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Mzingwane High headmaster accused of running down the school

19 August 2014 | 3193 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 | 3904 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 | 2941 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 | 3498 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 | 1920 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 | 1551 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 | 2604 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 | 3253 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 | 3210 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 | 2977 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 | 3935 Views
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by Concerned Parent

Mzilikazi dethrone Gifford

29 June 2014 | 2688 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 | 2198 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 | 2024 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 | 1363 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 | 1294 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 | 3064 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 | 7512 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 Citizen

Mysterious fire burns down headmaster's house

13 June 2014 | 2314 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 | 2412 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 Citizen

Govt probes defiant teachers

08 June 2014 | 2688 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 | 3323 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 | 4631 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 | 4021 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 | 3182 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 | 2016 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 | 6188 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 | 2703 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 | 2101 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 | 2485 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 | 1996 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 | 5731 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 | 5309 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 | 1776 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 | 3161 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 | 4328 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 | 2081 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 | 5357 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 | 10644 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 | 3976 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

Eveline High School faces closure

02 April 2014 | 9563 Views
Eveline Girls High School in Bulawayo is facing closure as it is operating without potable water after the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) disconnected supplies to the government institution over a $500 ...
by Nkosana Sibanda

Mismanagement of funds at Umguza Primary School

31 March 2014 | 2142 Views
Byo24 there is gross mismanagement of public funds at Umguza Primary School in Byo. School accounts are being updated using pencil. Currently the school cleck is on suspension but the head is continui...
by Concerned parent

Bulawayo schools using wrong syllabus

30 March 2014 | 3254 Views
A NUMBER of O-level pupils in Bulawayo are at risk of failing June and November Literature in English examinations as they are reading the wrong set books, this paper can exclusively reveal....
by Kay Kaseke

Govt outlaws extra lesson for school kids

30 March 2014 | 3198 Views
The education minister also revealed that his ministry had outlawed the holding of holiday and extra lessons in all primary and secondary schools.He said a circular noti...
by Staff reporter

Zim schools to get buses from China

30 March 2014 | 2629 Views
GOVERNMENT has entered into a multi-million-dollar deal with China which will see local primary and secondary schools purchasing buses on credit from a Chinese bus manufacturing company, a Cabine...
by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Woman jailed for sending kids to better school

28 March 2014 | 6802 Views
USA - An Ohio mother's attempt to provide her daughters with a better education landed her behind bars.Kelley Williams-Bolar was in 2011 convicted of lying about her residency to get her daug...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe to review schools curricula

26 March 2014 | 2535 Views
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education says it is reviewing the schools curricula, with a bias on the country's history and aspirations to uphold national values from early childhood developm...
by Staff reporter

'Stupid' minister defends high failure rate in Matabeleland

21 March 2014 | 3688 Views
THE Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Dokora, has defended examination performances by schools in Matabeleland saying the region was on the positive track. Only 10 second...
by Patrick Chitumba

No leniency on exam cheats

18 March 2014 | 2522 Views
Government will not be lenient on the 680 candidates from nine schools in the Midlands who were linked to the leaking of two Ordinary Level examination question papers last year, a Cabinet Minister sa...
by Patrick Chitumba

Headmaster dismissed over poor results

18 March 2014 | 5078 Views
THE headmaster of Thornhill Primary School in Chatsworth, Gutu, has allegedly been transferred or dismissed from work altogether over poor examination results.James Munyaradzi allegedly gave i...
by Walter Mswazie

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