social media alleging that the institution has hiked tuition fees. In a statement, the MSU said it noted with concern false statements circulating on various social media platforms to the effect that it has increased tuition fees for the 2019 academic year and that local 13

December 17, 2018 3:33 AM Zimbabwe Hip-Hop Awards a CIRCUS

The hip-hop fraternity has once again proved it does not learn from its mistakes. The seventh edition of the Zimbabwe Hip-Hop Awards (ZHHA) held at Pabloz Bar in Borrowdale in Harare on Saturday proved just that. It was confusion writ large right from the choice of venue, list of winners to lack of coordination by the organisers of the event. The majority 8

December 15, 2018 9:50 AM Kenyan marries 2 university students at same ceremony

The story of 27 year old Tom Junior Mako marrying his two wives at the same ceremony has captivated Kenyans in the past few days. The businessman from from Kajiado County, south of the capital, Nairobi, married Elizabeth Simaloi, 25, and Joyce Tikoiyan, 23. The two young women are students at a local university. There had been reports that the wedding 8

December 14, 2018 6:19 AM British students raped at gunpoint on Ghana trip

Authorities in Ghana are investigating the sexual assault of four British girls and their teacher at gunpoint. The Sixth Form students, aged between 16 and 17, were part of an organised trip by a school in southern England. Reports say the four girls and their teacher were attacked on Saturday night at the hostel where they were staying in the Greater 9

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 10

November 29, 2018 7:09 AM MSU Kwekwe campus takes shape

Midlands State University (MSU) will start constructing its Kwekwe campus soon after mobilising resources for the project, which is part of its multi-campus expansion programme, Vice Chancellor Professor Victor Muzvidziwa has said. He said the MSU campus, whose construction is expected to begin next year, is set to change the landscape of the mining 16

November 9, 2018 6:40 AM Bosso secretary general ‘exposes’ genitals to female student

A lecturer at the Catholic University of Zimbabwe (CUZ) allegedly exposed his privates to a female student and told her she would not pass if she did not have a love affair with him. Israel Moyo (53) who is also Highlanders Football Club’s secretary general, appeared in court yesterday facing a public indecency charge. Bulawayo magistrate Mrs Adelaide 18

November 5, 2018 8:40 AM Nust students win ticket to Zurich

A team of students from the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) were last Thursday named as winners of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge in Zimbabwe. Following their victory, the students advanced to the next level of the world’s leading investment research competition and will compete against universities 34

October 30, 2018 4:30 PM Garden Route wildfire: Seven killed in George, South Africa

At least seven people have been killed in a raging fire along South Africa’s popular Garden Route in the Western Cape province, officials say. “The fire remains active on the slopes,” Lauren Howard from Working on Fire said about their operation in the mountainous suburb in George city. The Garden Route is a 300km (185 mile) scenic stretch of road popular 12