Moffat Mungazi With Zimbabwe turning 42 on April 18, it is prudent to celebrate the major milestones the country has scored to date and this year’s theme for the Uhuru Day commemorations — “Leaving no one and no place behind” — resonates well with the direction our education sector continues to take. It is therefore …

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12 April 2022 SYDNEY NCUBE ZVISHAVANE – The rate of school pregnancies during the just ended Covid 19 lockdown period is shocking with at least five schools getting an average of 20 pregnant girls each. The report is for 2021 and 2022 lockdown periods. Zvishavane District AIDS Coordinator, Dennis Jaravani told a stakeholders meeting held …

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11 April 2022 ELIA NTALI The Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) is set to conduct a multi-sectoral stakeholders’ inquiry on sexual exploitation and abuse of young girls including those in marriages. Speaking during a press briefing in Harare, Friday morning, ZGC chairperson Commissioner Margaret Mukahanana-Sangarwe said the inquiry was informed by the death of 15-year-old Anna …

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07 April 2022 Zvikomborero Parafini A MUFAKOSE man has been slapped with a 12-year jail term after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting his neighbour’s four-year-old daughter. Noah Tsomu (62), who initially pleaded not guilty, was convicted after a full trial. Harare regional magistrate, Gloria Takundwa, sentenced him to 16 years, four of which …

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01 APR, 2022 Tendai Gukutikwa Post Correspondent Violet Chipupuro (not real name) a 14 years girl, because of circumstances she had pushed to child labour. After her mother died and his father marries another wife, she left with no option that to look for job as maid to support her siblings and grandparents.  She is …

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04 April 2022 Zvikomborero Parafini A MBARE man allegedly raped his teenage niece at gunpoint and started living with her as his ‘wife,’ a Harare court heard over the weekend. Petros Kwaramba, 48, of Mbare National, was not asked to plead when he appeared before Harare magistrate, Yeukai Dzuda, who remanded him in custody. The …

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26 March 2022 Vincent Gono President Mnangagwa has assured the nation that his government will starting next year push for a phased approach to free education that will be wholly funded by the State, after noting a number of bottlenecks that were causing learners to drop out of school. The President assured that free education …

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29 March 2022 MOSES MADYIRA CHIKOMBA – Isaac Chamunorwa (15), a Form 1 pupil at Liebenberg High in Chivhu died at Chivhu General Hospital on Sunday morning allegedly after being clapped by his teacher during sports activities. Chikomba District Schools Inspector Emmannuel Kwenda said he had received a report from the school head, Tinashe Sangu …

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28 March 2022 Prisca Manyiwa-Masuku A KWEKWE man has been sued by his mother-in-law for allegedly abusing his pregnant teenage wife. Emmilia Mutambara dragged Edward Dube to the Kwekwe Civil Court for allegedly abusing her 16-year-old pregnant daughter. “I am making an application to seek the protection of the court against the respondent (Dube) who …

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