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ZAPU Donates Science equipment to schools

21 September 2014 | 1344 Views
Mr Lawrence Siziba, the ZAPU Member of Parliament candidate for Nkayi North; who is the Secretary for Education and Health for ZAPU Europe province, managed to source a huge consignment of science...
by Thulani Nkala

Parents ashamed to send disabled children to school - Dokora

20 September 2014 | 960 Views
Education minister Lazarus Dokora has called on parents to send children with disabilities to school saying he had realised that most did not as they were ashamed of their off spring."There ar...
by Staff Reporter

Form 3 pupil gives birth in school toilet

19 September 2014 | 3620 Views
Lessons stopped at Bulawayo's Sobukhazi High School as pupils rushed to catch a glimpse of a form three pupil who gave birth at the school toilets.The 17-year-old pupil (name withheld), who is...
by Staff Reporter

Headmistress, teachers hide from angry parents

18 September 2014 | 4401 Views
THE headmistress of a Bulawayo school and four teachers locked themselves in an office for nearly two hours when angry parents who had failed to get 2015 Early Childhood Development (ECD) places for ...
by Patrick Chitumba

Repair bridges to death

15 September 2014 | 1589 Views
Rural children on their way to and from school are brushing shoulders with death every day due to the risky rural bridges they use. Most of these bridges are too low and can be invisible when wate...
by Zupa presidium

Only 5 schools built in Bulawayo and Midlands in the last 10 years

15 September 2014 | 1961 Views
PRIMARY and Secondary Education deputy minister Paul Mavima has revealed that the government built only five schools in the provinces of Bulawayo and the Midlands in the past 10 years out of the tota...
by Staff reporter

Schoolgirl (16) goes missing

15 September 2014 | 2380 Views
A 16-year-old girl, Tendai Muyambo Magodo, went missing on Tuesday last week while on her way to school.According to her father Mr Partson Muyambo Magodo, Tendai was last seen on 8 September b...
by Susan Nyabunze

Top school suspends 16 'drunk' pupils

11 September 2014 | 2753 Views
SIXTEEN boozy pupils were booted out of the Anglican Church-run St Columba's High School in Bulawayo on the opening day of the third term. School officials yesterday would not provide the sex...
by Patrick Chitumba

Government to construct 2,000 schools

08 September 2014 | 828 Views
More than 2 000 schools will be constructed in the country over the next few years following the opening of satellite schools in new resettlement areas and new urban settlements, a government offi...
by Staff reporter

Parents up in arms with school over prescribed groceries for boarding students

03 September 2014 | 4017 Views
Parents of students at Mtshabezi High School in Gwanda are up in arms with school authorities over what they called little food groceries their children will be allowed to bring to school....
by Staff Reporter

Mzingwane High headmaster accused of running down the school

19 August 2014 | 3503 Views
MZINGWANE High School headmaster Moroka Magaya was at the weekend grilled by parents who accused him of running down the school.The parents convened a meeting with the school's authorities on ...
by Staff reporter

Schoolboy (9) shot dead in class

09 August 2014 | 4105 Views
Police in South Africa have confirmed that a nine-year-old boy was hit by a stray bullet in his classroom in Lwandle, on Friday."The nine-year-old learner was in the classroom, just after a mo...
by Staff reporter

Govt not going to remove non-Ndebele speaking teachers from primary schools

08 August 2014 | 3161 Views
GOVERNMENT will not remove non-Ndebele speaking teachers from primary schools in Matabeleland as there is a critical shortage of trained teachers, a senior official said yesterday.Speaking at ...
by Staff Reporter

Pupil dies after assault at school

05 August 2014 | 3640 Views
A 19-year-old girl grade 12 pupil in South Africa has died after sustaining injuries during an alleged assault at a school in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, the provincial education department said on Mon...
by Sapa

Zim govt lifts ban on extra lessons

03 August 2014 | 2184 Views
The Government has lifted its ban on extra lessons mainly for classes that will sit public examinations towards year-end and pupils who lost learning time due to unforeseen circumstances.Appli...
by Staff reporter

Teachers hire goblin busters to cleanse school

03 August 2014 | 1785 Views
TEACHERS at Musita Primary School in Masakadza area, Gokwe North, who recently fled the school after their homes were allegedly mysteriously pelted by stones at night, have engaged a tsikamutanda(trad...
by Staff reporter

