Entrepreneurship rise to boost socio-economic progress

Entrepreneurship rise to boost socio-economic progress

By Wellington Zimbowa THE recently formed Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency (ZIDA) is agitating for the rise of more entrepreneurs across the globe. According to its (ZIDA) chairman, Busisa Moyo, ‘there is a need for more entrepreneurs across the globe’. The renowned industrialist and United Refineries boss was the keynote speaker at the online launch of the Zimbabwe UK Business Chamber held recently. He highlighted that the world is drastically changing, ushering in an age of ‘unique combinations, entrepreneurially innovative processes and uncommon partnerships’ key in overcoming world challenges. “The…

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Teachers demand salary increment

Teachers demand salary increment

By Ruvimbo Chatyoka TEACHERS unions have pleaded with the Government to address the perennial salary issue as schools prepare to re-open in phases from the 15th March for examination class and on the 22nd March for the other classes. Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) programs officer, Ladistous Zunde said, “There is a need for the government to address teachers’ salaries and conditions of service.” Zunde added, “To prepare here means putting the WHO (World Health Organisation) COVID- 19 abatement minimums in place for every institution to function. Yes, schools…

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National e-Learning Strategy to benefit marginalised communities

National e-Learning Strategy to benefit marginalised communities

By Nomthandazo Gabi GOVERNMENT has moved swiftly to adapt to the new normal after the National e-Learning Strategy for Schools in Zimbabwe, particularly in rural areas, so as to promote the usage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the entire education sector regardless of geographical location. The education sector has been brutally affected by the COVID- 19 pandemic because the system relies more on physical presence in classrooms depriving children of normal learning schedules, as schools were abruptly closed to curb the spread of the pandemic, hence, the government…

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