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Harare West MP Jessie Fungayi Majome has challenged the government to fully fund the running of state universities if it wants to really call them state institutions.Majome said this last ...Read more

Govt must fund state universities

01 July 2015 | 3446 Views
Harare West MP Jessie Fungayi Majome has challenged the government to fully fund the running of state universities if it wants to really call them state institutions.Majome said this last ...

by Stephen Jakes

Man threatens in-laws for taking his wife back

30 June 2015 | 4042 Views
A 21-year-old from Mashunye Village in Chief Masunda's area was dragged to court after he sent text messages threatening to use mysterious means to kill his father-in-law and the rest of his famil...

by Staff Reporter

UZ donate books to Tokwe Mukosi Dam victims

30 June 2015 | 2511 Views
The newly established primary school for the flood victims in Mwenezi received a shot in the arm when the University of Zimbabwe library donated 300 books to it last week.Tokwe Mukosi Prim...

by Staff Reporter

Update on Mugabe's scholarship programme

28 June 2015 | 5357 Views
The controversial Presidential Scholarship Programme seeks to send 150 students on scholarship to several South African universities next year. The Fund, a brainchild of President Robert Muga...

by Staff Reporter

List of Zimbabwe students who received US scholarships

21 June 2015 | 6444 Views
Twenty seventy Zimbabwean students who went through the United States Embassy sponsored United States Achievers Program (USAP) received full scholarships to study at various American universities and...

by Staff reporter

ZOU 2015 May/June exam results out

18 June 2015 | 4213 Views
All ZOU students are being advised that the 2015 May/June Examination Results are out. The results may be collected from your Regional Centres or accessed from the ...

by Ndou Paul

Presidential Scholarships for 2015

18 June 2015 | 8987 Views
The Executive Director of the Presidential Scholarship Programme invites applications for scholarships for the 2016 academic year, which are tenable at the Universities in South Africa: The Presidenti...

by Ndou Paul

Another state university on the cards

17 June 2015 | 7438 Views
Government is planning to set up another university - the Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST).THE minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Techno...

by Thobekile Zhou

Falcon College in drone storm

14 June 2015 | 4961 Views
Falcon College in Esigodini has been accused of using a drone to take photographs during sporting activities without security clearance.A drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle which is used fo...

by Thobekile Zhou

5000 Zimbabwean teachers to lose their jobs?

10 June 2015 | 10782 Views
ABOUT 5,000 teachers risk being struck off the government payroll for failure to submit certificates from training institutions soon after graduation.It is a legal requirement that upon appo...

by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwe engages World Bank on education programme

09 June 2015 | 4313 Views
The Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development has started consultations with the World Bank on the African Centres of Excellence Programme to be established in ...

by Staff reporter

HIV prevalence rate under control in tertiary institutions

09 June 2015 | 3971 Views
THE HIV prevalence rate at higher institutions of learning around the country is being kept under control by several intervention measures introduced by government, a director in the Ministry of Highe...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe works to restore its education system

09 June 2015 | 3991 Views
FOURTEEN year-old Fadzai Kundishora is at home chatting with her grandmother, aunt and their neighbour when her cousin Tinotenda, 15, strides in from school, hungry. He's in uniform; Fadzai isn't....

by Ofeibea Quist-Arcton I NPR

Universities warned on fees

09 June 2015 | 4299 Views
THE Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development has warned State universities against increasing fees any time soon as doing so would be unjustified.The Deput...

by Bulisile Mguni

Zimbabwe government offering $20 000 for tech projects

09 June 2015 | 2478 Views
Young and upcoming technology enthusiasts and experts have just received a short on the arm as government has unveiled $20 000 support to see the projects and ideas become a reality under innovations ...

by Staff reporter

Beit Trust Scholarship application opens encourage others to apply

29 May 2015 | 4314 Views
The Beit Trust offers annually a number of Postgraduate Masters or PhD Scholarships abroad for  studies or research to graduates who are domiciled in Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe (the beneficial ar...

by Staff reporter

Govt urged to built more Vocational training centres

28 May 2015 | 2561 Views
Youths from Plumtree, the bulk of them unemployed, have urged government to build vocational training centre in the border town, at least to boost skills training and create opportunities for out-...

by Stephen Jakes

14 Zim doctoral students graduate from the University of Fort Hare

24 May 2015 | 4516 Views
AT LEAST 14 Zimbabwean doctoral students graduated from the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa during a historic graduation ceremony at the institution last week....

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

84 years old Prof gets his 18th degree

18 May 2015 | 5423 Views
Professor Herman Wessels is living proof that you can teach an old dog new tricks - except when it comes to driving.The remarkable 84-year-old academic received his 18th degree earlier this ye...

by Stephen Jakes

Dokora speaks on Chinese, Swahili

15 May 2015 | 2940 Views
Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora told Parliament yesterday that the teaching of foreign languages under the proposed draft curriculum review would be optional. In a ...

by Staff reporter

Teachers frustrated over new Maths, English syllabus

12 May 2015 | 8382 Views
Teachers in Matabeleland South have expressed frustration over the introduction of new English and Mathematics syllabus at primary school when they opened schools for the second term amid revelati...

