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Parents passing economic anxieties to children

Pauline Hurungundo Parents should avoid hounding school children with the prevailing economic pressures as this affects childhood development,a top Harare school has recommended. Chisipite junior school revealed that a number of primary school children,mostly aged...

Document street kids

CHEGUTU West MP Dexter Nduna has expressed concerns over the growing number of street children who do not have national identification in urban centres around the country.He has called upon government so that they get quantified before they spread into rural...

RURAL schools opening blighted by teacher sit-in

Only 35% of school children in rural primary secondary schools turned up to classes largely due to impoverished parents failing to pay fees. At selected schools, some children were turned away on the first day of school for non-payment of school fees while some did...

ED okays amendments to Gaurdianship of Minors Act

Blessings Mushaya President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has okayed principles for the amendment of the Guardianship of Minors Act, which will confer equal custodianship-rights to both parents. Under the proposed changes, the five-year-old law will not only...

National disability policy on cards

PUBLIC Service,Labour and Social Welfare minister Sekai Nzenza has said the National Disability Policy has been drafted and will be presented before Parliament by end of June. Nzenza told an interface meeting between the first lady Auxillia Mnangagwa and people living...

Mum fined for leaving baby with stranger

Shamiso Dzingire A young mother from Bulawayo’s Nkulumane 5 suburb left her infant baby with a stranger while she went to have sex with her boyfriend at a lodge,a court heard yesterday.Ayanda Sibanda, 22, left her 11-month-old baby with Florence Tatani on Friday...