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THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has set 8 May as the deadline for registration for the June 2015 O-level and A-level examinations, ending months of speculation on the fate of th...Read more

Zimsec set 8 May as deadline for June exam registration

19 April 2015 | 1627 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has set 8 May as the deadline for registration for the June 2015 O-level and A-level examinations, ending months of speculation on the fate of th...

by Staff Reporter

School heads ban June exams

19 April 2015 | 2897 Views
SOME school heads have banned pupils from writing the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (Zimsec) June O-level examinations while A-level candidates are being given stringent conditions to sit for th...

by Lungile Tshuma

A-level scholarship program - Zimbabwe Power Company

16 April 2015 | 4763 Views
'A' LEVEL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 2015 INTAKEZimbabwe Power Company is the leading generator of electrical energy in Zimbabwe and supplies the bulk of the...

by Staff reporter

Teachers declare war on Mugabe

15 April 2015 | 4533 Views
A leading teachers' union says President Robert Mugabe's government's decision to suspend the payment of annual bonuses to civil servants is a "declaration of war".Teachers make up nearly half...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe's education fails Zimbabwe's economy

14 April 2015 | 1811 Views
President Robert Mugabe has this year been regarded as the most educated leader but commentators say his education does not tally with his governance of the country as the economy has continued to cru...

by Stephen Jakes

Mugabe's presidential scholarship scheme slashed

12 April 2015 | 3289 Views
In the face of Zimbabwe's new economic crisis, the Treasury has resolved to slash the number of student beneficiaries of Robert Mugabe's controversial presidential scholarship programme.The co...

by Kudzai Mashininga

Government introduces Grade 7 exam fees

03 April 2015 | 6007 Views
IN a shocking development, Government has introduced  examination fees for Grade 7 and increased Ordinary Level examination fees.The grade seven examination fees have not been set but how...

by Thobekile Zhou

O level exam fee up

02 April 2015 | 8075 Views
The government has announced an increase in Ordinary Level examination fees and an introduction of examination fees for Grade 7.The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Doko...

by Staff reporter

Mkoba Teachers' College operating without clinic for 39 yrs

01 April 2015 | 1958 Views
Mkoba Teachers' College in Gweru has been operating without a clinic since its establishment in 1976 forcing students to seek medical services from outside the institution.In a notice last Fri...

by Thobekile Zhou

Hot seating for Grade zero

01 April 2015 | 3102 Views
THE government is seriously considering introducing hot seating for early childhood development education (ECD) in former group A schools in Bulawayo due to the high demand for places as some classes...

by Staff Reporter

University bars pregnant student from campus

29 March 2015 | 3398 Views
GREAT Zimbabwe University allegedly barred a pregnant student from their Mucheke campus accommodation, telling her "we do not accept people of your condition" to stay on campus. The aggrieved ...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Exam scripts stolen

28 March 2015 | 4512 Views
Higher Education Examinations Council scripts for three colleges were stolen at Harare Polytechnic in what is suspected to be an inside job. The scripts were stolen last week, raising concerns...

by Abigail Mawonde

Japan award Bulawayo academics scholarships

26 March 2015 | 2963 Views
THREE Bulawayo academics have been selected for three of Japanese Government Scholarship for 2015 to undergo studies in various programmes.The three are Simon Mduduzi Juba a former A-Level Stu...

by Thobekile Zhou

Zimbabwe to recruit maths, science teachers

26 March 2015 | 2543 Views
Government is set to recruit hundreds of science and mathematics teachers who were failing to secure jobs despite a serious shortage of qualified staff due to massive brain drain. While severa...

by Staff reporter

Ministry of Education public advisory - Mathematics and Sciences teachers

23 March 2015 | 6907 Views
THE MINISTRY OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION : PUBLIC ADVISORYIt has come to the Ministry's attention that some holders of the following teaching qu...

by Ministry of Education

NUST student 'dethrones' Shakespeare

23 March 2015 | 3561 Views
Zimbabwe's youngest mainstream columnist Stanely Mushava has published a sizzling poetry collection entitled "In Memory of the Future."  Mushava, a final year Journalism and Media stu...

by Musavengana Hove

Diarrhoea outbreak at Peterhouse Boys

19 March 2015 | 4854 Views
A total of 200 students at Peterhouse Boys School in Marondera have contracted collective diarrhoea, authorities confirmed on Tuesday.The transmission mode has remained largely unknown so ...

