Union Blasts ZIMSEC For Poor Exam Leakage Strategy

The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has poked holes in a recent government attempt to plug rampant leakages of public examination papers under the management of the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC). Under the new measures introduced by the government examination body, question papers will now be transported …

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Unemployment Increases 1.3pc

Zimbabwe’s unemployment rate increased by just 1,3% in the third quarter of 2023 pushing the aggregate unemployment rate to 19,7%, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) reported Monday. The Third Quarter Labor Force Survey (3QLFS) also reveals that just a tiny proportion of the country’s citizens are unemployed. “The unemployment …

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Sadc Blasts Zim For Ignoring 2018 Poll Recommendations

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Election Observer Mission (SEOM) final report, presented to the Sadc executive secretary Elias Magosi of Botswana and President Emmerson Mnangagwa this week, bemoans the failure by the Zimbabwean government to implement recommendations made after the 2018 polls, including aligning electoral processes to the constitution. …

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Warns Chamisa Against Any Form Of Disorder

Government has warned the opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) against taking any action which may likely cause an uprising in the name of democracy. The remarks were made by Foreign Affairs acting minister Amon Murwira when he addressed the African Union ambassadors affiliated to Zimbabwe in Harare yesterday. Apart …

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Govt Bars EU From Accessing Zec, Dumps Signed Pact

The European Union (EU) says its chief election observer, Fabio Massimo Castaldo, failed to access the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) during the just-ended polls despite assurances made in an administrative arrangement made between Harare and Brussels. Ahead of the 23 and 24 August elections, Zimbabwe and the bloc entered into …

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Weigh Bridges Targeting Overloaded Trucks On Zim Highways

Government will be rolling out weighbridges along Zimbabwe’s major highways to ensure that heavy trucks do not damage the country’s roads, a Cabinet minister has said. Transport and Infrastructure Development minister Felix Mhona said this in the Senate on Thursday last week where he also revealed that government would soon …

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