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    Lupane university says Grade 7 pupils in the district can’t read

    A RECENT research by Lupane State University revealed that a number of Grade 7 pupils in the district cannot read, a factor that might have largely contributed to the poor pass rate recorded in last year’s examinations. According to Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) statistics, Matabeleland North registered the worst 2020 Grade 7 results at 15,9%, down from 25% recorded…

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    Covid-19: Students to isolate after nursing tutor tested positive

    A NURSING tutor at St Luke’s Hospital in Lupane, Matabeleland North tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday resulting in some of her students being told to self-isolate. Acting Matabeleland North Provincial Medical Director Dr Munekai Padingani said contact tracing is underway to establish the number of students who may have had contact with the positive case and establish the source…

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    Daring thieves steal from Zimbabwe’s dead heroes

    By Thabiso Mdhluli WAR veterans in Matebeleland North province are seething with anger following repeated incidents in which cheeky thieves raid the provincial heroes’ acre and steal the perimeter fence. War veterans in the province have reportedly sought help from a well-wisher in Umguza District who has since donated fencing material which was used to secure the shrine. Sonny Mguni,…

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