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chronicle.co.zw 03 Aug, 2022 01:15 am

Facelift for Bulawayo Government schools

Facelift for Bulawayo Government schools
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Acting Bulawayo Provincial Education Director, Jane Ndebele briefs Bulawayo Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution Judith Ncube, Permanent Secretary for Provincial Affairs and Devolution for Bulawayo, Paul Nyoni (left) and Zanu-PF Bulawayo Province chairman Cde Jabulani Sibanda during a tour of Mncumbatha Secondary School in Bulawayo yesterday Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Reporter GOVERNMENT has partnered the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints to build new classroom blocks and refurbish old ones in several schools in Bulawayo in line with the National Development Strategy (NDS1).In Bulawayo, Government has partnered with the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints to build new classrooms and science laboratory blocks as well as refurbish classrooms and toilets at Cowdray Park Primary School, Pumula South Secondary, Mncumbatha Secondary School, Mandwandwe High School, Emganwini High School and Maphisa Primary School.“I am grateful to see a lot of work being carried out by Government in partnership with Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints.” Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints director of communications and public affairs Mr Stephen Guwa said through their arm, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Charity, they have built classroom blocks and refurbished classrooms in Bulawayo in Matabeleland North Province.

“We got a call from the Permanent Secretary of Primary and Secondary Education seeking our assistance.” Chief director for Primary, Secondary and Non-Formal Education in the ministry, Mrs Olicah Kaira recently told the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education that the Government has since availed $4,69 billion for the construction of 35 model schools in all the country’s 10 provinces.

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