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NUST – ELECTIONS NOTICE 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

  Following the elections for the Student Representative Council President and Vice-President held on Thursday, 13 October 2016, the results were as follows: PRESIDENT Shoko Terency – Department of Finance VICE-PRESIDENT Masuku Dumisani – Department of Chemical Engineering ELECTIONS FOR THE 13 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS Following the election of the thirteen (13) Student Representative […]

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Opinion

LIFE HACK: VOTER APATHY & WHY IT IS A PROBLEM

So many issues affect students, yet a few cast votes effectively surrendering power and overall decision making to a small student segment

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NO SHOW FOR NUST STUDENTS BUS DEMO

By Sibanda Mdawini SEVERAL students were left stranded as the eagerly anticipated school bus demo took a turn to the worst. According to social media reports, the students who forcibly boarded a university bus on Monday afternoon were not ferried to town but instead dumped at the transport depot while the lecturers in the bus were ushered […]

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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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Politics

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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Politics

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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Politics

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 […]