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'Include Mugabe's legacy in school syllabi'

01 March 2015 | 617 Views
Respected educationist Professor Caiphas Nziramasanga says the school curriculum should include more content on Zimbabwe's nationalists, principally President Mugabe.Prof Nziramasanga  to...
by Staff reporter

Nationwide blitz on unregistered driving schools

27 February 2015 | 840 Views
THE Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police has embarked on a nationwide exercise to apprehend owners of unregistered driving schools and unqualified drivin...
by Oswell Moyo

Bogus driving schools surge

19 February 2015 | 2191 Views
Police in Harare and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) have launched a joint operation code-named "Takuona" to flush out illegal driving schools which have mushroomed in and around the...
by Staff reporter

Girl dies after classmate pulls chair from under her

18 February 2015 | 8179 Views
A 17-year-old girl has died at the Eden Park Secondary School, in Alberton, after a classmate pulled a chair out from under her."They alleged that she was in class and as she was about to ...
by Sapa

Angry birds break classroom windows, forces school to close

15 February 2015 | 2969 Views
TO many children, the phrase "angry birds" only refers to a video game. To Zhombili Primary School pupils, "angry birds" refers to birds that are in the habit of breaking classroom windows with their...
by Lungile Tshuma

Zimbabwe top 100 O-level schools - 2015 list

10 February 2015 | 13329 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Top 100 O-Level schools

10 February 2015 | 5553 Views
JOHN Tallach, St Columba's, Maranatha High School, Usher, Minda, Mtshabezi, David Livingstone and Manama are the best O' Level schools in Matabeleland after recording high pass rates and being in the ...
by Pamela Shumba

Plumtree High worst school in Zimbabwe according to A level results

09 February 2015 | 6062 Views
PLUMTREE High School in Mangwe District, Matabeleland South Province is the country's second worst school after recording a 33, 33 percent pass rate, according to the November 2014 Zimbabwe School Exa...
by Pamela Shumba

Lightning strikes, kills Grade 6 girl in school yard

04 February 2015 | 4474 Views
A grade six pupil at Gampu Primary School in  Bulawayo's Mpopoma suburb died today after she was struck by lightning in the school yard.Teachers at the school said the girl whose family ...
by Staff Reporter

Headmistress beats pupil to death

04 February 2015 | 6352 Views
Beating up a pupil for misbehaving in class proved costly to a headmistress after the victim collapsed and died during the punishment. Modester Rubhabha (43), who is the acting headmistress o...
by Tendai Rupapa

Matabeleland South 2014 Grade 7 Schools ranking - list

02 February 2015 | 5014 Views
FIFTEEN primary schools in Matabeleland South province recorded zero percent pass rate in the 2014 Grade Seven public examinations up from 13 the previous year.According to a Zimbabwe Schools ...
by Thandeka Moyo

Teen hangs self at parents' house

28 January 2015 | 3324 Views
A FORMER Form Four pupil committed suicide allegedly by hanging at his parents' home in Magwegwe North over yet to be disclosed reasons. Simba Makumbe, 18, a former Form Four pupil at Sikhuli...
by Oswell Moyo

Bulawayo's top private schools performs dismally, in bottom 10

28 January 2015 | 5177 Views
THREE of Bulawayo's top private schools failed to justify the high fees they demand after they performed dismally in the November 2014 Grade 7 examinations.Carmel Primary School, Petra and W...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Zanu-PF harasses civil servants in Mash West

27 January 2015 | 2279 Views
A qualified teacher at Oldonio Primary School in Hurungwe East, Ward 19, has been barred from attending classes since opening day by a gang of Zanu PF thugs led by the notorious ward councilor, one C...
by Staff Reporter

Boy loses front teeth in school fight

27 January 2015 | 2913 Views
A FORM 3 pupil at Milton High School in Bulawayo lost four teeth after he was assaulted by a group of prefects at the school. The attack is now being investigated by the Ministry of Primary and S...
by Molline Gagare

