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Govt fees policy chokes schools

NewsDay has established that schools had instituted various other unorthodox measures to force parents to pay fees which, however, violated children’s rights.
By Miriam Mangwaya Jan. 12, 2024

Toxic masculinity, the ideation of suicide

Increasing suicidal rates in Zimbabwe are most caused by psychosocial and cultural factors.
By Lovemore Nyawo Jun. 23, 2023

75% of Zim teachers experiencing mental health challenges: Survey

PTUZ president Takavafira Zhou said the survey was conducted on a national level through zonal, district and provincial discussions with several school representatives.
By Lorraine Muromo Feb. 23, 2023

‘Govt holding back salary talks’

THE Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has accused government of making false promises to avoid finalising salary talks with civil servants.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Feb. 2, 2023

Govt’s free education in false start

Speaking to NewsDay, union leaders called on government to come clean on the free education policy.
By Vanessa Gonye Jan. 17, 2023

Schools opening shrouded in uncertainty

There are calls for a delay in the opening of schools in flood hotspots as a precaution following torrential rains in most parts of the country over the past few days.
By Kenneth Nyangani and Varaidzo Mudewairi Jan. 8, 2023

Teachers demand urgent salary indaba

The educators have since last year engaged in recurrent strikes demanding United States dollar salaries and improved working conditions.
By Miriam Mangwaya and Vanessa Gonye Jan. 3, 2023

Civil servants reject perfomance bonus

The Zimbabwe Confederation of Public Sector Trade Unions (ZCPSTU) blasted government for changing previously agreed positions without consulting workers.
By Taurai Mangudhla and Emma Nhancumba Oct. 20, 2022

Furore over ‘exorbitant’ Cala charges

The charges are crippling an already financially incapacitated populace struggling to make a living.
By Tendai Makaripe Sep. 30, 2022