Child Marriages Empty District’s Schools

[The Herald] An average of 240 pupils have dropped from school since the beginning of the year in Mbire district, Mashonaland Central province, chiefly because of early child marriages.

[The Herald] An average of 240 pupils have dropped from school since the beginning of the year in Mbire district, Mashonaland Central province, chiefly because of early child marriages.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Black Rhinos Send Stix Down Memory Lane

[The Herald] It was a masterclass, mercilessly executed by a rampant Black Rhinos, as they overpowered Highlanders 3-0 in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Morris Depot on Wednesday.

[The Herald] It was a masterclass, mercilessly executed by a rampant Black Rhinos, as they overpowered Highlanders 3-0 in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Morris Depot on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Youth Should Be the Leading Voice for Change

[ISS] Youth protests against inequality – specifically for free or low-cost education – have led to successful changes in government action, particularly in South Africa. Today marks the 41st anniversary of the 1976 Soweto Youth Uprising and reminds us…

[ISS] Youth protests against inequality - specifically for free or low-cost education - have led to successful changes in government action, particularly in South Africa. Today marks the 41st anniversary of the 1976 Soweto Youth Uprising and reminds us of the power of young people.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How A Community-Based Approach to Mental Health Is Making Strides

[The Conversation Africa] In Africa, epidemics are associated with outbreaks like cholera and measles or HIV and tuberculosis. Mental health would possibly be the last item on anyone’s list of big health challenges.

[The Conversation Africa] In Africa, epidemics are associated with outbreaks like cholera and measles or HIV and tuberculosis. Mental health would possibly be the last item on anyone's list of big health challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pen Pal Program Connects U.S. Students with Refugee Camp

[VOA] Fifth grade students at High Peaks Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado began exchanging letters several months ago with students at a primary school in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp. They are participating in a pen pal program facilitated by the…

[VOA] Fifth grade students at High Peaks Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado began exchanging letters several months ago with students at a primary school in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp. They are participating in a pen pal program facilitated by the U.S.-based humanitarian group CARE.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Opposition Youths’ Beat High Court Sheriff

[The Herald] MDC-T thugs yesterday attacked an Additional Sheriff of the High Court in a bid to block him from serving their party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai with summons in which he is being sued for failing to pay facilitators of his failed “grand c…

[The Herald] MDC-T thugs yesterday attacked an Additional Sheriff of the High Court in a bid to block him from serving their party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai with summons in which he is being sued for failing to pay facilitators of his failed "grand coalition" in the run-up to the 2013 harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Three Students Dead, Dozens Injured After Bus Overturns

[Nation] Three students died Friday morning at Kaptimbor in the outskirts of Kabarnet town after a driver lost control of a bus they were travelling in to Turkana after school games held in Baringo County.

[Nation] Three students died Friday morning at Kaptimbor in the outskirts of Kabarnet town after a driver lost control of a bus they were travelling in to Turkana after school games held in Baringo County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Releases June Pay Dates

[The Herald] Government has released pay dates for civil servants for the month of June that will see the education sector receiving their 2016 annual bonus on June 27.

[The Herald] Government has released pay dates for civil servants for the month of June that will see the education sector receiving their 2016 annual bonus on June 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Assistant of President Affirms State Keenness to Enhance Micro-Finance Experiment

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party’s Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud, has affirmed keenness of the state to enhance the micro-finance experiment toward transferring al…

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party's Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud, has affirmed keenness of the state to enhance the micro-finance experiment toward transferring all the society sectors into productive ones by engagement in the small and medium-scale industries and benefiting from the available experiences and abundant resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan