Archived posts, October, 2013

08 Oct 2013

NewsDay-Writers and organisers of this year’s Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) have expressed concern over the disappearance of a reading culture in the country. Speaking during the recently ended book fair at Harare Gardens, the writers said the disappearance of… read more

Literacy rate drops in Zimbabwe

14 Jun 2013

Zimbabwe’s once celebrated high literacy rate has sharply plummeted, a report realised by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) has revealed. According to the 2011/12 report Poverty Income Consumption and Expenditure Survey (PICES) Report, officially launched on Thursday by the… read more

Solid Literacy Data Arrives

15 Apr 2012

Anyone interested in the facts about education and literacy will be excited to know that the full report of the Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey 2010-11 has recently been released.  Because of the many disruptions in Zimbabwean life since the… read more