Majority of Zimbabwe Students Turned Away From School Over Fees

At least 61% of students attending public schools have been turned away from classes for non-payment of fees despite government's directive not to send learners away, the Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee has said. The country's economy is caught in a crisis with shortages of fuel, medicine, and currency as well as hyperinflation which has seen many families living on a single meal a day.

  • Zimbabwe:  61% Pupils Turned Away Over Fees

    New Zimbabwe, 20 October 2019

    At least 61% of children attending public schools were this year turned away from attending classes for failure by their parents or guardians to pay school fees. Read more »

Mabelreign Girls High School pupils (file photo).

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