Teachers abandon school after 'rain of stones'

20 July 2014 | 2712 Views
TEACHERS at Musita Primary School, Masakadza area in Gokwe North, have reportedly fled the school after their homes were mysteriously pelted with stones at night. The teachers, whose school is...
by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Schools collapse as council cancels school fees payments

15 July 2014 | 3416 Views
Primary and Secondary schools under the auspices of the Nkayi Rural District Council are facing severe operational problems as a result of the local authority's decision to cancel all outstanding ...
by Bhebhe Mandla

School closes as irate students riot

05 July 2014 | 3294 Views
IRATE Mutambara High School students in Chimanimani recently took matters into their own hands, destroying property worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in protests over alleged corruption and poor ...
by Staff reporter

Pupil (8) drowns in swimming pool, school admits negligence

03 July 2014 | 3150 Views
A GWERU school has admitted negligence after an eight-year-old pupil drowned in the swimming pool, the Chronicle reported.Idah Nyabeze, the headmistress of Cecil John Rhodes Primary School, t...
by Staff Reporter

Grade 1 pupils hit with huge sticks - WhatsApp update

30 June 2014 | 4121 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number....
by Concerned Parent

Mzilikazi dethrone Gifford

29 June 2014 | 3007 Views
THREE time Copa Coca-Cola national champions Mzilikazi earned the right to represent Bulawayo at the national finals in Harare next month when they defeated Gifford, who were champions last year 2-0 i...
by Mehluli Sibanda

Boy hospitalised for 7 months after being stoned by School mates

27 June 2014 | 2349 Views
A 15-YEAR-OLD Tsholotsho Secondary Schoolboy is battling for life at the United Bulawayo Hospitals with severe head injuries sustained after he was stoned by his mates during a row.Doctors fea...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Govt to re-introduce practical subjects

23 June 2014 | 2151 Views
THE Government is working on re-introducing practical subjects in schools to complement theoretical education already offered, President Mugabe has said.He was speaking at a mass held in Chish...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe needs 2 500 new schools

22 June 2014 | 1490 Views
THE country needs about 2 500 new schools to adequately cover the shortage and give a wholesome improvement to the learning environment, Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Professor Pa...
by Ngonidzashe Chiutsi

Choppies teams up with schools, clean up Nkulumane

22 June 2014 | 1475 Views
CHOPPIES supermarket, Nkulumane branch has embarked on a massive clean-up campaign in the suburb in a bid to promote a clean and healthy lifestyle in the neighbourhood.The clean-up campaign w...
by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo teen becomes new Child President

21 June 2014 | 3183 Views
Bulawayo-based teenager Nhlanhla Moyo of Hamilton High School was elected Zimbabwe's Child President on Thursday after outpolling nine candidates at the Harare Institute of Technology.Moyo ta...
by Staff Reporter

School kid dies in R Mugabe road accident - WhatApp update

20 June 2014 | 7691 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Mysterious fire burns down headmaster's house

13 June 2014 | 2527 Views
SCHOOL authorities and students at Hartzell High School are still to come to terms with the mysterious fire which razed their school head's house last week, destroying property worth over $60 000. ...
by Staff Reporter

'Umbalisi kaphasi kaphathi kahle abantwana' - whatsApp update

12 June 2014 | 2562 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Govt probes defiant teachers

08 June 2014 | 2788 Views
The Government has vowed to punish schools and teachers that are defying its directive to stop conducting extra lessons, which, authorities say, tutors are vigorously pursuing at the expense of norma...
by Brighton Muronzereyi

CCTVs at Girls High cause stir

07 June 2014 | 3402 Views
The Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has criticised authorities at Girls High School in Harare for the recent installation of $68 000 CCTVs in classrooms, saying the exercise was meant to...
by Staff reporter

'Black Jesus' sues Catholic school

05 June 2014 | 4851 Views
CONTROVERSIAL war veteran Francis Zimuto, who calls himself Black Jesus, is suing the Catholic Church-run Gokomere High School for $63 000 for turning away his Form 4 son over failure to pay fees....
by Staff Reporter

