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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...

Schools open in Chimanimani

Ray Bande in CHIMANIMANI SCHOOLS opened normally for the second term yesterday in Ngangu Primary and Chimanimani Secondary schools with more than 80 percent of pupils attending classes while teachers reported for duty.After Cyclone Idai hit the eastern parts of...

SHUN DISCRIMINATION: FIRST LADY

Shalom Manguni Government will continue to ensure that persons with disabilities are protected from all forms of discrimination and  harm. They must also be enjoying unlimited access to all facilities in society and not be deprived of equal opportunities to...

Security guard jailed for genital mutilation

Sukoluhle Ndlovu A 26-year-old woman from Zvishavane who made headlines after using a peg to pull pupils’ genitals has been slapped with a 12 months imprisonment term. Choice Muzeti who was employed as a security guard at Gresham Primary School pleaded guilty to...

Maid steals infant

Luthando Mapepa and Liberty Dube Post Correspondents A CHIPINGE family was left traumatised after their maid did the unthinkable and stole their infant, while a 19-year-old woman from Chigodora has been hauled before a regional court in Mutare on allegations of...

Govt to pay fees for Idai orphans

Ray Bande Senior Reporter GOVERNMENT will pay school fees for all children who lost parents and guardians during the recent Cyclone Idai as well as provide books to learners in all areas affected by the devastating tropical storm, a Cabinet Minister has said. More...

Post Cabinet Briefing

According to the post cabinet briefing of 10/05/19, The following passage will summarize some of the granted laws and are to be exercised. The minister of legal and Parliamentary affairs, hourable Ziyambi Ziyambi mentioned that guardianship of minors will be awarded...