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ZINASU robbed of two
Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU)
September 20, 2010

Bindura University of Science Education drastically condensed the number of students who should be accommodated by the halls of residences by more than 50% which has resulted in some students being transformed into being academic squatters. Six students were mugged by thieves as they were crossing from the main campus where they were studying to their residences outside campus since they were non-resident students.

Brian Chirume a final year student died on the spot with the other five being hospitalised at Bindura General Hospital. A student whose name was only supplied as Michael was transferred from Bindura to a hospital in Harare whose name was not supplied as he was in a critical condition. He died in the process of being transported to Harare on Sunday the 19th of September.

Malvern Mubaira one of the students who are still hospitalized said, 'The administrative authorities are insensitive to the plight of student they have delayed the process of providing accommodation through the use of boarding houses.' ZINASU delegation led by the President Obert Masaraure left yesterday in the evening for the funeral of Chirume in Chivhu whose burial is scheduled for today in the afternoon.

Robert Mugabe on Friday capped a diminutive size of 363 graduates and did not give an ear to the pleas of students. The outgoing SRC President Paul Dakarai briefly outlined the quagmires that have hit BUSE to the Chancellor whose reaction proved that the octogenarian ruler is no longer fit to remain in charge of all state universities and the nation. ZINASU needs answers and on Wednesday the leadership will be heading for BUSE to find a solution to this endemic crisis.

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