Tongogara High School is a government-run high school in the rural areas of Chief Nhema in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe which offers classes up to A-level.
Shurugwi, formerly Selukwe, a small town and administrative centre in Midlands Province, southern Zimbabwe, located about 350 km south of Harare; population 16,138. The town was established in 1899 on Selukwe goldfield, which itself was discovered in the early 1890s not long after the annexation of Rhodesia by the Pioneer Column.
Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. The capital and largest city is Harare and the second largest being Bulawayo. A country of roughly 16 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most commonly used.
As one of the many post-independence secondary schools to be built in Zimbabwe, it was named after a famous freedom fighter, Josiah Tongogara, as an honour to his exploits in the Rhodesian Bush War. The school is situated in the homeland of the former fighter. It is only 15 km from Chachacha business centre, 18km from the iconic Chinogwenya village and the District Heroes Acre. The first A-level enrollment was in 1989. Boarding facilities were extended to the lower grades from 1990. There is also a continuing education program for those who would like to advance their education.
Josiah Magama Tongogara was a commander of the ZANLA guerrilla army in Rhodesia. He is the brother of current Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's second wife, Jayne. He attended the Lancaster House conference that led to Zimbabwe's independence and the end of white minority rule. Many expected him to be the first president of Zimbabwe, with Robert Mugabe, head of Zanla's political wing, ZANU, as prime minister.
The Rhodesian Bush War—also called the Second Chimurenga and the Zimbabwe War of Liberation—was a civil conflict from July 1964 to December 1979 in the unrecognised country of Rhodesia . The conflict pitted three forces against one another: the Rhodesian government, led by Ian Smith ; the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army, the military wing of Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union; and the Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army of Joshua Nkomo's Zimbabwe African People's Union.
The school has produced notable graduates who have gone to make a different both at home and in Zimbabwean diaspora. This school is located in Mvura village. Students at this school usually go to Mvura Seventh Day Adventist church because it is nearer, and it is believed that almost everyone in Mvura Village is an Adventist. The church has been very supportive in grooming the students. Graduates from this school who have gone far: Burombo Mudhumo, Upenyu Mzimbani, Jotham Zvinongoza, Chamson Matanda, Mapingire, Dry Mativenga, Felix Mutasa, Tapiwa Dobo and Munyaradzi Dobo - the twins who are qualified chartered accountants, Comfort and Armstrong Mvura who are believed to have left the school for diaspora and have been supportive to all the residents in the village. The most respected teachers were Mr. Chikondo the headmaster, Mr. Madhina, Mrs. Bere, Mr. Musvavairi, Mrs. Musvavairi, Mr. Maharani, Mr. Sanudi, Mr. Shumba, Mr. Hlerema, Muhlahlo and Mr. Tandavara.
The first students to attend the school were 120 coming from Matamba Primary, Mavedzenge Primary and Tumba in 1982. The First Headmaster was Mr. W Chikumba assisted by Mr. Munhumeso, Mr Matongo and Mr Gombingo. Mr Chikumba was succeeded by Mr. C Magoma, Mr Makamure, Mr. Chikondo and Mrs. Musvavairi. The first O Level were of November 1985, and the first intake for A Level was in 1986. Tongogara was once headed by Amai Mangoma the headmistress.
On the 23rd of October 2019, there was a fire incident which reduced the boys hostel to ashes. The origins of the fire were unclear, it is believed that someone left his candle burning as there was no electricity due to load shedding. On the 24th of October 2019, Unki mine offered accommodation to all the boys in the boarding and also to transport them to school every morning until the hostel is completely restored.
Kwekwe High School is a high school in the city of Kwekwe, in the Midlands Region of Zimbabwe. It was known until 1982 as Que Que High School. The school motto is Non Sibi Sed Omnibus. Kwekwe High is an co-ed interracial school that offers education from Form 1 up to Form 6 and offers sports such as rugby, cricket, tennis, basketball, swimming, field hockey, netball and volleyball. The school was founded in the early twentieth century, and was a combined primary and secondary school until the late 1920s when it was separated. At its inception the school mainly served the children of white employees of the Globe and Phoenix Gold Mine and of industries based on nearby deposits of iron and chromite, along with the children of local white farmers and ranchers. The school was opened to students of all races in 1980. It has some 1,500 students and 50 teachers, with six of them teaching mathematics. The class sizes are usually between 40 and 43 students per class.
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Eaglesvale Senior School is a Christian, co-educational independent, boarding and day school situated on an estate approximately 100 acres in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is 12 km south west of the Harare Central Business District. It shares the same estate with Eaglesvale Preparatory School which is the primary school.
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Shurugwi District is located in Midlands Province, southern Zimbabwe.
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Rusununguko Secondary School is situated under Munyanyi village in ward 10 under Chief Ndanga in Shurugwi District. The school was established in 1981 after the end of the liberation struggle and the gain of independence of Zimbabwe. It attained its name 'Rusununguko' which is a Shona word to mean freedom which the country got after the independence on 18 April 1980. Before its establishment, the only school which was in this area was Ndawora Primary School, the then St Pauls primary during the liberation struggle.
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Dhlemiti Primary School is a government-run school situated in Tokwe 3 Resettlement areas of Chief Nhema in Shurugwi District which is under Midlands Province in Zimbabwe. It offers grade 1 up to grade 7. Before its establishment, the area belonged to Mabel Farm and to its south was a farm that belonged to Blessing Farm and to its north was a farm that belonged to Stanely. As one of the many post-independence Primary Schools built in Zimbabwe after the Lancaster House Agreement and land distribution program in Zimbabwe, it was named after a hill called Dyemiti a Shona name meaning eating trees. The mountain has scattered trees and its the source of Mutevekwane and Mutevekwi rivers which run along the Chironde Range which is also part of the Great dyke of Zimbabwe and where Unki Platinum mine is situated. This school was established in 1986 and it is situated 60 kilometers eastern side of Shurugwi town and 90 kilometers southeast of Gweru which is the city of Midlands Province.
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