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15 lecturers dump UZ in one week over poor wages

Some of the worst affected include the Faculty of Social Studies, which has seen some high-profile departures, among them long-serving constitutional law lecturer Greg Linington and leading professors Donald Chimanikire and Hasu Patel.

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GZU GETS RADIO LICENCE

Prof Zvobgo hailed the development saying the radio station will revolutionise learning at GZU during the Covid-19 era, which calls for social distancing.

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Zimbabwe’s universities are manufacturing masks, gloves and hand sanitizers to beat coronavirus

Zimbabwe’s tertiary institutions with engineering and technology capacity are on the frontlines in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Teenage whizz-kid makes UZ history

History was made since the founding of the University of Zimbabwe in 1953 when 18-year-old academically-gifted Maud Chifamba graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy Honours yesterday. She was among 3 667 graduates from nine faculties and the College of Health Sciences who were capped by President Mugabe at the institution of higher learning. As of […]

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Nust students develop data management system

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI(newsday.co.zw) Zimbabwe appears to be on the sidelines and indeed at the “back of the line” when it comes to technological advances. But two young men from National University of Science and Technology (Nust) have recently challenged that dogma. The duo, Richard Macklin Kunhuwa and Godknows Mdhari developed an affordable school management system […]

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Just like the economy, Zim’s education is headed for the drain

Sineke Sibanda A statement from the University of Zimbabwe Students Representative Council caused my heart to sink for a while and to think that Zimbabwe was once known for the best brains in Africa, it would hurt to now think that it could all turn out to be a façade. It was ludicrously unbelievable that […]

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ZINASU resists 2 UZ intakes per year

BY OBEY MANAYITI THE Zimbabwe National Students’ Union (Zinasu) yesterday expressed displeasure at the University of Zimbabwe’s (UZ)decision to introduce two intakes per year, saying this will only pile pressure on scarce facilities at the State university. Although the demonstration, organised by Zinasu at the UZ campus, flopped yesterday, reportedly due to heavy police presence, […]

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How Mugabe Strangled the Zimbabwean Students’ Movement (Part 1)

By Alex T. Magaisa People who don’t read their history are bound to forget it or to repeat its mistakes. They also tend to be overawed by events elsewhere, believing them to be new, when in fact, they are not. The latter, especially, has been apparent in the last couple of weeks as events at […]

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NUST STUDENTS CALL FOR SRC PRESIDENTS’ RESIGNATION

by Musavengana Hove and Tariro Moyo Students at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) have called for the immediate resignation of SRC president Shadowlit Ndou following serious allegations that he squandered more than US$3 000 which was meant to cater for accommodation of about 70 students who attended President Mugabe’s lavish birthday bash […]