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Rhodesian government fed primary school pupils but not Zanu PF regime - Zanu PF MP says

05 February 2016 | 1962 Views
Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna has said the Rhodesian government used to feed primary school pupils but the Zanu PF regime is struggling.He said a lot of pupils are dropping out of sch...
by Staff Reporter

No school should be operating from pole and mud structures says govt

05 February 2016 | 684 Views
THE government has said in the next five years no school should be operating from pole and mud structures as this compromises the quality of education.The Deputy Minister of Primary and Second...
by Nqobile Tshili

Angry protesting parents dump three coffins at school

03 February 2016 | 3480 Views
PARENTS HAVE set out to show the unions and teachers how serious they are about their kids’ education. When teachers arrived for school they were greeted by gatvol parents and three coffins. ...
by Staff Reporter

Illegal to withhold results from pupils, schools warned

03 February 2016 | 1172 Views
Schools that withhold exam results from pupils are breaking the law, the Government said yesterday. Primary and Secondary Education Deputy Minister Professor Paul Mavhima spoke after human rig...
by Staff reporter

Plan Internationa, Japanese Embassy to officially open Malanda Secondary

01 February 2016 | 1121 Views
Plan International, a child rights organization operating in 51  developing countries being funded by the Japanese Embassy has constructed some infrastructure at the Malanda Secondary School in T...
by Stephen Jakes

Forming a unity government with Zanu was a mistake its time to correct mistakes

30 January 2016 | 2835 Views
ZAPU has discovered that forming a unity  government with Zanu PF was a mistake because according to ZAPU policies, manifesto and ideological programmes There should be spirit of togetherness, ma...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

Thieving teen spared jail

30 January 2016 | 2013 Views
A 15-YEAR-OLD pupil at Sizane High school in Bulawayo has appeared before a Western Commonage magistrate for allegedly stealing clothes worth $150 from a house in Pelandaba suburb.The Form Thr...
by Melody Baya

Primary school teacher sues Dokora for 'illegal' transfer

30 January 2016 | 2086 Views
A PRIMARY school teacher has dragged the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Lazarus Dokora, and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to the Bulawayo High Court challenging her transfer to a ru...
by Mashudu Netsianda

The Tragedy of SA Business Schools

29 January 2016 | 2839 Views
Business Schools have become victims of their own success in this generation that they have lost the principles of their founding missions; "to educate practitioners and create knowledge through resea...
by Vusumuzi Moyo

Whizkids score As

27 January 2016 | 2388 Views
TWO whizkids from Bulawayo scored 30 points and 15 points in the November 2015 Cambridge A-Level examinations.Emmanuel Zhou of Killarney suburb who did his A-Level at Riverton Academy in Masvi...
by Whinsley Masara

Parents withdraw children from private schools

24 January 2016 | 7014 Views
Some parents who had enrolled their children at private colleges have withdrawn them after failing to afford the fees resulting in government schools being crowded.North Park Primary School i...
by Staff Reported

Reliance on school curriculum limits students' knowledge

19 January 2016 | 1859 Views
Zimbabwe is credited with one of the best education systems in Africa - producing some of the brightest minds on the globe - and similarly prides itself with the highest literacy rate on the continent...
by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

School term shortened by 3 weeks

19 January 2016 | 4809 Views
THE first school term calendar has been shortened to 10 weeks for learning, compared to 13 weeks in previous terms. Schools opened on January 12 and will close on March 23, before the usual cl...
by Auxilia Katongomara

SA school bars Zimbabwean pupils

19 January 2016 | 2305 Views
A NUMBER of foreigners - mainly Zimbabweans staying in Johannesburg in South Africa - are stranded after a principal at Muzomuhle Primary School barred them from enrolling their children for the 2016 ...
by Thupeyo Muleya

3 pupils drown on way to school

19 January 2016 | 930 Views
Three schoolchildren drowned at Chihumbiri Farm Dam in Bindura last week when a canoe they were using to cross the dam on their way to school capsized, throwing all the occupants into the water. ...
by Nyemudzai Kakore

MInistry closes school in Mutare

18 January 2016 | 3120 Views
THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has cracked the whip and ordered the closure of Watermark College, which has been illegally operating a boarding facility for the past six years....
by Samuel Kadungure and Lovemore Kadzura

