GOVT : WE WILL SHUT DOWN ALL UNREGISTERED SCHOOLS

All unregistered private schools will soon be closed as
Government does not have mechanisms to ensure quality and inclusive education
in those institutions, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Torerai Moyo
has said.

Responding to inquiries from j…

All unregistered private schools will soon be closed as Government does not have mechanisms to ensure quality and inclusive education in those institutions, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Torerai Moyo has said. Responding to inquiries from journalists during a Post Cabinet briefing, Minister Moyo said all private schools ought to be registered or else they will soon face closure.

ZIMBAS JAILED IN R100 MILLION SARS FRAUD

A group of eight people were jailed on Monday by the South
Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg after they defrauded the South African
Revenue Service of a staggering R100 million.

The NPA said the syndicate had four ringleaders consisting
of two Zimbab…

A group of eight people were jailed on Monday by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg after they defrauded the South African Revenue Service of a staggering R100 million. The NPA said the syndicate had four ringleaders consisting of two Zimbabwean nationals, Jeremiah Musiwacho Dube and Maxwell Ndlovu Mavudzi, who both fraudulently acquired South African citizenship, a Zambian national,

WHY ZEC IS NOT INDEPENDENT

LEGAL think-tank Veritas has criticised the Zimbabwe
Electoral Commission (Zec) for seeking the parent ministry’s approval of
regulations, arguing that this undermines the commission’s independence.

Concerns of political meddling in Zec’s affairs have…

LEGAL think-tank Veritas has criticised the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) for seeking the parent ministry’s approval of regulations, arguing that this undermines the commission’s independence. Concerns of political meddling in Zec’s affairs have often been raised by stakeholders who include voters, with allegations that Zanu PF influences the commission’s decisions. “It should not have to

THIS IS A ZANU PF MANIFESTO : UNIONS SLAM NEW CURRICULUM

UNIONS representing teachers have criticised the
newly-introduced Heritage-based Curriculum saying it heavily borrows from the
ruling  Zanu PF party’s manifesto.

According to the Primary and Secondary Education ministry,
the inculcation of Ubuntu philosophy in learners will be compulsory under the
new curriculum.

This follows the scrapping of the controversial Continuous
Assessment

UNIONS representing teachers have criticised the newly-introduced Heritage-based Curriculum saying it heavily borrows from the ruling  Zanu PF party’s manifesto. According to the Primary and Secondary Education ministry, the inculcation of Ubuntu philosophy in learners will be compulsory under the new curriculum. This follows the scrapping of the controversial Continuous Assessment

Conservationist lands funding for conservation films

Source: Conservationist lands funding for conservation films -Newsday Zimbabwe CONSERVATIONIST Kudzanai Dhliwayo is among 10 African filmmakers to receive support from in collaboration with African Wildlife Foundation to develop conservation films from an authentic African perspective. These filmmakers will share their own experiences in order to change people’s view of the continent, while inspiring communities […]

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Source: Conservationist lands funding for conservation films -Newsday Zimbabwe

CONSERVATIONIST Kudzanai Dhliwayo is among 10 African filmmakers to receive support from in collaboration with African Wildlife Foundation to develop conservation films from an authentic African perspective.

These filmmakers will share their own experiences in order to change people’s view of the continent, while inspiring communities to protect nature, wildlife and cultural heritage.

 

Nature, Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) introduced this year’s African Conservation Voices Producers Lab (ACVPL) cohort of 10 storytellers at the NEWF 2024 congress.

These 10 storytellers have become NEWF fellows. ACVPL was made possible with support from Africa Refocused, NEWF’s collaboration with the National Geographic Society.

The 10 mid-career filmmakers will receive support throughout the nine-month fellowship in developing, shooting and distributing short conservation films told from an African perspective. They will also participate in workshops throughout the programme including one that was held in Nairobi, Kenya, recently.

Filmmakers were drawn from African countries including the  Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Tanzania, Mauritius and Kenya.

 

 

Speaking to NewsDay Life & Style Dhliwayo said ACVPL equipped and empowered Africans.

“The programme gives us access to the storytelling industry, networking opportunities, access to equipment, tap from a reservoir of knowledge from renowned storytellers just to mention a few,” she said.

Dhliwayo emphasised that there was a certain way of telling stories with an impact, adding that there had to be an end goal. She noted that there was a difference between a story and a mere narration.

 

 

“I intend to tell a Zimbabwean story which I hope will impact people towards nature, it is the only way that we can save biodiversity, only if people care. I hope the stories I will tell will be able to connect people with nature, hold people responsible for their impact on biodiversity and make a difference in the country.” Dhliwayo said.

Rachel Wambui, lead for NEWF story labs said: “With Fellows representing Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zimbabwe and Mauritius, ACVPL demonstrates the true power of pan-African collaboration.”

Wambui also said NEWF had strengths as a storytelling organisation and the African Wildlife Foundation has vast experience as a conservation organisation, adding that they were leveraging on the reach and impact of both.

“And seeing the cross-pollination of our collective storytelling community that includes AWF’s African Conservation Voices, NEWF Fellows and African Geographic Explorers has been so exciting.” she added.

The Fellows’ films will explore themes surrounding human-wildlife coexistence, climate change, the role of indigenous and local communities in conservation, community resilience and species conservation.

In 2022 Dhliwayo carried out the EDGE of Existence project which was the first global conservation initiative to focus specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.

Her project aimed to understand the status, causes of decline and improve conservation awareness on vultures among communities surrounding the Gonarezhou National Park.

Other filmmakers who are part of the programme are Adams Cassinga from DRC, Shuimo Trust Dohyee and Sama Mildred Ngenseh from Cameroon, Ghaamid Abdulbasat Hatibu and Aika Kirei from Tanzania, as well as Anthony Ochieng Onyango and Benjamin Owuor from Kenya.

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