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Zim faces shortage of engineers

Leonard Ncube in Victoria Falls ZIMBABWE has only 1 500 civil, mechanical, architectural and scientific engineers out of about 6 000 accredited professionals in the field. This emerged during the Zimbabwe Infrastructure Development Conference here on Tuesday where...

Zimbabwe needs more artisans for economic growth

By Jacob Kudzai Mutisi Harare has six universities and only one polytechnic, its seems the national policy is focusing on producing managers without the workforce to do the practical work. There is now a need to relook at the national policy which focuses on...

Simon Mazorodze Flyover: A Disaster Waiting To Happen!

Engineer Bernard Musarurwa It is a requirement that every structure, be it a building, a bridge, a dam, a powerline, any form of infrastructure, be inspected periodically for structural integrity, and fitness for purpose. Sadly, It is a...

Engineers should front infrastructure development

Now that the elections are over, win, lose or draw, there is no better time to rebuild Zimbabwe than now. It is no secret that Zimbabwe’s infrastructure has been steadily falling apart for the last twenty eight years. Guest column: Jacob K Mutisi Zimbabwe faces a...


19% of students going to NUST want to do Engineering degrees. In the 2015 enrolment, out of the 8555 who enrolled, 49% were doing sciences and engineering. A third of these students doing sciences and engineering are female. Nozinhle Khumalo, who finished her...

Cyclone Idai lays bare Zimbabwe’s poor disaster management

Within a year, Zimbabwe has been struck by both man-made and natural disasters - and the government’s delayed response has forced the public to take the initiative to help those affected. The latest disaster is the trail of destruction left by Cyclone Idai, which...


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