They are just rumours, Education Minister responds to schools opening date.
The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Professor Paul Mavima has dismissed as fake the reports circulating on social media suggesting that schools were no longer going to be opened on Tuesday 10 September 2019 as initially planned.
Messages that circulated on social media suggested that the passing on of Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe had affected the school calendar.
SCHOOLS OPENING DAY
Schools are due to open on Tuesday 10 September 2019. There has been no change to that plan. Please ignore any messages to the contrary. Boarders are expected to travel to their respective schools on Monday 9 September 2019. Thank You
— Ministry of Information, Publicity & Broadcasting (@InfoMinZW) September 7, 2019
Mavhima, however, said that the school calendar remained unaltered. He further urged parents whose children are in boarding schools to make arrangements to send them to school on 9 September.
Mugabe on Tekere’s burial: The dead do not decide where they are buried
Zimbabwe’s founding leader, the late Robert Mugabe is reported to have remarked that the dead do not decide where they are buried.
These remarks are said to have been directed to former ZANU PF Secretary General, Edgar Tekere who had died. Tekere had repeatedly said that he…MORE HERE.