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Zimbabwe: Govt Warns Schools Over Exam Fees

Parents and guardians who are turned away by school authorities for not producing cash for examination fees payments, should report to Government for corrective action to be taken. This was said by the Secretary for Primary and Secondary Education Mrs Tumisang Thabela in an interview on Tuesday. The intervention comes …

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Zimbabwe: Coronavirus Unites ED, Chamisa

Old political foes President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa have finally found cause to unite and join hands in the fight against the ravaging coronavirus. In neighbouring South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) president Julius Malema have closed ranks as the pandemic wreaks …

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Zimbabwe: Teachers Hail Govt On Schools Closure

As schools close tomorrow, teacher unions have hailed the decision by President Mnangagwa to close schools and tertiary institutions early to control and prevent the spread of Covid-19. Last week, President Mnangagwa directed all schools and tertiary institutions to close tomorrow in view of the coronavirus outbreak, which has since …

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Zimbabwe: Food-Insecure Zim Turns to Belarus to Revive Agric Sector

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is planning to parcel out vast tracts of prime horticultural land to the Belarusian government in a deal that will see the eastern European nation farming and exporting produce globally while capacitating local farmers, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt. Deputy Agriculture minister Vangelis Haritatos confirmed the development …

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Zimbabwe: Govt Says ‘100 Percent’ Prepared For Coronavirus

As the coronavirus spreads globally, Zimbabwe says it is ready for the infection, despite a struggling health care sector and collapsing economy.Describing the coronavirus as a “catastrophe which waits us,” Zimbabwe’s Health Minister Obediah Moyo told journalists Monday that the country had learned from previous cholera epidemics and are prepared …

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Southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia Organisations Revisit Cyclone Idai

Seven civic organizations operating in Southern Africa have gathered Cyclone Idai survivors, community representatives, government and civil society organizations (CSOs) from Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia to discuss disaster preparedness in the context of climate change, climate resilience and climate vulnerability in Southern Africa. Southern Africa Trust, Centre of African Philanthropy …

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Zimbabwe: Correctional Queens in Positive Start

REIGNING champions Correctional Queens got the ball rolling on a positive note when they defeated Flow Angels 56-27 in their season-opener in the Rainbow Amateur Netball League that got underway last Friday. Correctional Queens started their campaign away from home, taking on Flow Angels at Glen View 1 Hall on …

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Zimbabwe: Machete Robbers Strike Again

Six machete-wielding robbers raided a homestead in the Emvalweni area in Mangwe District, Matabeleland South and badly stabbed two people before stealing various groceries from a tuckshop. The attack happened on Sunday night. Besides machetes, the six were also armed with a gun and knives. They disappeared into the night …

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