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University bars pregnant student from campus

GREAT Zimbabwe University allegedly barred a pregnant student from their Mucheke campus accommodation, telling her "we do not accept people of your condition" to stay on campus. The aggrieved ...Read more

University bars pregnant student from campus

29 March 2015 | 1788 Views
GREAT Zimbabwe University allegedly barred a pregnant student from their Mucheke campus accommodation, telling her "we do not accept people of your condition" to stay on campus. The aggrieved ...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Exam scripts stolen

28 March 2015 | 2153 Views
Higher Education Examinations Council scripts for three colleges were stolen at Harare Polytechnic in what is suspected to be an inside job. The scripts were stolen last week, raising concerns...

by Abigail Mawonde

Japan award Bulawayo academics scholarships

26 March 2015 | 2409 Views
THREE Bulawayo academics have been selected for three of Japanese Government Scholarship for 2015 to undergo studies in various programmes.The three are Simon Mduduzi Juba a former A-Level Stu...

by Thobekile Zhou

Zimbabwe to recruit maths, science teachers

26 March 2015 | 2094 Views
Government is set to recruit hundreds of science and mathematics teachers who were failing to secure jobs despite a serious shortage of qualified staff due to massive brain drain. While severa...

by Staff reporter

Ministry of Education public advisory - Mathematics and Sciences teachers

23 March 2015 | 6488 Views
THE MINISTRY OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION : PUBLIC ADVISORYIt has come to the Ministry's attention that some holders of the following teaching qu...

by Ministry of Education

NUST student 'dethrones' Shakespeare

23 March 2015 | 3297 Views
Zimbabwe's youngest mainstream columnist Stanely Mushava has published a sizzling poetry collection entitled "In Memory of the Future."  Mushava, a final year Journalism and Media stu...

by Musavengana Hove

Diarrhoea outbreak at Peterhouse Boys

19 March 2015 | 4613 Views
A total of 200 students at Peterhouse Boys School in Marondera have contracted collective diarrhoea, authorities confirmed on Tuesday.The transmission mode has remained largely unknown so ...

by Staff reporter

Confusion as UZ students fail to return to campus

19 March 2015 | 1548 Views
CONFUSION reigned yesterday at the University of Zimbabwe as students failed to return to campus following a directive by Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development ...

by Staff reporter

Students' lives at stake

18 March 2015 | 3139 Views
A DECORATED University of Zimbabwe lecturer and social commentator says authorities at the higher learning institution have only this RECESS period to address their challenges.The university...

by Staff reporter

ZINASU engages NUST officials over strike

17 March 2015 | 1327 Views
ZINASU has dispatched a team of representatives to NUST in Bulawayo this afternoon to engage the Dean of Students on the ongoing lectures strike.The students body said they will demand a clea...

by Thobekile Zhou

UZ shut down as staff and students run amok

17 March 2015 | 5260 Views
The University of Zimbabwe shuts down as staff and students run amok. Hundreds of frustrated UZ students had embarked on peaceful demonstrations demanding the kitchen staff to end their stri...

by Staff Reporter

State universities allocated $904 900 in 2014 - Minister

17 March 2015 | 3874 Views
Government last year allocated a mere $904 900 to all state universities to fund students under the controversial cadetship programme, a cabinet minister has said.The Deputy Minister of Higher...

by Thobekile Zhou

'Don't rush to South Africa, there's death there,' Mphoko tells pupils

14 March 2015 | 5438 Views
VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko has urged pupils at Majiji High School in Bubi District to focus on their studies and shun the habit of boarder jumping to neighbouring South Africa because "there is...

by Staff Reporter

NUST students petition Dean

12 March 2015 | 2794 Views
Students at NUST have petitioned the dean of students over allegations that Students Representative Council (SRC) Leader, Shadowlit Sidija Ndou, abused funds meant to cater for the students who at...

by Tariro Moyo and Musavengana Hove

Prof Jonathan Moyo calls for education overhaul

12 March 2015 | 2586 Views
PROFESSOR Jonathan Moyo, Zanu-PF's secretary for Science and Technology, says Zimbabwe's science education in tertiary institutions is not fit for purpose and has demanded an overhaul.Zimbabwe...

by Oswell Moyo

Pregnant teen 'bashed to death' by own father and brother

08 March 2015 | 3505 Views
MBERENGWA - A pregnant teenage girl was bashed to death by her 41-year-old father and 19-year-old brother after they caught her in an uncompromising position with her boyfriend.On Tuesday last...

