PICTURES:Chinese Miners Destroy Farms in Shurugwi

Shurugwi – Several hundreds of villagers from Shurugwi have crossed swords with the Chinese mining company after the foreigners vowed to resist the Environmental management agency eviction. Continue reading

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Tsvangirai Easter and Independence Day message

Apr 17, 2014 Featured , News , Politics , Statements 0 By Morgan Tsvangirai Tomorrow, we mark a combined Easter and Independence Day to celebrate our significant freedoms as a nation from both political and spiritual bondage.  MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai There was death on the two occasions by both our Lord Jesus Christ and the sons and daughters of Zimbabwe for us to attain both our human and spiritual freedom. Continue reading

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Early pressure for Mutasa, Mawiwi

They were billed to be early front runners in the Castle Lager Premier League title tussle but Harare City and FC Platinum have surprised many with their slow start in the campaign. Kevin Mapasure This has thrust their respective coaches Bigboy Mawiwi and Lloyd Mutasa as early favourites for the season’s first casualties. It’s only two games in the season and it’s still early days, but after another signing spree by both sides, the Sunshine Boys’ and platinum miners’ bosses expected their teams to have a headstart in the seaon Continue reading

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Zimbabwe’s EMA Boots Chinese Out of Mining

Zimbabwe’s Environment and Management Agency (EMA) has evicted Chinese nationals who were engaging in illegal mining activities in the Midlands province. The Chinese operations had caused massive land degradation along Manzimudhaka River in Shurugwi district. Galecha Investments operated illegally in the district contravening the country’s environmental laws while also by causing severe environmental impact Continue reading

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Liberation war heroine Dube buried

An undertaker lowers the casket bearing the remains of the late Staff Sergent Dorcas Dube at the Provincial Heroes Acre in Nkulumane, Bulawayo yesterday Patrick Chitumba Senior Reporter WAR veteran, Cde Dorcas Fali Dube, who died in Bulawayo last week and was declared a liberation war heroine, was buried at the Provincial Heroes Acre in Nkulumane yesterday. Continue reading

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UK: Exclusive University Scholarships for Zimbabweans

A leading British University, Sheffield Uni has rolled out scholarships for Zimbabwean students. Zimbabweans with outstanding under graduate achievements will be able to apply for post graduate programs and those who qualify, obtain funding. The scholarships are worth £1,500 per year each. Continue reading

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Moz civil unrest hits Zim car importers

Fighters of former Mozambican rebel movement Renamo in the Gorongosa Mountains. Civil unrest in Sofala and Inhambane provinces followed the opposition Renamo’s pull-out from government last year. The neighbouring country’s Defence Ministry reported that 10 civilians were killed while 26 others were injured in rebel attacks last year Continue reading

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Focus on Teachers: Colleague Circle Puts Common Core in Action K-3

Kindergarten teacher Margaret Box is not new to leadership.  She is a former president of the Memphis Education Association and an Association delegate.  She represented teachers at the state level and led colleagues on a variety of school and district initiatives.  Most recently, she has been serving as a member of her district’s teacher evaluation working group to design and refine an evaluation instrument. At the ECET 2 (Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching) convening last year, Margaret took on another type of leadership role:  leader of a Colleague Circle.  Margaret was charged with guiding a team of teachers in identifying a problem they faced and designing a solution to it. Continue reading

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