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Rural Schools in Fees Dilemma

By Harmony Agere Pg2 16.07.18 A study conducted by the Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee showed that 66% of children were turned away from school for non-payment of fees. Masvingo and Mashonaland West constiuting 63% and 53% respectively of children being...

Expelling pupils over fees draws mixed reactions

By Harmony Agere P.g S7 08.07.18 Basic Education is a constitutionally guaranteed right which should be accessible to every child. However the constitutional requirements have not been abided to by some schools who have been accused of breaking the law by blocking...

child labour rampant in fishing industry

by Tendai Chara . 03/06/18 PS8 From the tender age of 14 Alexio Katongomara of Chamara in Kariba was destined to become a career fisherman. He said,”Circumstances forced us to take fishing as a career. I used some of the money that l got from fishing to pay for...

Sex education for schools

By Sharon Munjenjema P2. 08/04/18 Government is finalizing a comprehensive sex education policy for primary and secondary schools. This is to stem the problems caused by pupils engaging in early sexual relationships, which include teen pregnancy, illegal abortions,...

All children to be immunised:Govt

By Editor  15/04/18 p7 All children will soon be compulsorily immunized, and government is finalizing the legislative framework to promote the public health initiative. There have been concerns that expanded immunization programmes have not achieved maximum results as...

Internet connection for 1 300 schools

by Reporter P6 11/03/18 At least 1 300 schools are set to get internet connection under Government’s ‘Connect a School Connect a Community’ initiative that seeks to ensure that students have access to cyberspace. Information Communication Technology...