Love or affection: The case of Zim youths and suicides

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA They say love is the answer-whether its agape, pragma or mania form, love is said to conquer all.  Those who believe have seen it all adds love is a dangerous game but in it all, it’s evident that it could be soothing and emotional. In reality, it seems sometimes love doesn’t always […]

Update on Ms Langalethu Nkala’s funeral

The late Ms Langalethu Nkala who passed on this Sunday evening of the 19th September 2021 in Bulawayo, will be laid to rest at her rural home in Esigodini on Friday 24 September. The family will advise on time. Mourners are gathered at 7208 Pumula North in Bulawayo with the body expected to leave Bulawayo […]

Statement on the passing on of Ms Langalethu Nkala

Statement on the passing on of Ms Langalethu Nkala The Students And Youth Working on sexual and reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) is deeply saddened by the untimely death of Ms Langalethu Nkala on Sunday 19 September 2021 in Bulawayo. SAYWHAT extends heartfelt condolences to Ms Nkala’s family, friends and colleagues. The institution has been […]

SOS from Zim colleges, as suicide cases keep rising

Simon Mapahla Zimbabwe is being gripped by a gruesome pandemic, which finds itself embedded within the ongoing Covid-19 global health crisis. The number of people opting to end their lives by way of suicide is increasing and a significant percentage is accounted for among students at institutions of higher learning. Over the past month, two […]

Zimbabwe’s Young Mothers Staring Suicide In The Face

15th September 2021 Health & CommunityBy Leopold Munhende WHEN *Shamiso fell pregnant at just 17, her parents forced her to elope. Supporting her in this instance was regarded as taboo. posterLike so many other unfortunate young mothers, she had to endure the tense atmosphere at her in-laws’, reliving the harsh tales she had read about […]

Condolence Message Takudzwa Chifamba

The Students and Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) is deeply saddened by the death of Takudzwa Chifamba, a third-year Journalism student at Harare Polytechnic allegedly through suicide on 8 September 2021. SAYWHAT extends heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the Chifamba family, friends, and the whole Harare Polytechnic community. May the Lord grant […]

Condolence Message Engineer Gilbert Mzenzi Mabasa

The Students and Youth Working on sexual and reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) has learnt with sadness the death of Engineer Gilbert Mzenzi Mabasa, Principal of Bulawayo Polytechnic on 27th August 2021. He was 65. Engineer Mabasa, affectionately known as “The Teacher”,   is survived by his wife Bergstrom Ylva Elisabeth and three children. SAYWHAT extends […]

Government green light schools re-opening as Covid-19 cases ease

By Staff Reporter / Image Source : AP The government on Wednesday announced schools will re-open Monday next week after three months of Covid-19 induced holiday as the third wave swept across the country during the winter season. Primary and Secondary schools took a break in early June expecting to resume classes at the end […]

Marange 14-year old death rattles Parliament as MP demands ministerial statement.

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education Priscilla Misihairambwi-Mushonga Tuesday demanded Home Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe to make a ministerial statement explaining circumstances surrounding the death of a 14-year-old girl Memory Machaya who died a couple of weeks ago while giving birth at an apostolic sect shrine in Bocha, Marange-Mutare. […]


The Students and Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) has learned with sadness the sudden death of Desire M Mugoma, a third-year Great Zimbabwe University student. SAYWHAT would like to extend its heartfelt condolences to the Mungoma family, Great Zimbabwe University family, and deans council across the divide. SAYWHAT has taken note of […]

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