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EXAMINATIONS BOYCOTT LOOMING AT NUST

#BREAKINGNEWS | DEVELOPING STORY OVER 700 STUDENTS WITH OUTSTANDING FEES BALANCES LIKELY TO BE FORCED TO DEFER EITHER ALL STUDENTS WRITE, OR ALL STUDENT MISS EXAMS: SRC DECLARES  Over 700 students are likely not to write exams and will be forced to defer due to outstanding fees balances, said the Student Representative Council Spokesperson, Costa […]

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SRC Councillors Disgruntled Over Executive Appointments 

By Staff Reporter | NUST-ZW | @campusmoments13(twitter) THE majority  of SRC members have registered their discontent with President Terrence Shoko’s move to appoint the student executive board.  In a provisional document addressed to the Dean of Students for intervention in possession of Campus Moments, the incumbent nine out of 13 SRC councillors, challenged  the legitimacy […]

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CULTURE Opinion Politics

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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Opinion Politics

Tsvangirai not Mugabe strangled student politics: Response to Alex Magaisa

An insight to how national politics meddled with student affairs and produced a docile student movement

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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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IN A CLASS OF HIS OWN: SHADOWLIT NDOU SIDIJA

Birth Name: Shadowlit Ndou Sidila Date of Birth: October 15 1989 Home Town: Beitbridge Status: In a Serious relationship Hobbies: watching movies,going out especially to nature reserves. Some present day politicians display inborn talent and skill. Most of our elites have forgotten the fact that “example is more valuable than advice.” The NUST President is […]