by Lungile Tshuma

Govt forcing Cyrene High School to close down

08 March 2015 | 6562 Views
THE Anglican Church will close Cyrene High School and Clinic if Government does not reverse the takeover of the church's farm, a senior church official told The Sunday News. The takeover of th...

by Lungile Tshuma

Education Ministry explains Schools Performance Rankings

05 March 2015 | 1895 Views
THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (PROF PUAL MAVIMA):I would like to say the quality of number of subject per centre is the criteri...

by Staff Reporter

Not obtaining 5 O-Levels does not mean failure, Minister says

05 March 2015 | 3281 Views
PRIMARY and Secondary Education deputy minister Professor Paul Mavima has said the country should move away for labelling O-Level students who fail to obtain five subjects or more as having failed stu...

by Thobekile Zhou

Japan to fund construction of classroom blocks, teachers' houses at Malanda Secondary School in Tsholotsho

05 March 2015 | 1908 Views
The Embassy of Japan has decided today to extend a grant up to one hundred and ninety-nine thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars (USD199,762) to Plan International Zimbabwe for the implementat...

by Staff Reporter

High School teachers teachers fleece pupils

01 March 2015 | 2424 Views
MPOPOMA High School teachers have opened an "annex school" at a nearby rented church building where pupils are being forced to pay for extra lessons, as the teachers are no longer conducting norma...

by Lungile Tshuma and Thulani Ndlovu

Government fails to put together lecturers' 2014 bonus

28 February 2015 | 2984 Views
Lecturers from Zimbabwe's state universities look set to resume the industrial action they called off last week after it emerged that workers' representatives were 'reliably' made clear beyond any mea...

by Ndou Paul

Dokora criticised for advancing retrogressive policies

24 February 2015 | 2356 Views
Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena has criticised Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora for advancing retrogressive policies.The sharp rebuke which was ma...

by Staff reporter

New SDA school in Gwanda

23 February 2015 | 1669 Views
The construction of the Gwanda Adventist primary school has been hailed as a positive development that will improve the quality of education in the town by easing the teacher-pupil ratio at the ot...

by Staff reporter

Lupane State University to relocate from temporary Byo base

17 February 2015 | 3772 Views
LUPANE State University will relocate from its temporary base in Bulawayo by June, barring any financial constraints that have delayed moving the institution to Matabeleland North.Funding chal...

by Staff Reporter

Boy scoops 14 straight As at O-Level

15 February 2015 | 8731 Views
RUSUNUNGUKO High School's 16-year- old student, TAKUDZWA MUDZIMIREMA, scooped 14 straight As at 0-Level. The Sunday Mail's ABIGAIL MHONDORO got in touch with him to find out what makes him tick. Read ...

by Abigal Mhondoro

UK based radio station donates to Thekwane High

13 February 2015 | 3072 Views
UNITED Kingdom based radio station, Visions FM Radio Limited (VFM), donated sporting equipment, medals and a cup to Thekwane High School in Bulilima District at the school's inter-house competition...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

St Columba girl stuns with O-Level dististions

13 February 2015 | 8515 Views
A 16-YEAR-OLD wunderkind from St Columba's High School in Bulawayo attained 12 distinctions in the recently released Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) November 2014 O-Level examinations, ...

by Auxilia Katongamara

Lecturers continue strike after getting salaries

11 February 2015 | 4846 Views
Lecturers at the country's state universities have vowed to continue with strike action, even after government paid them their salaries for January today. The lecturers and non teaching staff ...

by Mafu Sithabile

Lecturers strike, demand meeting with Mugabe

10 February 2015 | 5572 Views
Lecturers at all the country's state universities have with immediate effect gone on strike over unpaid bonuses and January salaries.They demanded to meet President Mugabe over their plight, ...

by Staff Reporter

Salary strike rocks state universities

10 February 2015 | 4082 Views
Workers at the countries state universities say their downing tools with immediate effect, citing non-payment of the 2014 bonuses and the delay in paying their January salaries.The nationa...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe top 100 O-level schools - 2015 list

10 February 2015 | 14351 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Top 100 O-Level schools

10 February 2015 | 5912 Views
JOHN Tallach, St Columba's, Maranatha High School, Usher, Minda, Mtshabezi, David Livingstone and Manama are the best O' Level schools in Matabeleland after recording high pass rates and being in the ...

