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Women Writers in Zimbabwe

19 Dec 2012

reprinted from Panorama, by Tinashe Mushakavanhu Zimbabwean literature largely remains a male playground filled with a lot of testosterone and defined by patriarchal values and attitudes. Tracing the history of… read more

Textbook piracy is burgeoning in Zimbabwe

12 Dec 2012

reprinted from the Sowetan Books have become cheaper for cash-strapped but education-hungry Zimbabweans, yet publishers and writers are seeing their earnings evaporate due to burgeoning book piracy. Fledgling publisher Edmund… read more

The rise of cheap tablets could be a solution for educating Zimbabwe

10 Dec 2012

By Christopher Mims, Source: QZ.com In India, Suneet Tuli hopes his startup Datawind will educate every schoolchild through the world’s cheapest functional tablet computer. Tuli’s company is selling the seven-inch Aakash 2… read more

MDG Indaba for educationalists in Bulawayo (Dec 12-13)

05 Dec 2012

Regional Indaba On Fulfilling The Millennium Development Goals On Education (MDG2) in Matabeleland: Regional Centre for Social Responsibility Venue: NUST Bulawayo Date: December 12-13 Theme: ‘Corporate Social Responsibility In Action:… read more

Green revolutionist Chris Magadza on Zimbabwean poetry and non-reading UZ students

01 Dec 2012

reprinted from Poetry International Web Franziska Kramer of Weaver Press interviews poet Chris Magadza, “a man whose life has served as a barometer of Zimbabwe’s more recent history.” FK: Your… read more

CAEDA works to help San language

23 Nov 2012

reprinted from NewsDay A local non-governmental organisation, Creative Arts and Education Development Association (Caeda), has embarked on the production of San language reading materials as part of a campaign to… read more

Coltart asks for readers in minority languages

23 Nov 2012

Statement by Education Minister David Coltart: THE most important building block in every child’s education is his/her ability to read, write and speak his/her mother tongue. Once those skills have… read more

Zimbabwean children story-writing and drawing competition (deadline: Nov 30)

20 Nov 2012

Open Invitation by the International Liaison office of the Zimbabwe Human Rights Forum, London. We are inviting all Zimbabwean children to commemorate the International Human Rights Day on 10 December… read more