Category: Local News

4 perish in road accident

minibus-accident1.jpg4 students from the Midlands Christian College died in a road accident along the Gweru-Mvuma road, while 13 others including their teacher were seriously injured when the school bus they were traveling in rammed into a tipper truck yesterday.

 

Two of the injured were transferred to a private hospital in Harare.

 

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Council salaries need review: Deputy Mayor

chitwn.jpgThe Deputy Mayor of the City of Harare has admitted that the salaries of the town clerks and directors are indeed high and should be reviewed to reflect the state of the country’s economy.

 

As government steps ups efforts ensure that the salaries and allowances of senior council officials are rationalised as they gobble over 70% of the revenue collected by local authorities, City of Harare Deputy Mayor, Emmanuel Chiroto who is also part of the committee instituting the investigations said the allowances are too exorbitant and should be reviewed accordingly.

 

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Sanctions derail demining exercise

landmines.jpgThousands of villagers in the south eastern parts of the country are still at risk of being killed or maimed by landmines laid during the war of liberation, with the demining exercise having almost come to a standstill as the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the West and its allies have taken their toll.

 

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All to write exams: Zimsec

Government has resolved that all Ordinary and Advanced Level disadvantaged students who failed to register for the November 2010 ZMSEC Examinations will be  registered and sit for their examinations this year.   In a statement to Zbcnews, the Secretary in the ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, Doctor Stephen Mahere said arrangements are currently being made to ensure that all the disadvantaged candidates are registered in time for the examinations.   He said it is his ministry policy to ensure that all eligible but disadvantaged students write their ‘O’ and ‘A’-level examinations.   Doctor Mahere added that the...

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