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November 2017 O Level results come out today

As expected November 2017 Ordinary Level results are coming out today. This was confirmed by Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) public relations officer Ms Nicky Dlamini who spoke to the Herald. Yes, the results will be released tomorrow (Friday). We will issue more information when they are released It seems the people at ZIMSEC have been working hard ever since their [...]

By |2018-02-23T06:20:21+02:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on November 2017 O Level results come out today

High Court stops ZIMSEC and Mavima to save the day

So in case you have somehow missed the news: The High Court has stopped the ZIMSEC madness. Last year candidates will no longer be required to rewrite the English Paper 2 exam which was scheduled for today. The story of a mad Examination board and an intransigent Minister Last year's candidates who wrote the English Exam no doubt had a [...]

By |2018-02-15T07:09:52+02:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on High Court stops ZIMSEC and Mavima to save the day

“ZIMSEC slept on duty and are now covering up”- High Court

After being deferred on Monday the High Court case in which two parents are suing ZIMSEC for nullifying English Paper 2 results and ordering a resit continued at 1400 hours yesterday as had been scheduled. This is after lawyers representing ZIMSEC had been given the opportunity to file the response. ZIMSEC gets a tongue lashing from the judges The case [...]

By |2018-02-14T06:55:57+02:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on “ZIMSEC slept on duty and are now covering up”- High Court

ZIMSEC Court Case will continue today (Tuesday)

The case in which two parents are seeking an injunction against Paul Mavima and ZIMSEC barring them from conducting a rewrite of English Paper 2 will continue today after it was deferred yesterday. The case so far Two parents, Mr Mukomeka  and Mr Govhati are taking the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Paul Mavima and ZIMSEC to court over the [...]

By |2018-02-14T06:32:56+02:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on ZIMSEC Court Case will continue today (Tuesday)

Paul Mavima and ZIMSEC taken to court over English Exam rewrite

Justified or not we really think the timing of the ZIMSEC English Paper 2 rewrite is a stupid idea that was not well thought out at all. A cursory look at the logistics involved and the hardship candidates will have to endure merely confirms this. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights cleary agrees with this assessment. They have partnered with with Justice [...]

By |2018-02-11T08:05:21+02:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, News, Opinion|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Paul Mavima and ZIMSEC taken to court over English Exam rewrite

3 South African men sentenced to 95 years for VAT fraud

Three men,, Anton Meyer, Garth Coetser and Clifford Stevens, were found guilty of Value Added Tax Fraud in the Gauteng South High Court on Wednesday. They were each sentenced to 95 years in prison. The trio stood accused of falsely and fraudulently claiming VAT refunds from the SARS (South African Revenue Service) in contravention of the Value Added Tax Act. They [...]

By |2017-08-18T08:18:57+02:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Business, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 3 South African men sentenced to 95 years for VAT fraud

Your questions about the High Court’s judgement on beating children answered

Now that we have all heard the news that it is now illegal to beat your child be it at home or at school here is a list of questions and answers that you as a student, parent or teacher might have. How this came about? A woman named Ms Linda Pfungwa approached the High Court with the desire to [...]

By |2017-03-03T07:16:47+02:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Your questions about the High Court’s judgement on beating children answered

High Court: It is illegal to beat your child

On Tuesday 28 February High Court Judge David Magota made a ruling that has all the promise of being far reaching. He ruled that beating children at home or at school is illegal even if the children has misbehaved. Growing up I used to get into trouble a lot, both at home and school. Whenever the teachers at school felt [...]

By |2017-03-03T06:51:48+02:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on High Court: It is illegal to beat your child