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Research Body Warns Govt e-Learning Not Working

GOVERNMENT’s electronic learning facilities have been a challenge for learners without access to technology, with unstable home environments and those bearing the brunt of Zimbabwe’s economic woes, the Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) has said. In its policy brief on the Covid-19 impact on learning in the country, titled “Access …

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Police Bash, Injure Award Winning Poet for Violating Curfew

AWARD WINNING Victoria Falls based poet Obert Dube says he fractured an arm and thigh and was left coughing blood after being assaulted by five police officers who accused him of loitering in violation of a government curfew against the spread of Covid-19. Dube, who is reigning 2020 Pan African …

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Zimbabwe: Abductions, Torture, Arbitrary Arrests Continued in 2020

An excerpt on Zimbabwe from the annual Human Rights Watch publication, World Report 2021: Zimbabwe’s human rights situation continued to decline in 2020 under Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidency. Unidentified assailants, suspected to be state security agents, abducted and tortured more than 70 critics of the government during 2020. Security forces also continued to commit arbitrary arrests, violent assaults, abductions, …

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Zimbabwe: Former Zimbabwe Prisons Boss Paradzai Zimondi Dies From Covid-19

Former Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services Commissioner General Retired Major General Paradzai Zimondi has died from Covid-19. He was 73. Zimondi was among former President Robert Mugabe’s close allies and constituted a group of service chiefs credited for keeping the late leader’s rein from fierce challenge by the opposition, His …

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Civil Service Cuts Workforce

All ministries, Government departments and agencies — except for the Ministry of Health and Child Care — will be operating with 10 percent staff from today until February 3 to decongest work stations. This was announced yesterday by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Mr …

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Just in – Agribank Set to Become Land Bank

Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Minister Dr Anxious Masuka has advised farmers to have a good relationship with banks as Government’s plan to establish Agribank as a land bank is in order and will be complete in the next two months. Dr Masuka said Agribank will be responsible for …

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