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7 hours ago | December 15, 2019

Shocking discrepancies between rural, urban schools

A DISPROPORTIONATELY high number of schools — 87 — especially in rural areas, recorded zero percent pass rates in the ...

Junior doctors form new representative body

Junior doctors yesterday formed a new representative body under the banner of the Progressive Doctors’ Association of ...

High costs keep patients away from private hospitals

For the past 103 days — ever since junior doctors decided not to report for work citing incapacitation — patients have ...

Court tells irritant neighbour to zip it

A folu-mouthed neighbour, who is given to  hurling expletive-laden insults at her neighbour, has been ordered by a ...

More than 30m trees to be planted

Government plans to plant 30 million trees next year to combat rapid deforestation plaguing the country, Environment, ...

MP nabbed for errant driving

Warren Park Member of Parliament (MP) Shakespear Hamauswa (MDC-A) has been arrested for allegedly driving against the ...

Sparks fly over fees hikes

Corruption-fighting agencies are looking into recent complaints lodged by parents over arbitrary school fees hikes with ...

1 week ago | December 8, 2019

Wife-beating sometimes justified: Study

About one in four African women — and even more African men — say wife-beating is at least sometimes justified, ...

Govt mulls reviewing fuel pricing formula

Lincoln Towindo Senior Reporter Government is considering shifting from weekly fuel price reviews to monthly adjustments ...

When society conspires to breed monsters

AS Sekai Munaku (not her real name) is a prisoner of unenviable circumstances. She is also scarred both physically ...

Methodist clergyman, wife buried

THE deputy administrative assistant to the Bishop of the United Methodist Church, Reverend Duncan Charwadza and his wife ...

Red flag over ‘commercial’ adoptions

The Department of Social Welfare, which falls under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, has raised the red flag ...

Civil service academy takes shape

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is finalising administrative work on integrating all Government employee training ...

1 week ago | December 6, 2019

ED commissions US$20m Pepsi plant

Norman Muchemwa President Emmerson Mnangagwa Friday commissioned a US$20 million Varun Beverages additional plant with ...