Townsend head in a fix over auction mobile phones

17 January 2016 | 1109 Views
Townsend High School head mistress  in Bulawayo, Millicent Moyo is in a fix after she  reportedly failed to return mobile devices which she controversially auctioned last year after confisca...
by Staff Reporter

Low activity as schools open in Bulawayo

11 January 2016 | 2027 Views
Stationery and uniform shops in Bulawayo are experiencing low business this morning a day before schools open.Most outlets said few parents have purchased uniforms for their children.T...
by Thobekile Zhou

Government assures non-teaching staff at schools that their jobs are safe

08 January 2016 | 1084 Views
Government yesterday assured non-teaching staff at schools that their jobs are safe and dismissed claims by a workers' union purporting to represent them that they will be dismissed.Primary an...
by Abigail Mawonde

School girl sues woman for calling her prostitute

07 January 2016 | 2065 Views
A GRADE 10 schoolgirl has sued a married woman for calling her a prostitute.Angela Muyombo, 16, of Chazanga told the court that on December 11, this year, she went to see her hairdresser when ...
by Staff Reporter

Mhali primary school old students look back

21 December 2015 | 2940 Views
What a way it was to bring life to Mhali Old Student Association (MOSA).  It was indeed with a BIG BANG.For the first time in the hist...
by Itayi Chizura Mapanda (MOSA member based in New Zealand)

Grade 7 drop outs of school after marriage proposal

05 December 2015 | 1822 Views
A grade seven pupil at Kandodo Primary School in Zvishavane has reportedly dropped out of school after her 20-year-old boyfriend asked for her hand in marriage.Reports say the two had been in ...
by Staff Reporter

45% of Cowdray Park children out of school

24 November 2015 | 2137 Views
A SURVEY by Zimbabwe Women Resource Centre Network (ZWRCN) has revealed that about 45 percent children of school going age in Cowdray Park are not in school owing to lack of primary schools in the Bul...
by Staff Reporter

Lower Six classes to start in second term

22 November 2015 | 3325 Views
LOWER Six pupils will now begin their Advanced level studies in the second term of the year instead of the current set up where they start during the last month of the first term and still pay fees in...
by Lungile Tshuma

School ordered to reinstate sex accused pupils

13 November 2015 | 2131 Views
NYAHUNI Adventist High School has been ordered to reinstate five pupils it recently expelled over bald and unsubstantiated allegations of engaging in sex after it emerged that the headmaster had not f...
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Mzilikazi Primary School seeks donations to build computer lab

06 November 2015 | 2548 Views
Mzilikazi Primary School in Bulawayo has invited all former students, residents and well wishers to a meeting at the school this Saturday (7 November 2015) at ...
by Ndou Paul

'Parents are encouraged to pay school fees'

02 November 2015 | 2639 Views
THE DEPUTY Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Paul Mavima, has said it is the duty of all government and parliamentary officials to encourage parents to pay their children's school fees and ...
by Stephen Jakes

School blown off by strong winds

02 November 2015 | 3122 Views
Harare East Member of Parliament Terence Mukupe has lamented the destruction of a Primary School in his constituency which had its roof blown off by heavy winds and rain.Mukupe made the re...
by Stephen Jakes

Bulawayo schools top Zimbabwe charts

26 October 2015 | 3151 Views
BULAWAYO province recorded the highest overall pass rates in the 2014 Grade Seven and O-Level public examinations while posting exceptional results at A-Level.An examination results analysis b...
by Pamela Shumba

Drunk female pupil strips at school

24 October 2015 | 4122 Views
A drunk form three female pupil at Ihlathi High School in Bulawayo stripped in front of other schoolmates during a bash at school.According to B-Metro, the bash was held after an illegal civic...
by Staff Reporter

Hunger forces 6000 Mat'land pupils to drop out of school

18 October 2015 | 4512 Views
OVER 6 000 pupils in the Matabeleland region has dropped out of school due to hunger.Education authorities in the region have cut learning hours as a significant number of pupils come to class...
by Staff Reporter

Students demo rocks church run High School

17 October 2015 | 4428 Views
A STUDENT unrest has rocked the United Church of Christ (UCCZ)-run Mt Selinda High School in Chipinge where militant pupils took to the streets protesting against church officials for illegally confis...
by Luthando Mapepa

Ngwalongwalo school commissions admin block

12 October 2015 | 2189 Views
Ngwalongwalo Primary School has since commissioned its administration block as the council run school seek to upgrade its standard of operation through infrastructural development.This came ou...
by Stephen Jakes