by Staff reporter

Confusion as UZ students fail to return to campus

19 March 2015 | 1712 Views
CONFUSION reigned yesterday at the University of Zimbabwe as students failed to return to campus following a directive by Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development ...

by Staff reporter

Students' lives at stake

18 March 2015 | 3318 Views
A DECORATED University of Zimbabwe lecturer and social commentator says authorities at the higher learning institution have only this RECESS period to address their challenges.The university...

by Staff reporter

ZINASU engages NUST officials over strike

17 March 2015 | 1460 Views
ZINASU has dispatched a team of representatives to NUST in Bulawayo this afternoon to engage the Dean of Students on the ongoing lectures strike.The students body said they will demand a clea...

by Thobekile Zhou

UZ shut down as staff and students run amok

17 March 2015 | 5551 Views
The University of Zimbabwe shuts down as staff and students run amok. Hundreds of frustrated UZ students had embarked on peaceful demonstrations demanding the kitchen staff to end their stri...

by Staff Reporter

State universities allocated $904 900 in 2014 - Minister

17 March 2015 | 4003 Views
Government last year allocated a mere $904 900 to all state universities to fund students under the controversial cadetship programme, a cabinet minister has said.The Deputy Minister of Higher...

by Thobekile Zhou

'Don't rush to South Africa, there's death there,' Mphoko tells pupils

14 March 2015 | 5632 Views
VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko has urged pupils at Majiji High School in Bubi District to focus on their studies and shun the habit of boarder jumping to neighbouring South Africa because "there is...

by Staff Reporter

NUST students petition Dean

12 March 2015 | 3024 Views
Students at NUST have petitioned the dean of students over allegations that Students Representative Council (SRC) Leader, Shadowlit Sidija Ndou, abused funds meant to cater for the students who at...

by Tariro Moyo and Musavengana Hove

Prof Jonathan Moyo calls for education overhaul

12 March 2015 | 2754 Views
PROFESSOR Jonathan Moyo, Zanu-PF's secretary for Science and Technology, says Zimbabwe's science education in tertiary institutions is not fit for purpose and has demanded an overhaul.Zimbabwe...

by Oswell Moyo

Pregnant teen 'bashed to death' by own father and brother

08 March 2015 | 3682 Views
MBERENGWA - A pregnant teenage girl was bashed to death by her 41-year-old father and 19-year-old brother after they caught her in an uncompromising position with her boyfriend.On Tuesday last...

by Lungile Tshuma

Govt forcing Cyrene High School to close down

08 March 2015 | 6815 Views
THE Anglican Church will close Cyrene High School and Clinic if Government does not reverse the takeover of the church's farm, a senior church official told The Sunday News. The takeover of th...

by Lungile Tshuma

Education Ministry explains Schools Performance Rankings

05 March 2015 | 2019 Views
THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (PROF PUAL MAVIMA):I would like to say the quality of number of subject per centre is the criteri...

by Staff Reporter

Not obtaining 5 O-Levels does not mean failure, Minister says

05 March 2015 | 3432 Views
PRIMARY and Secondary Education deputy minister Professor Paul Mavima has said the country should move away for labelling O-Level students who fail to obtain five subjects or more as having failed stu...

by Thobekile Zhou

Japan to fund construction of classroom blocks, teachers' houses at Malanda Secondary School in Tsholotsho

05 March 2015 | 2054 Views
The Embassy of Japan has decided today to extend a grant up to one hundred and ninety-nine thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars (USD199,762) to Plan International Zimbabwe for the implementat...

by Staff Reporter

High School teachers teachers fleece pupils

01 March 2015 | 2551 Views
MPOPOMA High School teachers have opened an "annex school" at a nearby rented church building where pupils are being forced to pay for extra lessons, as the teachers are no longer conducting norma...

by Lungile Tshuma and Thulani Ndlovu

Government fails to put together lecturers' 2014 bonus

28 February 2015 | 3161 Views
Lecturers from Zimbabwe's state universities look set to resume the industrial action they called off last week after it emerged that workers' representatives were 'reliably' made clear beyond any mea...

by Ndou Paul

Dokora criticised for advancing retrogressive policies

24 February 2015 | 2504 Views
Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena has criticised Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora for advancing retrogressive policies.The sharp rebuke which was ma...