by Stephen Jakes

Dokora grilled over 'O' Level internship

12 May 2015 | 4667 Views
Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora was last week grilled in Parliament over his plans for industrial attachment of school leavers with some senators suggesting the move was t...

by Staff reporter

Chinese, French, Swahili to be compulsory in all Govt schools

11 May 2015 | 6018 Views
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has completed the draft Curriculum Framework that will see Agriculture being examined at primary school level, while Chinese, French, Swahili and Portug...

by Staff reporter

Fletcher High School headmaster in $229k school bus scam

05 May 2015 | 4412 Views
Fletcher High School headmaster in Gweru is under fire from parents who accuse him of fraudulently procuring a second hand bus claiming it to be brand new.The bus was bought in 2012 at a cost ...

by Staff reporter

Mzingwane High School rope in debt collectors

05 May 2015 | 5155 Views
Mzingwane High School is looking at engaging debt collectors to recover money that is owed by parents in school fees arrears.In an advert in the local newspapers yesterday, Mzingwane High Scho...

by Ndou Paul

It's back to school once again

04 May 2015 | 3981 Views
It's back to school once again, and before boarding buses to various boarding schools, students today received stern last minute instructions from parents and guardians, who have sacrificed everything...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe Power Company offer A Level Scholarship

03 May 2015 | 3547 Views
The Zimbabwe Power Company has announced that it is pouring out cash scholarships for prospetive A Level students during the 2015 academic year. In an advertisement published on several lo...

by Stephen Jakes

Qualified teachers barred from temporary work

02 May 2015 | 4897 Views
Government has banned the recruitment of qualified teachers on a temporary basis. The decision was communicated in a circular dated April 14 by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education which ha...

by Staff reporter

UZ denies plans to hike fees

28 April 2015 | 3917 Views
University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levy Nyagura yesterday described as blatant lies reports that the institution was planning to increase tuition fees by 100% starting from next semester. ...

by Staff reporter

ZJC not re-introduced -minister Mavima

26 April 2015 | 3407 Views
GOVERNMENT has no plans to re-introduce the Zimbabwe Junior Certificate (ZJC) examinations.ZJC examinations were discontinued in 1999 following the recommendation from the Nziramasanga Commiss...

by Staff Reporter

UZ to increase fees by 100%

24 April 2015 | 9006 Views
The University of Zimbabwe is set to increase tuition fees by more than 100% despite the fact that 2 500 students failed to pay fees at the beginning of the current semester due to economic hardsh...

by Staff reporter

'Zimbabwe schools disregard children's rights'

23 April 2015 | 2377 Views
A non-governmental organisation working for the promotion of children's rights yesterday said their offices were flooded with queries from parents whose children had their "O" and "A" Level examin...

by Staff reporter

Zimsec set 8 May as deadline for June exam registration

19 April 2015 | 6259 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has set 8 May as the deadline for registration for the June 2015 O-level and A-level examinations, ending months of speculation on the fate of th...

by Staff Reporter

School heads ban June exams

19 April 2015 | 5171 Views
SOME school heads have banned pupils from writing the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (Zimsec) June O-level examinations while A-level candidates are being given stringent conditions to sit for th...

by Lungile Tshuma

A-level scholarship program - Zimbabwe Power Company

16 April 2015 | 6460 Views
'A' LEVEL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 2015 INTAKEZimbabwe Power Company is the leading generator of electrical energy in Zimbabwe and supplies the bulk of the...

by Staff reporter

Teachers declare war on Mugabe

15 April 2015 | 5411 Views
A leading teachers' union says President Robert Mugabe's government's decision to suspend the payment of annual bonuses to civil servants is a "declaration of war".Teachers make up nearly half...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe's education fails Zimbabwe's economy

14 April 2015 | 2448 Views
President Robert Mugabe has this year been regarded as the most educated leader but commentators say his education does not tally with his governance of the country as the economy has continued to cru...

by Stephen Jakes

Mugabe's presidential scholarship scheme slashed

12 April 2015 | 3893 Views
In the face of Zimbabwe's new economic crisis, the Treasury has resolved to slash the number of student beneficiaries of Robert Mugabe's controversial presidential scholarship programme.The co...

by Kudzai Mashininga

Government introduces Grade 7 exam fees

03 April 2015 | 6741 Views
IN a shocking development, Government has introduced  examination fees for Grade 7 and increased Ordinary Level examination fees.The grade seven examination fees have not been set but how...

by Thobekile Zhou

O level exam fee up

02 April 2015 | 8605 Views
The government has announced an increase in Ordinary Level examination fees and an introduction of examination fees for Grade 7.The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Doko...

by Staff reporter

Mkoba Teachers' College operating without clinic for 39 yrs

01 April 2015 | 2503 Views
Mkoba Teachers' College in Gweru has been operating without a clinic since its establishment in 1976 forcing students to seek medical services from outside the institution.In a notice last Fri...

by Thobekile Zhou

Hot seating for Grade zero

01 April 2015 | 3669 Views
THE government is seriously considering introducing hot seating for early childhood development education (ECD) in former group A schools in Bulawayo due to the high demand for places as some classes...

by Staff Reporter

University bars pregnant student from campus

29 March 2015 | 3895 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 | 4916 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 | 3769 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 | 2979 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 | 7380 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 | 4065 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 | 5273 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 | 2130 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
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