Monthly Archives: January 2014

Gwindi guilty: Zifa disciplinary committee

New Zimbabwe 28th January 2014 HARARE City football club chairman Leslie Gwindi has been found guilty on charges of bringing the game into disrepute by Zifa’s disciplinary committee. Gwindi appeared before the committee on 20 December last year over allegations he verbally attacked Zifa, the Premier Soccer League (PSL), Delta Beverages who sponsor the […]

‘Zimbabwe government must commit enough resources to education’

Newsday 28th January 2014 By Phillip Chidavaenzi Senior Features Reporter THE pricing out of school of almost a million pupils following international donors’ withdrawal of funding to the Basic Education Assistance Module (Beam) speaks eloquently to how the programme has played a key role in turning around the fortunes of children from poor backgrounds. The […]

ZANU PF begs Britain for school fees

SW Radio Africa 27 January 2014 By Nomalanga Moyo The ZANU PF government has asked Britain to pay school fees for one million poor children who are on social welfare, according to British newspaper The Telegraph. The request was submitted to Britain’s Department for International Development (DFID), on the same week that schools re-opened for the […]

Zimbabwe asks Britain for funds to educate a million children

The Telegraph 24th January 2014 By Peta Thornycroft, and Aislinn Laing in Johannesburg Britain is considering a request by Zimbabwe for funds to cover school fees for one million impoverished children – around a third of the country’s pupils. The request was made to the Department for International Development (DIFID) by the Zimbabwean government ten days ago, the same […]

Mounting sceptism over freeing of airwaves

The Zimbabwe Independent 24th January 2014 By Paidamoyo Muzulu Government will issue 25 radio licences in the next two months amid fears that only the applications of those affiliated to Zanu PF will be successful, further tightening the party’s stranglehold on the airwaves in the countdown to 2018 general elections. The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe […]

We Need To Move Zimbabwe Forward: Senator David Coltart’s interview on Sahara TV

Sahara TV 22nd January 2014 On the 22nd January 2014 Senator David Coltart was interviewed by US based television station on the curent situation in Zimbabwe. The following are the uTube link and the link to Sahara TV. uTube: Sahara TV:

Bryan Adams concert in Zimbabwe sparks criticism

The Globe and Mail 20th January 2014 By Geoffrey York It’s the biggest event to hit Zimbabwe in years. Within 10 hours of the announcement that Bryan Adams would be performing in Harare, every ticket was sold out – and at prices that most ordinary Zimbabweans could never afford. The concert on Friday by the […]

Parents reject ‘psychomotor’ Grade two examinations

The Standard 19th January 2014 By Phyllis Mbanje The screeening of Grade Two pupils will not improve the country’s education system, but would, instead create a bloated structure and add a financial burden in the form of examination fees, parents have said.Most parents rejected the idea saying it was an “unnecessary expense”. The parents’ comments […]

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Mugabe’s prolonged time off sparks talk of ill health

Business Day By Ray Ndlovu 16th January 2014 IN A move that is raising eyebrows in Zimbabwe, Vice-President Joice Mujuru, the frontrunner to succeed 89-year-old President Robert Mugabe, will continue her unusually long stint as acting head of state until the end of this month. This is understood to be the longest period that Ms […]