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January 22, 2024

Samuel Honde Driver Wekombi Weku Kidnaper Vana 25 Veku Davido Livingstone Primary School Asungwa Yaa Zvakaoma

Man in court for ‘kidnapping’ 25 pupils Samuel Honde who allegedly kidnapped 23 students from David Livingstone Primary School and went as far as Macheke, arrives at the Harare Magistrates Courts on Saturday driver who allegedly kidnapped 25 pupils from David Livingstone Primary School in Harare and took them to Macheke instead of Kuwadzana appeared in court over the weekend.           Samuel Honde (60) appeared before Harare magistrate Mrs Letwin Rwodzi charged with kidnapping. He was remanded in custody to February 2 and State was ordered to have Honde mentally alleged that Honde was contracted by parents of the kidnapped children to ferry them from their respective homes in Greater Harare to David Livingstone

January 19, 2024

COS Application Process: A Guide from Zimbabwe to the UK

COS Application Process: A Guide from Zimbabwe to the UK Introduction: For individuals in Zimbabwe seeking employment opportunities in the United Kingdom, understanding the Certificate of Sponsorship (COS) application process is crucial. The COS is a key document required for obtaining a work visa in the UK. In this article, we'll provide a concise guide on how to secure a COS from Zimbabwe to the UK.         Secure a Job Offer: Before applying for a COS, individuals must secure a job offer from a UK-based employer. The employer must be registered as a licensed sponsor with the UK Home Office. Ensure that the job offer is in line with your skills and qualifications. Check Eligibility: Verify that you meet the eligibility criteria for the spec

December 17, 2023

Chenai Togara Akauraya Murume Wake Nedemo Otongerwa Makore Akawanda Zvinorwadza Nekuti Yaive Self Defense

BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE HIGH Court judge Justice Lucy Mungwari has sentenced a Chivhu woman to 14 years in jail for fatally axing her husband in the presence of their daughter, accusing him of infidelity.But Mungwari ruled that Togara intentionally murdered her husband.         “The only logical conclusion is that she failed to explain her version of events because she struck the deceased while he had his back to her,” Mungwari said.             “The court concluded that the injury noted on the back part of the deceased’s thigh could only have been inflicted because the deceased had relented in attacking the accused and was either fleeing or walking away with his back to the ac

March 11, 2022

Grace Mugabe Gets Lucrative Zimsec Deal

Grace Mugabe Gets Lucrative Zimsec Deal   THE Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) is hiring former First Lady Grace Mugabe’s elite private school to accommodate examiners marking Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations in a deal sources say is worth a fortune. Traditionally, the examinations board makes use of publicly funded educational institutions. Sources told Zimbolivenews  that examiners are housed at the controversially established Amai Grace Mugabe School in Mazowe for more than a month. It also emerged that Zimsec has another deal with the Zaoga owned, Ezekiel Guti University (Zegu) in Bindura, having shunned the Bindura University of Science Education (Buse). Zimsec Public relations manager, Nicky Dhlamini Moyo confirmed the

October 27, 2020

Huge Trouble Awaits Schools As They Reopen From Covid-19

THE second phase of schools reopening today is set to increase the chaos in schools with teachers escalating their labour dispute with government over poor remuneration. Zimbabwe’s school calendar has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic which forced government to close all centres of learning since March. However, a phased reopening has been upended by the dispute between government and teachers over salaries. Teachers are demanding that their salaries be pegged at US$520 per month. This was their salary before the reintroduction of the local currency. They have also pushed to be paid its equivalent at the official exchange rate, which works out to $42 000 from the $11 000 they are currently earning, including the US$75 monthly COVID-19 allowance. Today, classes are se

January 10, 2020

Government Tanzwa Zvichemo Zvenyu Hatichakwidza School Fees

GOVERNMENT has announced that there will be no tuition fee increases in public schools for the first term of 2020 which opens next week.  The announcement comes amid reports that some schools countrywide had unilaterally hiked fees. Speaking at a press conference this Wednesday in Harare, Acting Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Professor Amon Murwira said tuition fees for public schools remain unchanged. “The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education would like to confirm that there will be no tuition fee increase in public schools.  “Provincial Education Directors, District Schools Inspectors, and Heads of public schools should stand guided by the circular to the same effect which has been dispatched,” he said. The Acting

December 10, 2019

13 receive full scholarships to UCT

13 receive full scholarships to UCT… What started as a casual initiative to reach out to the rural and underprivileged community has turned out to be a life changing opportunity for at least 13 Zimbabwean students who have been awarded full scholarships on the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. The elated students who spoke to this publication have been receiving mentorship under the Young Graduates Republic program, a community outreach program run by prominent lawyer and socioprenuer Mr Lenon Rwizi. They will be starting their Master’s degrees at the prestigious University of Cape Town in 2020. Under the program, the applicants have been receiving mentorship resources ranging from statement of purpose instructions, motivational letters and editorial assistant