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Children with disabilities need education too

By Maximum Tinotenda. 09/02/18 PA1 It is sad to note that the country’s public education system does not seem to recognise these people living with disabilities, hence they continue being marginalised. In rural areas, children living with disabilities cannot access...

Private schools in HIV scandal

by reporter , P2. 10/02/18 Some private schools are reportedly requesting pupils to submit medical forms disclosing the HIV status in violation of the countries HIV and Aids Policy. The Zimbabwe Medical Association raised an alarm after some of its members received...

Pair rapes minor (11)

by Nyemudzai Kakore. P6. 12/02/18 Two Seke men appeared before a Chitungwiza magistrate for allegedly raping an 11 year old girl. The two were not asked to plead when they appeared before magistrate Ms Estere Chivasa last Friday. The prosecutor Mr Tendai Mukarira is...

Kaseke ordered to pay $225 for child’s upkeep

by Reporter. 07.02.18 p 2 Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Mr Karikoga has been ordered to pay $225 by a Bulawayo court for the upkeep of his 9 year old son whom he sired with a Bulawayo woman. The ruling by Bulawayo magistrate Ms Sharon Rosemani followed a legal wrangle...

Traditional leaders raise alarm over rape cases

by Sydney Mubaiwa , 07.02.18 P8 Traditional leader in Zaka and Bikita expressed alarm over the sharp increase in the number of child rape and incest cases in the two districts amid reports that nearly 50 young girls were raped in the two districts over the last two...

Distance to school matters for pupils

by Rumbidzai Ngwenya, PA4, 07,02,18 At a tender age of eight Natasha wakes up daily at 5 am to prepare for her long trek to school. She stays with her mother in Chitungwiza, a sprawling dormitory town about  35km south of the capital , Harare. She has to jostle with...