Parents at the Tennyson Hlabangana private high school were notified by text message of the ban.
“The danger of doing this is that there is no method to control the alcohol content,” Michael Dube, a chemist, told the Zimbabwe Chronicle newspaper. “Their beer might have high alcohol levels, which may be a threat to their health.”
Parents in Zimbabwe has been having problems with underage drinking. Just last month a “Vuzu” party was raided by police and as many as 224 students were arrested, some as young as 13 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest city.