Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bulawayo water activist Arnold Payne dies By Ndou Paul 26th August 2014 Bulawayo water activist Arnold Payne has died. He was 75. Born in Mtshabezi area in Gwanda district in 1938, Payne had been involved in water activism all his life. Payne, an enduring thorn on the side of government, the local authority and all those that he viewed as […]

Zimbabwe vs. Australia ODI – Preview

Bleacher Report By Antoinette Muller , Featured Columnist 24th August 2014 Zimbabwe, Australia and South Africa begin a brisk one-day tri-series as all three teams hit the high gear for World Cup preparations. Venue: Harare Sports Club Dates: Monday, 25 August Start time: 8:30 a.m. BST (9:30 a.m. local time) TV and live stream: SuperSport […]

“Dokora fuels education sector rot” – Independent

Zimbabwe Independent 22nd August 2014 By Herbert Moyo THE drastic 13,23% drop in the June Ordinary ‘O’ Level school examinations pass rate, though tragic, is not surprising to many Zimbabweans as it is a direct result of the hare-brained and destructive cocktail of policies introduced by Education minister Lazarus Dokora since his appointment in September […]

Extra lessons saga: School support staff pocket more than teachers

Newsday By Phillip Chidavaenzi 5th August 2014 PRIMARY and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora’s crusade to scrap off teacher incentives earned through extra lessons has torched the professionals’ anger as they are now taking home much less than support staff that include school drivers, groundspeople and laboratory assistants. This comes in the wake of indications […]

New SRC board soon

The Herald Bulawayo Bureau 5th August 2014 SPORT, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa will soon announce a new Sport and Recreation Committee board that will take over from the one led by Joseph James. Langa said they will be unveiling a board as early as this week. The present SRC board was appointed in […]