Briefs: Minister flees baboons menace

Ndlovu said troops of baboons are giving residents of Gwanda sleepless nights as they  invade communities in search of food and water.
By Patricia Sibanda Feb. 18, 2024

Opposition MP demands answers on Teachers4ED

The Teachers for ED was given the nod by government to “roll out its economic development” programmes in all schools.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Apr. 5, 2023

‘Minister advised to stay off media’

Zimsec exam papers have leaked on several occasions in the past years and the examination body has been forced to organise rewrites on several occasions.
By Miriam Mangwaya Mar. 2, 2023

Govt to set up commission of inquiry on exam leaks

The country’s education sector has been affected by several problems including zero pass rates at some schools especially in rural Matabeleland.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Feb. 17, 2023

Govt makes U-turn on free education... cites financial squeeze

Primary and Secondary Education minister Evelyn Ndlovu admitted in Parliament yesterday that there was not enough money for the exercise.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Feb. 9, 2023

Parly summons Education minister over 2022 exam leaks

Legislators want her to take action on the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec).
By Harriet Chikandiwa and Kenneth Nyangani Feb. 9, 2023

Govt sends SOS on education

This was revealed in Harare yesterday by Primary and Secondary Education minister Evelyn Ndlovu and her secretary Tumisang Thabela as they appealed for financial assistance.
By Miriam Mangwaya Jan. 26, 2023

Pupils shelter in toilets when it rains...classroom construction started 18 years ago, but yet to be completed

The school reportedly has an enrolment of 450 pupils with eight teachers, and 12 classrooms. As a result, learners end up sheltering in toilets during bad weather.
By Silas Nkala Jan. 21, 2023

7 000 more teachers not enough: Unions

Obert Masaraure said: “Zimbabwe has a shortage of almost 90 000 teachers and more are leaving the profession because of underpayment.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Nov. 26, 2022