by Staff reporter

New SDA school in Gwanda

23 February 2015 | 1820 Views
The construction of the Gwanda Adventist primary school has been hailed as a positive development that will improve the quality of education in the town by easing the teacher-pupil ratio at the ot...

by Staff reporter

Lupane State University to relocate from temporary Byo base

17 February 2015 | 3913 Views
LUPANE State University will relocate from its temporary base in Bulawayo by June, barring any financial constraints that have delayed moving the institution to Matabeleland North.Funding chal...

by Staff Reporter

Boy scoops 14 straight As at O-Level

15 February 2015 | 9023 Views
RUSUNUNGUKO High School's 16-year- old student, TAKUDZWA MUDZIMIREMA, scooped 14 straight As at 0-Level. The Sunday Mail's ABIGAIL MHONDORO got in touch with him to find out what makes him tick. Read ...

by Abigal Mhondoro

UK based radio station donates to Thekwane High

13 February 2015 | 3228 Views
UNITED Kingdom based radio station, Visions FM Radio Limited (VFM), donated sporting equipment, medals and a cup to Thekwane High School in Bulilima District at the school's inter-house competition...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

St Columba girl stuns with O-Level dististions

13 February 2015 | 8757 Views
A 16-YEAR-OLD wunderkind from St Columba's High School in Bulawayo attained 12 distinctions in the recently released Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) November 2014 O-Level examinations, ...

by Auxilia Katongamara

Lecturers continue strike after getting salaries

11 February 2015 | 5002 Views
Lecturers at the country's state universities have vowed to continue with strike action, even after government paid them their salaries for January today. The lecturers and non teaching staff ...

by Mafu Sithabile

Lecturers strike, demand meeting with Mugabe

10 February 2015 | 5752 Views
Lecturers at all the country's state universities have with immediate effect gone on strike over unpaid bonuses and January salaries.They demanded to meet President Mugabe over their plight, ...

by Staff Reporter

Salary strike rocks state universities

10 February 2015 | 4197 Views
Workers at the countries state universities say their downing tools with immediate effect, citing non-payment of the 2014 bonuses and the delay in paying their January salaries.The nationa...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe top 100 O-level schools - 2015 list

10 February 2015 | 15255 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Top 100 O-Level schools

10 February 2015 | 6133 Views
JOHN Tallach, St Columba's, Maranatha High School, Usher, Minda, Mtshabezi, David Livingstone and Manama are the best O' Level schools in Matabeleland after recording high pass rates and being in the ...

by Pamela Shumba

Midlands State University 2015 Admission List

08 February 2015 | 9349 Views
Full List FACULTY OF COMMERCE Chikwira Maxwell T Mapu...

by Staff Reporter

Lecturers to strike over bonuses and January salaries

08 February 2015 | 2429 Views
STATE university lecturers are reportedly planning a countrywide job action that will see them not attending lectures until Government comes up with a position regarding their bonuses and January sala...

by Staff reporter

2014 Zimsec O-Level results out

07 February 2015 | 6230 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) November 2014 Ordinary Level results are out, with the pass rate rising by more than 10 percent to 30,85 percent as compared to the previous year....

by Staff reporter

'Nothing wrong with schoolchildren using mobile phones in school,' says Dokora

07 February 2015 | 1970 Views
Schools should permit pupils to bring cellphones and other mobile devices to class to help acquaint them with mobile technologies, a Cabinet Minister has said.Primary and Secondary Education M...

by Tafadzwa Ndlovu

BUSE student becomes ZICOSU president

06 February 2015 | 1606 Views
Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) student, Tonderai Chidawa is now the president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Students Unions (ZICOSU) after winning yesterday's elections in Harare....

by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland South 2014 Grade 7 Schools ranking - list

02 February 2015 | 5574 Views
FIFTEEN primary schools in Matabeleland South province recorded zero percent pass rate in the 2014 Grade Seven public examinations up from 13 the previous year.According to a Zimbabwe Schools ...

by Thandeka Moyo

A-level pupil goes berserk after failing to score 25 points

01 February 2015 | 5340 Views
A 21-YEAR-OLD former Victoria High School A-level pupil in Masvingo allegedly went berserk and turned violent after failing to score 25 points in the 2014 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council examinat...

by Walter Mswazie
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