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Parents urged to pay school fees

The Primary and secondary education ministry has expressed concern over the ever-declining rate of fees payment in schools in and around Bulawayo with government officials jegging parents to come in handy in the provision of quality education. Edgar Moyo said parents...

Parents urged to pay school fees

The Primary and Secondary Education ministry has expressed concern over the ever-reclining rate of fees payment in schools in and around Bulawayo with government officials urging parents to come in handy in the provision of quality education.Edgar Moyo said parents...

Con-Court strikes down corporal punishment.

by Tarisai Machakaire 04/04/19 The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) has struck down corporal punishment adding on that it violates juveniles’ rights to human dignity. Chief Justice Chidyausiku, handed down a ruling which declared corporal punishment against...

Man rapes mentally disturbed teen

Nizbert Moyo A Bulawayo man has been charged with rape after he allegedly abused a mentally disturbed girl from his neighborhood. Ebenezer Ndlovu (20) from Mabuthweni suburb in Bulawayo was remanded in custody to Tuesday by Western Common-age magistrate, Stephen...

Putting Children’s rights first

PLAN International joined hands in solidarity with the rest of Africa to celebrate the day of the African Child that the African Union (AU) describes as “an opportune moment to take stock of the progress made and outstanding challenges towards the full...

Homeless boys driven into gay sex trade.

by Thompson Reuters Foundation 09/06/19. On a sunny morning in Bulawayo, 14-year-old Tapiwa is basking in the sunlight on a busy pavement. After running away from his abusive stepmother last year, Tapiwa turned to sex work to earn a living on the streets. He is one of...

Street kids gang-rape boy.

by Nizbert Moyo 09/06/19. Seven boys living on Bulawayo’s streets and an adult allegedly drugged a juvenile before sodomising him. The seven, who are accused of sodomising a local school boy, are aged between 15 and 19 years. The other suspect is aged 22 and also...

Should pregnant girls stay in school?

by Blessing Mashaya 30/06/19 The Education Amendment bill proposes that young girls who fall pregnant while they are still in school can return to their studies after they have given birth. Section 68d of the Bill states that no pupil should be excluded from school...

Youths take up initiative to help street kids.

by Raymond Jaravaza 11/06/19 IT’S no secret that today’s youths are viewed as a generation preoccupied with partying, under-age drinking, drugs and premature sex among other social ills but one group is defying the odds, crafting themselves into a respectable and...