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Welcome to 2018

Today most schools are going to open and if you are one of the many hundreds of thousands of students, teachers and parents that are affected we welcome you back to school. So 2017 was a both a blast and a pain for us but that is in the past. We have many hopes for 2018 and we have a [...]

By |2018-01-09T07:16:08+00:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Welcome to 2018

2017: Have a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

2017 was a roller coaster and here at Success Africa we are taking an early break from it all to enjoy the last remaining days with our family. You may have seen a drop in the number of new posts in the from mid November onwards, it doesn't mean we have given up it's just that we prefer to observe [...]

By |2017-12-19T07:18:46+00:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: |Comments Off on 2017: Have a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Google trains over a million Africans for free

Once when I was a toddler computers were a cool thing. Occasionally they would feature in the movies. Strangely dressed kids with purple here banging away at keyboards and doing wondrous things. Now I am all grown up. Computers are no longer a cool thing, they have become our way of life. A lot of studies have shown how a [...]

By |2017-06-08T08:12:44+00:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Google trains over a million Africans for free

Local Private School Introduces Sign Language as part of School Curriculum

Ambassador Advent Academy has taken the initiative to popularize sign language among its students. The move will eradicate discrimination against those with hearing and speech impairments. The board chairman Mr. Zembe further revealed that they had introduced sign language at O’ up to A’ level. It has been noted that deaf culture is often misunderstood as well as  looked down [...]

By |2017-03-30T05:42:51+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Child President against Gender Based Violence

According to Child President Tinaye Mbavari, gender based violence is a problem affecting both girls and boys in our schools. She said that it is responsible for hindering students from realizing their full academic potential. Speaking at a UNESCO event, she noted that social norms, gender stereotypes as well as unequal power dynamics fueled school related gender based violence (SRGBV). [...]

By |2017-03-24T07:05:37+00:00March 24th, 2017|Categories: General|Comments Off on Child President against Gender Based Violence

ZIPESTA: A Move to Boost the New Curriculum

Teachers have formed the Zimbabwe Physical Education and Sports Teachers Association (ZIPESTA) to help move the new curriculum forward. They expect to do this by using research to draft problems in the curriculum and come up with solutions. The members were equipped with the basic skill to do research at a recently held workshop. The body aims to help the [...]

By |2017-03-21T12:57:33+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on ZIPESTA: A Move to Boost the New Curriculum

The Junior Council explained

Hello guys. Some of us may have heard the term Junior Council being mentioned at school but don’t really know what it is. Well, you should because the council was meant for you. Today I’m going to briefly tell a bit on the Junior Council. What is it? The Junior Council is a non-political organization made up of A’ level [...]

By |2017-03-21T12:45:16+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Junior Council explained

Who should pay exam fees for STEM students Zimdef or the Parents?

The extended deadline for ZIMSEC exam registration fees has bought temporary relief for students and parents who can now get back to running around looking for funds to meet the deadline. The hustle has however brought to light that at least 5 000 STEM students are yet to have their exam fees paid. To make matters worse it’s not really [...]

By |2017-03-21T12:36:57+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Who should pay exam fees for STEM students Zimdef or the Parents?

Constitutional Court: Child Marriage is illegal

Child marriage which mostly affects girls is common in developing world. While it has been tolerated in the past, the practice limits the opportunities for the girl child. However, tables are turning as the government is stepping up efforts to fight this malpractice. Poverty, religion and harmful cultural practices such as “kumutsa mapfihwa” are the usual causes of child marriage. [...]

By |2017-03-17T17:35:55+00:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Constitutional Court: Child Marriage is illegal

Chinhoyi University of Technology 2nd Annual Fundraising Dinner

The Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) will be hosting its 2nd annual fundraising dinner which is to be held on the 7th of April 2017 starting 1830hrs. The event will be held at posh Rainbow Towers in Harare. Being a STEM center, CUT aims to raise money for an electronics engineering laboratory. It also aims to communicate the institution’s development [...]

By |2017-03-16T13:06:20+00:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Chinhoyi University of Technology 2nd Annual Fundraising Dinner