Articles tagged 'zimbabwe national students union'

Students vow to confront Mugabe 12 November 2017 HARARE - Tertiary students — represented by the Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) — have vowed to confront President Robert Mugabe over their deplorable welfare at the Zanu PF interface rally to be held in the capital next week. If denied to speak at the event, Zinasu said they will pe...
Zinasu sues top cops for unlawful arrest 25 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) leaders rounded up in a dragnet arrest as they convened a general council meeting in Manicaland province last September to discuss the welfare of students in tertiary institutions have filed a suit against the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) offic...
Varsity students forecast tough 2017 6 January 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has forecast “a very tough 2017” following a massive cut on tertiary education spending among a plethora of challenges crippling the economy. In his 2017 budget, Finance Patrick Chinamasa cut the amount allocated to higher and tertiary edu...
'Chinamasa should have budgeted for grants' 16 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Students’ Union (Zinasu) has slammed Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa’s 2017 national budget saying it was out of touch with students’ needs. The spending plan proposed to allocate $200.9 million for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development...
Student leaders freed on bail 1 October 2016 MUTARE - Two Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) members who had been arrested on charges of disorderly conduct in a public place have been finally granted $100 bail each. The duo had remained behind bars after 15 others, who are also Zinasu members, were released on bail. Although al...
Students protest UZ tuition fee hike 15 July 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Students' Union (Zinasu) has criticised the University of Zimbabwe (UZ)'s decision to hike tuition fees starting next semester. In a statement, Zinasu spokesperson Zivai Mhetu, said the decision to increase fees from $400 to $450 was “unacceptable”. “Why raise...
Zinasu protests UZ, GZU exam barring 18 May 2016 The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has threatened to unleash mass protests at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) and Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) for barring students from sitting for their exams over tuition fee arrears. Zinasu secretary-general Makomborero Haruzivishe, called on t...
Grace's degree: Students cry foul 22 September 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) yesterday piled on the pressure on the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) describing the doctorate awarded to first lady Grace Mugabe last week as a “Genetically Modified Doctorate”  which has shamed local academia. Samuel Gwenzi, the Zinasu nati...
Zinasu torn between Tsvangirai, Biti 30 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) is, like other civil society groups, caught between Morgan Tsvangirai and Tendai Biti. Zinasu president Gilbert Mutubuki, has gone along with Biti after the MDC split, but at the same time his colleagues feel the historical pull of Tsvangirai’...
Zinasu welcomes suspension of Mugabe scholarship 25 March 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has welcomed the suspension of the Presidential Scholarship Programme, saying the bursary should be used to support students in local universities. Chris Mushowe, head of the scholarship programme said last week enrolment for the Presidential ...
Congress date set: Zinasu 2 September 2013 EDITOR — The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) would like to inform all students, members of the press, civic society partners and the general public that it will be holding its ninth bi-annual congress from October 25 to 27, 2013. The Zinasu president Pride Mkono has proclaimed dates ...
Students blast inclusive government 30 August 2012 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) yesterday blasted President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai s inclusive government for worsening the plight of students. Scores of students from poor families relying on state support have been forced out of universities be...