ZIMSEC should not be a profit making entity, says Misihairabwi-Mushonga

Proportional Representation legislator, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga says the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) should not be a profit-making entity adding that such an arrangement will result will in a lot of school dropouts dues to exorbitant examination fees. ZIMSEC had set high examination fees for Grade seven, Ordinary level and Advanced level pupils before the government …

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Stakeholders welcome move to allow pregnant girls back to schools

By Mark Matambirofa Various stakeholders have welcomed a move by the government to allow pregnant girls to continue with their school adding that the move will go a long way in uplifting the girl child. Girls who fell pregnant were barred from school on the basis that they might influence others to get pregnant. However, …

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Tsvangirai finally speaks in Parliament

Glenview South legislator Vincent Tsvangirai has finally broken his five-months silence in the National Assembly. VIDEO: FULL INTERVIEW WITH VINCENT TSVANGIRAI Tsvangirai who won the Glenview South seat through a by-election in September last year is one of the sons of the late MDC founding president Morgan Tsvangirai and is currently the youngest legislator in …

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We have nothing to celebrate on National Youth Day

By Nkanyiso Ncube Some youths are of the view that the National Youth Day holiday which is in its third edition is insignificant as there is nothing worth celebrating for youths in the country. According to the youths, the day is not relatable and they would be going about their businesses as usual since there …

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Lets not fool ourselves 14 year-olds are having sex, Parliament told

Proportional Representation legislator Ruth Labode has told Parliament that teenagers from 14 years are already having sex and the Marriages Bill should have a clause that will allow them to access family planning products. Currently, teenagers require consent from guardians and parents for them to buy or access family planning products and services. This requirement …

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Marriages Bill: Child brides to share property with perpetrators

The government says the Marriages Bill which is currently before Parliament will see victims of child marriages having the same rights to division of property at annulment. Download | Draft Marriages Bill [Replaces Marriages Act] The Bill, which is seeking to consolidate all marriages in Zimbabwe is also seeking to effect a ban on child …

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Msarara threatens to sue Tsenengamu, Matutu

By Staff Reporter Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe chairman Tafadzwa Msarara says he has instructed his lawyers to institute legal proceeding against Zanu PF Youth League members Lewis Matutu and Godfrey Tsenengamu for peddling falsehoods about him to the media. Tsenengamu and Matutu told the media at a press conference that they have evidence that …

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