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NGO engages traditional leaders on child marriages

Susan Nyamangodo Post Correspondent Simukai Child Protection Programme has roped in traditional leaders in a strategic move to eradicate child marriages and advance children’s rights in Mutasa district.The project coordinator, Ms Bridget Zhou, said they were...

Feeding scheme extends to secondary schools

Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter GOVERNMENT is set to extend the schools feeding scheme to secondary schools in line with the country’s education policy to improve school attendance and completion rates.The feeding scheme is meant to keep learners in class while...

Policies mitigate catastrophe of school dropouts

Phillipa Mukome Chinhoi CorrespondentEarly pregnancies and living school at an early stage are worrisome issues countrywide because they destroy the future of both the girl and the boy child.The effects are negative, hence, there is need to educate and introduce...

Musician fights child marriages

Kundai Marunya Arts CorrespondentSUNGURA musician Aleck Musuki has urged lawmakers, community leaders and other influential people around the country to join hands in fighting child marriages.The Chazunguza Band leader has since committed his time to engaging...

Empower schoolchildren to improve nutrition

Beaven Dhliwayo Features WriterIn the recent past, the health and nutrition of adolescents are becoming global priorities. There are over 1,2 billion adolescents aged 10 to 19 in the world and nearly a quarter of the people in Sub-Saharan Africa are within that age...

Special school appeals for maize-meal

Talent Chimutambgi  and Fadziso Mundawarara Ruvimbo Special School in Southerton, Harare, is appealing to the Government and well-wishers to assist it in sourcing maize-meal.The school, which caters for children aged six to 20 with autism, down syndrome,...

Schools defy Government exam fees directive

Michell Zvanyanya, Chronicle Reporter SOME schools have defied the Government’s directive to revert to the 2015 Zimbabwe School Examination Council (Zimsec) Ordinary Level fees pegged at $15 per subject insisting that parents should pay $190 per subject.The Government...