10-years in jail if you interfere with NPRC witnesses

By Takunda Mandura National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) has warned members of the public against interfering with its witnesses adding that if they are caught they risk facing a 10-year jail term. Most Zimbabweans are unwilling to testify or to be witnesses for injustices that happen in the country as they fear for their …

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Coalition against sanctions

The launch of the Coalition against sanctions has been launched in Harare today.This comes after a divided view between sanctions  ordinary citizens. ⚡️ “Coalition against sanction” #OpenParlyZWhttps://t.co/7aFrd6HvFV — Open Parly ZW (@OpenParlyZw) April 29, 2019

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Petition demands educational qualifications for MPs

By Daniel Chigundu Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Tsitsi Gezi says Parliament has received a petition calling for the enactment of minimum educational qualifications for the post of President as well as for legislators. Currently, there is no educational qualification needed for one to contest to be President or to be a legislator in …

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Can we still pay school fees using goats?

By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Joyce Makonya left the National Assembly in stitches when she asked Primary and Secondary Education Minister whether it was still feasible for poor parents to pay school fees using livestock. With most companies having closed shop in the country especially in the past decade most parents are struggling to …

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Can we still pay school fees using goats?

By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Joyce Makonya left the National Assembly in stitches when she asked Primary and Secondary Education Minister whether it was still feasible for poor parents to pay school fees using livestock. With most companies having closed shop in the country especially in the past decade most parents are struggling to …

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Introduce educational qualifications for MPs

By Wisdom Mumera Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called for the setting up of minimum educational qualification for prospective Members of Parliament, adding that the current Parliament is lacking in capacity because of unschooled legislators. According to Section 125(1)(a) and (b), a person is qualified for election as a Member of the National Assembly if he or she is a registered voter and is at least 21 …

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Nullified English exam: Majongwe plans demo against ZIMSEC

By Staff Reporter Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) Secretary General Raymond Majongwe says they are planning to demonstrate against the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC) over the continued leaking of exams that have resulted in the nullification of the November 2017 English paper 2. This is not the first time that exams have leaked in Zimbabwe since ZIMSEC took over the running of examination …

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Murwira under fire over Mathematics

By Wisdom Mumera Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Amon Murwira has come under fire over his intentions to scrap mathematics as one of the entry requirements for tertiary education program not related to the subject. Most tertiary education institutions in the country have mathematics as part of their entry requirements even for programs that does not have calculations or numbers. …

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