by Pamela Shumba

Midlands State University 2015 Admission List

08 February 2015 | 8419 Views
Full List FACULTY OF COMMERCE Chikwira Maxwell T Mapu...

by Staff Reporter

Lecturers to strike over bonuses and January salaries

08 February 2015 | 2276 Views
STATE university lecturers are reportedly planning a countrywide job action that will see them not attending lectures until Government comes up with a position regarding their bonuses and January sala...

by Staff reporter

2014 Zimsec O-Level results out

07 February 2015 | 6046 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) November 2014 Ordinary Level results are out, with the pass rate rising by more than 10 percent to 30,85 percent as compared to the previous year....

by Staff reporter

'Nothing wrong with schoolchildren using mobile phones in school,' says Dokora

07 February 2015 | 1851 Views
Schools should permit pupils to bring cellphones and other mobile devices to class to help acquaint them with mobile technologies, a Cabinet Minister has said.Primary and Secondary Education M...

by Tafadzwa Ndlovu

BUSE student becomes ZICOSU president

06 February 2015 | 1445 Views
Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) student, Tonderai Chidawa is now the president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Students Unions (ZICOSU) after winning yesterday's elections in Harare....

by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland South 2014 Grade 7 Schools ranking - list

02 February 2015 | 5371 Views
FIFTEEN primary schools in Matabeleland South province recorded zero percent pass rate in the 2014 Grade Seven public examinations up from 13 the previous year.According to a Zimbabwe Schools ...

by Thandeka Moyo

A-level pupil goes berserk after failing to score 25 points

01 February 2015 | 5197 Views
A 21-YEAR-OLD former Victoria High School A-level pupil in Masvingo allegedly went berserk and turned violent after failing to score 25 points in the 2014 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council examinat...

by Walter Mswazie

'Zimbabwe producing half-baked graduates'

30 January 2015 | 3253 Views
Most of the thousands of students churned out of the country's tertiary institutions are half-baked and do not have the requisite industrial skills required of them, a top government official has ...

by Staff reporter

'School children should be given contraceptives'

29 January 2015 | 1586 Views
School children should be given contraceptives, the Government body charged with family planning said yesterday, in a move likely to torch a storm.The Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo's top private schools performs dismally, in bottom 10

28 January 2015 | 5491 Views
THREE of Bulawayo's top private schools failed to justify the high fees they demand after they performed dismally in the November 2014 Grade 7 examinations.Carmel Primary School, Petra and W...

by Auxilia Katongomara

2014 top 100 A' Level schools named

27 January 2015 | 9896 Views
BULAWAYO'S Mpopoma High School, Tongwe High in Matabeleland South, Tshabanda Secondary in Matabeleland North, Shungu High in the Midlands and St Anthony's High in Masvingo are the best schools to sen...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Hot-seating to blame for poor results

27 January 2015 | 1635 Views
HOT-SEATING has been blamed for poor pass rates in Matabeleland North schools, as a fallout over last year's examination results simmers.Mosi oa Tunya High School headmaster Ronald Sibanda on ...

by Staff reporter

Mpopoma High tops 2014 'A' Level results league in Bulawayo

26 January 2015 | 6667 Views
POPOMA High School has the best 2014  Advanced Level examinations results in Bulawayo.The reputable learning institution however seats at position 63 nationally according to a report rele...

by Lesley Moyo

Girls beat boys in Zimsec A-Level exams

24 January 2015 | 3900 Views
Girls did better than boys in the November A-Level examinations set by the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC). The statistics show that girls scored a 74 percent pass rate compar...

by Nyasha Weluzani

'A' Level Results analysis

22 January 2015 | 7124 Views
ZIMBABWE SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS COUNCILNOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATIONS: ADVANCED LEVEL RESULTS ANALYSISTo give a clear understanding of candidates in the same situation, we have grouped the a...

by Staff Reporter

'A' level results out

22 January 2015 | 4701 Views
The 2014 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) 'A' level results are out.In a statement, the ZIMSEC board and Management said candidates who sat for this examination will be able to co...

by Staff reporter

Exam ‘cheats' acquitted

18 January 2015 | 1618 Views
TWO trainee teachers from Gweru and a cook at Mkoba teachers' college who were being accused of leaking an Ordinary Level Mathematics November Examination Paper One to pupils and private candidates w...

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa
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