Teacher forces Grade 7 pupils to pay $5 per month for extra hours

11 October 2015 | 4153 Views
A GRADE Seven teacher at Mahlabezulu Primary School in Tshabalala, Bulawayo has caused a stir at the school after she started operating her own parallel class where pupils are forced to pay $5 per mon...
by Lungile Tshuma

Education ministry must have way to encourage parents to pay fees - MP

11 October 2015 | 2791 Views
Zaka MP Paradza Chakona has challenged the Primary and secondary Education Ministry to find a way to encourage parents to pay their childreen's schools fees as it had emerged that many were taking to ...
by Stephen Jakes

Bombings hit Bulawayo schools

04 October 2015 | 5949 Views
THE Government will soon ban schools from handling cash and order them to use banks for all transactions following a rise in the use of dynamite to bomb safes by robbers who raided four schools in Bul...
by Richard Muponde

Plumtree High School to enroll girls

28 September 2015 | 2480 Views
Plumtree High School is set to enrol girls to boost the school's low enrolment figures.The all-boys school now has 150 day scholars and 152 boarders yet the facilities could accommodate up to ...
by Staff Reporter

Chikurubi needs 12 classrooms

24 September 2015 | 1771 Views
Harare East MP Terence Mukupe has indicated that Chikurubi Primary School in his constituency needs 12 classrooms for the Early Childhood Education classes.Mukupe said he was touring Chikurubi...
by Stephen Jakes

Hysteria hits Mthunzi schools

23 September 2015 | 2153 Views
A wave of hysteria has hit Mthunzi primary and secondary schools in Mhangura constituency.The hysteria first gripped scores of pupils at Mthunzi primary school, who simultaneously felt some pi...
by Staff Reporter

Back to school

08 September 2015 | 1909 Views
Schools are opening today for the defining third term for Grade seven, Ordinary and Advanced Level students.It was a hive of activity on the streets of Harare as borders prepared to return to ...
by Schools open

Massive school dropouts predicted

07 September 2015 | 1744 Views
IMMIGRANTS welfare bodies in South Africa and civic society groups have warned that the recent job losses experienced in Zimbabwe and cessation of "absentee" teachers' salaries by government could cau...
by Staff reporter

Teenager (15) forces schoolmates to suck her privates

31 August 2015 | 4933 Views
A GRADE Seven pupil at Odzi Primary School who was in the habit of forcing her junior schoolmates to suck her privates in return for peaches last week appeared in court facing indecent assault charges...
by Staff Reporter

'Founders High School Head boy has been titled the 2015 head boy of the year'

29 August 2015 | 698 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 Byo Resident

Corporal punishment rife in Zim schools

22 August 2015 | 3342 Views
THE Zimbabwe Teachers' Association (Zimta) has expressed concern at the continued use of corporal punishment in schools, a development that has seen many teachers facing disciplinary action. Addressin...
by Pamela Shumba

Schools resist holiday lessons ban

16 August 2015 | 3120 Views
THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education directive banning holiday lessons faces imminent resistance from schools, amid indications that a number of institutions had invited pupils in examinati...
by Staff reporter

School boy choked before being robbed

13 August 2015 | 2169 Views
A schoolboy who was walking to his home in Bulawayo after school was mugged and choked by two men before they could steal his mobile phones.This was heard by Bulawayo magistrate Charity Maphos...
by Stephen Jakes

No holiday lessons, schools told

07 August 2015 | 3211 Views
Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Paul Mavhima, has said all schools must observe and follow the school calendar. This comes amid concerns that some schools were planning...
by Staff reporter

Plumtree High school fails to pay workers for 8 months

04 August 2015 | 3648 Views
Plumtree High School is reportedly to have failed to pay workers for the past 8 months a development which the workers blamed for the abuse of funds by authorities.A parent who spoke to th...
by Stephen Jakes

Nkulumane girls drop out of school for sex parties

21 July 2015 | 10309 Views
Nkulumane township residents in Bulawayo are in a state of panic as scores of girls are dropping out of school or running from home to join sex and beer groups.Area councilor, Rodney Jele con...
by Staff Reporter

Parents, headmistress clash over missing school funds

18 July 2015 | 4810 Views
Parents and guardians of pupils attending Rugare Government Primary School are up in arms with the school headmistress whom they accuse of misappropriating funds and allowing some teachers to ill-...
by Staff reporter

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