Hot-seating to blame for poor results

27 January 2015 | 1514 Views
HOT-SEATING has been blamed for poor pass rates in Matabeleland North schools, as a fallout over last year's examination results simmers.Mosi oa Tunya High School headmaster Ronald Sibanda on ...
by Staff reporter

Girl (9) found dead after being turned away from school

25 January 2015 | 2437 Views
A nine-year-old girl from Kondo Village in Guruve has been found dead four days following her disappearance after being turned away from school over non-payment of US$15 school fees.The bo...
by Debra Matabvu

Convicted child molester working with children again

25 January 2015 | 3156 Views
School teacher and triathlon coach David Gardner is allegedly still involved in the coaching of young children at another elite boys' school despite having been convicted and sentenced to two years in...
by Staff Reporter

'A' level results out

22 January 2015 | 4516 Views
The 2014 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) 'A' level results are out.In a statement, the ZIMSEC board and Management said candidates who sat for this examination will be able to co...
by Staff reporter

School of mines chases away students for fees

20 January 2015 | 5938 Views
The School of Mines in Bulawayo yesterday sent away more than half of its close to 100 students for non-payment of fees. Some students mostly beginners who had paid a deposit of $1 700 tow...
by Staff reporter

Headmasters warned

17 January 2015 | 3800 Views
Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Professor Paul Mavhima, has warned school heads against sending children home over non-payment of school fees as schools have opened. Prof M...
by Staff reporter

Govt to conclude curriculum review by March

08 January 2015 | 1159 Views
Primary and Secondary Education minister, Lazarus Dokora yesterday said his ministry will conclude the school curriculum review in March before presenting it before Cabinet. Dokora said ...
by Staff reporter

Bonuses threaten schools opening

05 January 2015 | 1969 Views
Teachers are threatening to go on strike next week as they are accusing the Government of failing to come up with the exact date when they would be paid their 13th cheque. However, the Min...
by Staff reporter

Plumtree primary school finally opens, 64 years after it was mooted

05 January 2015 | 2800 Views
PLUMTREE - Ntambana Primary School, which took 64 years to open as its construction began in 1950, is expected to open next week as an annexure of Huwana Primary School housing only Early Childhood De...
by Staff Reporter

Some schools fail to comply with govt's directives

03 January 2015 | 3678 Views
Parents and educationists say the government should follow up to ensure that its directives are adhered to.The festive season is now over and parents have already started making preparations f...
by Staff Reporter

Form 2 pupil commits suicide over girlfriend

03 January 2015 | 4903 Views
A 15-year-old Form Two pupil at Pumula High School in Bulawayo, who had been excluded from school at the end of the last term, has committed suicide after allegedly being dumped by his girlfriend. ...
by Oswell Moyo

'Not happy with Borrowdale brooke academy'

19 December 2014 | 1763 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Panic over Form 1 places

18 December 2014 | 3890 Views
PANIC and desperation have gripped many parents and pupils still looking for Form One places as the ban on entrance tests fees earlier this year has created more problems than it sought to address. Go...
by Staff reporter

Tonga to be examined at O' Level

16 December 2014 | 2872 Views
FOLLOWING the successful inaugural examination of the minority languages such as Tonga at Grade 7 three years ago, the government will, starting next year, examine the languages at O' Level.T...
by Staff Reporter

Video of pupils sleeping with each along school corridor goes viral

14 December 2014 | 6455 Views
A four-minute video clip, titled 'Yizo Yizo' went viral this week. It shows pupils at Chris J Botha (CJB) Secondary School in Bosmont, SA, engaging in sex along the school's corridor.They are...
by Staff reporter

