The government has finally come out and admitted what we have known for weeks. Schools are going to open later this month. On the 28 of September to be exact. This is for those who were scheduled to write their final examinations this year i.e. the so-called final classes. Exams are scheduled to begin on 1 December and […]
The government has said that schools will only reopen once it’s safe to do so even if it means not reopening this year. This sudden reversal in attitude has been brought about by the spike in local Covid-19 cases with recorded cases now well over 1 000 and deaths totalling 20 at the time of writing. The government’s […]
It’s official, schools will no longer be opening at the end of this month. Yesterday the government resolved to postpone the reopning of schools due to a surge in local coronavirus cases. Prior to this month, most new daily cases were a result of returnees coming back from South Africa. However, due to escapees from quarantine centers and […]
We still think there is a very strong chance that this year’s June ZIMSEC examinations will be cancelled and that even the November examinations will be written late. However, recent remarks by ZIMSEC board chair, Professor Eddie Mwenje suggests that the exams have been provisionally postponed by one month i.e the bulk of the exams will now be […]
During the middle of the week, the President relented to rising public pressure and announced that schools would close on the 24 of March as Zimbabwe braced for the coronavirus that has wreaked havoc across the globe. The University of Zimbabwe has announced that it will also temporarily shut down on the 24th and more Universities are likely […]
Harare City council have made an eye-popping adjustment to clamping fees in their latest supplementary budget which was approved and adopted yesterday.
Clamping fees were increased by 1 000% and from now onwards light vehicles will have to pay fees of $500 ZWL instead of the current $40. If your vehicle is towed away instead, […]
President Emmerson Mngangwa has said that Zimbabwe needs to import about 800 000 tonnes of maize to ease the effects of last rain season’s severe drought and resulting low harvests.
I want to assure you that this drought did not affect Chipinge alone.
There were not enough rains throughout the country.
Some provinces had a […]
As a progressive people, at Revision Africa, we firmly believe in education as an inaliable right. Even if a girl falls pregnant she should be allowed to continue with her education.
At the moment the Education Amendment Bill at the Second Reading stage in Zimbabwe’s National Assembly (Parliament). One of the amendments is that […]
Months after the measure was announced, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, has finally announced that sanitary wear can now be imported into the country duty free.
This follows the promulgation of Statutory Instrument 264 of 2018.
There is no customs duty on the importation of sanitary wear for women. The price of […]
Nurses have announced that they are calling off a strike that was supposed to begin today (24 June).
This follows a successful meeting between Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA), President Emmerson Mnangagwa, three cabinet ministers namely, Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo, Finance and Economic Development Mthuli Ncube and the acting Minister of Public […]