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Govt bans sending away of pupils over fees

BY VENERANDA LANGA Government has banned schools from chasing away pupils for failure to pay fees after civic society organisations pressurised it to commit to a previously announced pledge on the matter. The policy is expounded in the Primary and Secondary Education...

Man rapes minor, bribes her with sweet reeds

BY DARLINGTON MWASHITA A MAN from Nyamandlovu in Matabeleland North has appeared in court facing charges of raping a minor after enticing her with an offer of sweet reeds.The accused (23) was not asked to plead to rape when he appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Lizwe...

Man rapes woman, abuses her daughter

Danisa Masuku  A SANGOMA from Shabula Village in Lupane has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman and later sweet-talking her teenage daughter to play with his manhood. The man appeared before Lupane resident magistrate Ndumo Masuku facing rape and indecent...

Storms: Pupils still learn in roofless classrooms

Takunda Maodza Manicaland Bureau ChiefPupils are learning in roofless classrooms at some schools in Manicaland which were damaged by heavy storms in November.The storms followed Cyclone Idai which hit the province in March. The damaged primary schools include Kwirire,...