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‘Universities produce  half-baked graduates’

‘Universities produce half-baked graduates’

MOST of the thousands of students churned out of the country’s tertiary institutions are half-baked and do not have the requisite industrial skills required of them, a top government official has said.

I’m not scared: Mutasa

I’m not scared: Mutasa

FORMER Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa has said he is ready to appear before a disciplinary committee set to deal with his case, cheekily equating his impending disciplinary hearing to ones he attended to during the colonial era.

MDC-T threatens action over Kereke

MDC-T threatens action over Kereke

THE MDC-T has again threatened to approach the Constitutional Court to force Parliament to declare Munyaradzi Kereke’s Bikita West seat vacant and call for a by-election.

Four challenge Mnangagwa in election

Four challenge Mnangagwa in election

FOUR candidates will challenge Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s wife Auxillia in the Chirumanzu-Zibagwe constituency, after they submitted their nomination papers to contest the seat yesterday.

Mutasa threat to Zanu PF: Analysts

Mutasa threat to Zanu PF: Analysts

ZANU PF seems to have been rattled by a somewhat unexpected move by former secretary for administration, Didymus Mutasa, to take the party head-on, as it seems not unsure how to handle what it sees as rebellion.

Govt vaccination programme resisted

Govt vaccination programme resisted

SOME parents in Bulawayo are resisting a government programme to vaccinate pupils against diseases such as bilharzia and intestinal worms.

Minister speaks on bonded graduates

Minister speaks on bonded graduates

HIGHER Education, Science and Technology Development deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa has suggested that bonded students under the cadetship scheme do not have to repay loans in monetary terms, but through the service that they may render to the nation.

Council officials  in trouble for assaulting journo

Council officials in trouble for assaulting journo

THREE Bulawayo City Council security personnel, who are charged with confiscating and damaging a freelance photojournalist’s equipment, on Wednesday told the court that the journalist volunteered to get into the council truck and he was heard calling for their assault during the raid.

Man rapes niece (6), pretends to be possessed

Man rapes niece (6), pretends to be possessed

A 23-YEAR-OLD man has claimed that he is possessed by evil spirits and pretended to be a monkey after he was caught raping his six-year-old niece.

4 nabbed over ivory

4 nabbed over ivory

FOUR men suspected to be illegal ivory dealers have been arrested after they were found in possession of one tusk weighing about 9kg.

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