Nust, lecturers sign MoU

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THE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) management and lecturers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to end a crippling strike paving the way for the resumption of lectures. The MoU was signed on Tuesday between the university management and Nust Educators Association (Nusteda), an organisation representing lecturers, at the eleventh hour when Bulawayo Labour Court judge Justice Mercy Moya-Matshanga was set to deliver a ruling following an application by Nust to declare the strike as illegal. The university management sought a disposal order in terms of the Labour…

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Police water cannon protesting Nust studen

Hundreds of National University of Science and Technology (Nust) students staged a protest at the university campus yesterday to protest against failure by lecturers to pitch up for duty over the past four weeks The post Police water cannon protesting Nust studen appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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NUST Students Sustain Injuries As ZRP Suppresses Anti-Govt Protest

Several National University of Science and Technology (NUST) students sustained some injuries after Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers set dogs upon them on Monday 26 February 2018 as the law enforcement agents suppressed an anti-government protest staged by the university students. The NUST students sustained injuries after ZRP officers set dogs upon them as police officers blocked a demonstration staged by the university students on Monday 26 February 2018 as they called the university authorities and the government to end the work boycott by lecturers at the institution. In response…

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50 students arrested in Nust ‘shutdown’

Students at the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) in Bulawayo yesterday “shut down” the institution demanding an end to a lecturers strike and commencement of lectures. The post 50 students arrested in Nust ‘shutdown’ appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Innovate or die, expert tells companies

COMPANIES in Zimbabwe need to embrace innovation and technology lest they were condemned to death, National University of Science and Technology director of the Technopark, Eli Mtetwa, has said. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI The government, non-governmental organisations and civil society need to harness the power of multimedia techniques to reach a wider audience Speaking during the Alpha Media Holdings Conversations in Bulawayo on Friday, Mtetwa said there was need for companies and universities to collaborate. AMH are the publishers of NewsDay, The Zimbabwe Independent, The Standard and Southern Eye. “Our companies…

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Nust vice chancellor appointed

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By Nqobile Tshili President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Professor Mqhele Dlodlo as National University of Science and Technology (Nust) Vice Chancellor with immediate effect. Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister, Prof Amon Murwira confirmed the appointment yesterday. Professor Mqhele Dlodlo “We received confirmation from His Excellency. The appointment is with immediate effect. When he starts work that’s an issue of Chairman of Council Ambassador Zenzo Nsimbi,” said Prof Murwira. The university has been operating without a substantive Vice Chancellor since the expiry of the late Prof Lindela Ndlovu’s…

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Nust takes lecturers to Labour Court

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By Nqobile Tshili The National University of Science and Technology (Nust) has taken its lecturers to the Labour Court protesting the legality of their industrial action. Mr Felix Moyo Nust lecturers last week on Tuesday went on strike protesting alleged mismanagement of resources at the university.This is the second time the lecturers have gone on strike during the same academic year. Last September, the lecturers downed tools, raising the same concerns. National University of Science and Technology Educators’ Association (Nusteda) secretary general Mr Blessing Jona said the matter was now…

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