School head baulks at litigation,  releases exam results

School head baulks at litigation, releases exam results

BULAWAYO-A school headmaster who was illegally holding on to the academic results of former pupils over their parents’ failure to pay fees has relented after Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) intervened.On 26 January 2017, the Cowdray Park Secondary pupils to collect their results.

Worry as mothers  dodge PMTCT

Worry as mothers dodge PMTCT

HARARE-From giving false addresses and telephone numbers to bunking hospital sessions, some mothers are taking extreme measures to avoid a programme that protects newly born babies from HIV infection.Thanks to advances in medicine, pregnant women living with HIV can now take steps to ensure their children are not infected at birth through the prevention-of-mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) service offered at health centres Over 93 percent of pregnant women can now have access to PMTCT services, according to the 2014 Global Aids Response Country Progress Report compiled by the National Aids Council and the Ministry of Health and Child Care with assistance of development partners.

Bitter scourge of sugar daddies

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Partying amid poverty

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MOLA, KARIBA-Underfed and walking barefoot, children here trudge through bushes risking wild animals just to get to “school”.Despite their palpable poverty, they are still pursuing education with vigour.But, arriving at Kauzhumba Primary School, one is left with a feeling that the government is doing little, if anything at all, to match these children’s determination.A dilapidated shed of asbestos sheets under wooden poles makes for a classroom.

ZLHR rescues Bulawayo students

ZLHR rescues Bulawayo students

BULAWAYO-Several Bulawayo Polytechnic College students whose future had been shattered by the overzealous implementation of a new Mathematics policy are breathing a sigh of relief following the intervention of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR).Six students had been barred from registering for the national not possess an Ordinary Level Mathematics pass.

School head baulks at litigation, releases exam results

BULAWAYO-A school headmaster who was illegally holding on to the academic results of former pupils over their parents’ failure to pay fees has relented after Zimbabwe...

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