My School My Future

10 December 2014 | 1175 Views
BONGANI MNCUBE uchaza ngohlelo lwe MY SCHOOL MY FUTURE.Ngokuzwa ukungenzi kahle kwezikolo zakithi eMATABELELAND ezithole ozero percent sahlala phansi njengabazali sizama ukuthi sibone ukuthi akuk...
by Bongani Mncube

Zimbabwe to increase primary school years from 2015

08 December 2014 | 9167 Views
The pronouncements by the ministry of primary and secondary schools that it is going to follow recommendations of the Nziramasanga commission on education, by introducing mandatory Early Childhood Dev...
by Staff reporter

Pupils cheat death as winds blow off classroom roof

01 December 2014 | 1928 Views
SCORES of pupils learning at Gwambe Secondary School in Bulilima District cheated death when strong winds blew the roof off a classroom block, a day after the school was officially opened.The ...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Cops called in to restore order at Founders High

29 November 2014 | 5141 Views
POLICE were called to maintain order at Founders High School in Bulawayo on Thursday following wild celebrations by pupils after sitting their final examinations. Scores of Form 4 pupils at th...
by Thandeka Moyo

Zimsec English paper leaks again?

28 November 2014 | 6891 Views
THE credibility of the 2014 'O' Level English examination written on Monday could be questioned again amid revelations that the recently reset English Paper 1 could have leaked following a mistake b...
by Staff Reporter

Schools 'bullied' to close today

28 November 2014 | 4537 Views
SEVERAL pupils in both Bulawayo and Harare schools are likely to go home without progress reports today following an eleventh hour instruction from the Primary and Secondary Education ministry orderin...
by Staff Reporter

Parents face legal action over unpaid school fees

24 November 2014 | 2103 Views
PARENTS and guardians of children attending school in Harare risk facing legal action if they fail to pay outstanding fees totalling $2,7 million by the end of this month, an official has said....
by Staff Reporter

Hwange schools in deplorable state as pupils sit on floors while learning

19 November 2014 | 1781 Views
MATABELELAND NORTH - A CONSTITUENCY Development Committee in Hwange West has expressed concern over the state of education facilities, with most rural schools reported to be without furniture and ...
by Staff Reporter

Parent storms grade 6 classroom, assaults bully

16 November 2014 | 2802 Views
A 41-YEAR-OLD Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs employee has been fined $50 (or 15 days in jail) for assaulting a 13-year-old Grade Six pupil, after he stormed into her class and attacked her in f...
by Mncedisi Buhali

2 students drown after sneaked out of school to swim in a nearby dam

12 November 2014 | 5746 Views
Tragedy struck Mount St Mary's High School in Wedza over the weekend when four students who had reportedly sneaked out of the school premises drowned while swimming in a nearby dam...
by Staff reporter

At Assembly point... Mtshabezi High School

11 November 2014 | 6365 Views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32K_avKlkLw ...
by Staff Reporter

20 pupils survive lightning strike

10 November 2014 | 2601 Views
AT LEAST 20 primary school pupils escaped death by a whisker in two separate incidents when lightning struck Tshitatshawa and Sasedza Primary Schools in Tsholotsho district.The incidents occur...
by Staff reporter

Bomb blast at school kills 20 people just before classes

10 November 2014 | 4028 Views
DAMATURU Nigeria - At least 20 people, most of them students, were killed in a bomb blast at a secondary school in Nigeria's northeastern town of Potiskum on Monday as they gathered for assembly befo...
by Staff Reporter

NASH U16 girls hurdles champ in financial limbo

10 November 2014 | 1416 Views
NYASHA SITHOLE is in a quandary owing to her failure to get money for air fares to participate in the African Youth Championships scheduled to be hosted by Mauritius from April 23 to 16May 2015.The 15...
by Staff Reporter

'How can a normal teacher beat a candidate at the entrance to the exam?'

10 November 2014 | 3880 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Boarding master caught pants down with matron

21 October 2014 | 9361 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 | 3170 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 | 2403 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 | 3133 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 | 4461 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

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