Govt bans corporal punishment at schools

02 June 2014 | 4122 Views
GOVERNMENT has banned corporal punishment at schools and warned teachers to stop the practice.Deputy Primary and Secondary Education minister Paul Mavima told Parliament last week that admini...
by Staff reporter

Three pupils die in kombi crash

25 May 2014 | 3297 Views
Three Seula Secondary School pupils died on the spot  when this kombi they were travelling on got involved in an accident at Kezi Business Centre on Friday afternoon (May 23). Other ...
by Staff Reporter

Schools suing parents over non-payment of fees

24 May 2014 | 2216 Views
SCHOOLS have started suing parents over non-payment of fees after the government gave them the green light to seek legal recourse on fees defaulters. The Minister of Primary and Secondary Educ...
by Sifundiso Ndlovu

Zim degrees, diplomas under scrutiny

19 May 2014 | 6366 Views
A BILL to monitor the quality of degrees and diplomas offered by the country's various educational institutions is on the cards, a senior government official has said.Higher and Tertiary Educ...
by Staff reporter

Half of Zimbabwe's population has never been to school

19 May 2014 | 2770 Views
HALF of Zimbabwe's population of 13 million people has never been to school despite the country boasting of a 96 percent literacy rate, one of the highest in the World, according to the 2012 census r...
by Yoliswa Dube

Education officials in Matabeleland express optimism

13 May 2014 | 2183 Views
Education officials in Matabeleland have expressed optimism that the second school term which starts today would run smoothly as schools had been adequately staffed. Bulawayo provincial educat...
by Staff reporter

School bars students over unpaid fees

13 May 2014 | 2602 Views
SOME students from Thekwane High School in Plumtree were yesterday barred from boarding the bus taking them to school for the opening of the second term today due to non-payment of fees.The sc...
by Staff reporter

It's back to school

11 May 2014 | 2121 Views
Parents have been making a last minute rush in preparation for the opening of schools for the 2nd term.Retail outlets in the Harare central business district and other s...
by Staff reporter

30 pupils from same school go on maternity leave in just one term

10 May 2014 | 5935 Views
Thirty pupils at Kaoma High School in Zambia have gone on maternity leave in the first term of this year alone.Head teacher Jonathan Mukenge said ten pupils who had come from basic schools hav...
by Staff reporter

High school lover letters

09 May 2014 | 5397 Views
** MAY THE RECEIVER BE THE OPENER **** ROLL DOWN TO YOU  ** KISS BEFORE YOU READ** " P D N F"--- please do no fold  ** Roll down to you sweetiepie Babe!Time and abi...
by PDNF

Nigeria president in abducted schoolgirls plea

05 May 2014 | 1975 Views
President Goodluck Jonathan seeks international help to find 276 girls kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram fighters.Nigeria's President has appealed for international help to find, and ensure th...
by Staff Reporter

Govt bans Form One entrance tests

04 May 2014 | 3318 Views
AT anything up to $50 per head, and attracting as many as 2,500 pupils battling for places at the most sought after schools, Form One entrance tests had become a huge money spinner for most secondary ...
by Staff Reporter

Extra lessons ban backfires

23 April 2014 | 4396 Views
Parents with school-going children have accused the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education of trying to reverse the gains made in the sector by banning extra lessons and incentives for teachers....
by Staff reporter

'Extra lessons are the engine behind good results in Zim' - WhatsApp update

23 April 2014 | 2224 Views
11:44am, 23 Apr - ‪+263 7* *** ****‬: Extra lessons are the engine behind good results in Zimbabwe.Conventional lessons are marred with impediments...
by Concerned Citizen

'I wasted time at school,' says Tuku

09 April 2014 | 5473 Views
Music superstar Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi bemoans the time he wasted pursuing academic studies that he had no passion for.The 62 year old internationally recognised music icon who has just return...
by Staff reporter

Coghlan Primary students refuse to learn in Shona

09 April 2014 | 10811 Views
Grade Four (4) students at Coghlan Primary school in Bulawayo are reportedly being taught by a Shona speaking Student Teacher on teaching practice and have hence could not learn properly. Repo...
by Bulawayo Leaders

Exams centre fee scandal

09 April 2014 | 4071 Views
Emmerson NjanjamangeziPrivate colleges and government schools are ripping off helpless and unsuspecting students and parents through overcharging Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) cen...
by Staff reporter

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