Bondolfi Teachers’ College closes doors after opening for one day as COVID-19 lock down intensifies

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Bondolfi Teachers’ College has closed its doors again one day after it opened on Monday following a directive from the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education ordering “suspension of face-to-face lectures on Campus in all tertiary education institutions” due to sky rocketing numbers of COVID-19 infections in the country. Students were … Continue reading Bondolfi Teachers’ College closes doors after opening for one day as COVID-19 lock down intensifies

Pastoral Reflections and Exhortations in the Context of COVID-19

Thursday 16 July 2020 A Shepherd’s Reflection Out of heartfelt compassion and a desire to share a message of faith, hope and courage in the context of the scourge of COVID-19, we your Shepherds write to you our brothers and sisters in the Lord. We therefore address ourselves to; Priests, Religious Brothers and Sisters, and … Continue reading Pastoral Reflections and Exhortations in the Context of COVID-19

COVID-19 brings challenges of exclusion in education; Rural learners sing the blues as demands for e-learning worsens their situation.

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa COVID-19 has created worse the challenges for the already burdened education system, let alone children from poor backgrounds who cannot access the so called e-learning facilities. With the current economic situation, only children from affluent families can afford to venture into e-learning platforms making education an elitist right. Those from already … Continue reading COVID-19 brings challenges of exclusion in education; Rural learners sing the blues as demands for e-learning worsens their situation.

Spiritual innovation sustains St. Agnes Parish in the face of COVID-19

By Josiah Chiwakira Church activities are slowly gathering momentum at St. Agnes parish in Chitungwiza. The church doors remain open at St. Agnes parish church in Zengeza Chitungwiza and parishioners continue to come for prayers in singles, pairs or groups of threes observing the covid 19 restrictions. This was confirmed by elder, pioneer and educator … Continue reading Spiritual innovation sustains St. Agnes Parish in the face of COVID-19