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Students question Mthuli Ncube over rampant government corruption

University students have summoned Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube to explain government failure to prioritise funding for education and amid rampant corruption in the public sector.

In a letter issued on Friday to Ncube, Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) president Boris Muguti asked the Minister why the Treasury is failing to fund education when the country is rich with natural resources.ZINASU is a union of students from all tertiary institutions across the country.

“ZINASU seeks to promote and advance section 75 of the national constitution which stipulates that every citizen and permanent resident of Zimbabwe has a right to a basic state-funded education including adult basic education.

“As students’ representatives, we subscribe to the notion that the government should execute its mandate which is to provide free and quality education in accordance with the constitution of Zimbabwe.

Source: nehandaradio

In other news- Government commissions 8 mobile X-ray trucks

Government and its partners have deployed resources to ramp up the fight against TB and achieve commitments made to end the disease by 2030.

X-ray trucks

To ensure that TB services are brought close to the people, the Ministry of Health and Child Care, through support from the Global Fund, has secured eight mobile X-ray trucks equipped with a laboratory to screen for TB as well as other diseases like HIV and high blood pressure, among others. Learn more

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