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Boarding master caught pants down with matron

21 October 2014 | 8124 Views
THE boarding master at Hama High School in the Midlands Province was allegedly caught red-handed last Saturday engaging in sex with a matron at the school.The boarding master only identif...
by Staff reporter

12-member gang stabbing in school investigated

18 October 2014 | 2723 Views
A 12-member gang of bullies are believed to be behind the stabbing of a Form 4 pupil at Njube High School in Bulawayo.Bulawayo Provincial Education Director Dan Moyo said that a team of psych...
by Staff Reporter

Former students urged support their former schools

13 October 2014 | 2030 Views
A cabinet minister, Francis Nhema has called on all educated Zimbabweans to play a leading role in spearheading development at their former schools to help develop the local education system....
by Staff reporter

Scandal at UBH School of Nursing exposed

12 October 2014 | 2514 Views
The Sunday News has revealed that nursing students at the  United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) School of Nursing are being forced to buy books and other equipment from hospital officials at inflated...
by Staff Reporter

Notorious schoolgirl slaps teacher

10 October 2014 | 4084 Views
A WANKIE secondary school form 3 pupil (name withheld) reportedly slapped her teacher recently for reprimanding her for making noise in class.According to, a local tabloid, the student who...
by Staff reporter

Moral decay as 10 girls are expelled from school due to pregnancy

10 October 2014 | 2802 Views
TEN schoolgirls from Tokwana High School in Bulilima have been reportedly expelled from school as a result of pregnancy, a local tabloid publication reports.Among the ten girls, reports st...
by Staff reporter

Government must move in swiftly in satelite schools - WhatsApp update

09 October 2014 | 1190 Views
13:23, 9 Oct - ‪+263 7* *** ****‬: THE GOVERNMENT MUST MOVE IN SWIFTLY IN SATELITE SCHOOLSA lot of people are complaining about the the so called sa...
by Concerned Citizen

'Mafia' blazer-boy up for murder

08 October 2014 | 2170 Views
TWO years after he attempted to kill a 15-year-old classmate by striking him with a brick on the head before pouring boiling water on him after suspecting him of stealing his socks, a 17-year old ...
by Court reporter

Abortions rife at tertiary schools

05 October 2014 | 1881 Views
THOUSANDS of female students at tertiary institutions are resorting to risky methods to terminate pregnancies. According to NewZimbabwe.com, the director of a civil society group, Saywhat, Jim...
by Staff reporter

200 schoolchildren escape death

03 October 2014 | 3097 Views
TWO HUNDRED primary schoolchildren escaped unhurt when a fire gutted a Victoria Falls lodge they were booked in for a school trip on Wednesday night.Tatenda Safari Lodge in the tourism hub of ...
by Staff Reporter

EcoSchool targets 70% local varsity students in 18 months

02 October 2014 | 2108 Views
ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe is targeting to register 70% of local university students on its digital education platform within 18 months, an executive said. Speaking at the EcoSchool national...
by Staff Reporter

Tshelanyemba Ex Students Association giving back to the community

30 September 2014 | 2710 Views
Tshelanyemba High School established in the year 1981 in Motobo District is having a Prize giving ceremony and dedication of a classroom block to the late John Sisana Nare the man who mobilised the co...
by Tshelanyemba Ex Students Association

Zim needs over 2 000 schools

30 September 2014 | 1271 Views
THE country is operating with a deficit of 2,056 schools, a development that has been blamed for the poor pass rates.Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Professor Paul Mavhi...
by Loveness Bepete

ZAPU Donates Science equipment to schools

21 September 2014 | 1761 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 | 1518 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 | 3919 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 | 4676 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 | 1806 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 | 2120 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 | 2526 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 | 2886 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 | 1025 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 | 4224 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 | 3678 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 | 4223 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

Pupil dies after assault at school

05 August 2014 | 3726 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 | 2326 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 | 1889 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 | 2813 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 | 3570 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 | 3344 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 | 3290 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 | 4266 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 | 3174 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 | 2468 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 | 2226 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 | 1579 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 | 1659 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 | 3266 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 | 7818 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 | 2632 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 | 2662 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 | 2874 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 | 3462 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 | 4950 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 | 4184 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 | 3380 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 | 2382 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 | 6468 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 | 2864 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

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