STUDENTS At CBU Sleeping in Corridors

Following the ban of squating at the copperbelt university by the new Vice Chancellor, first year students have been sleeping in corridors for they have nowhere else to go. Students at CBU as well as UNZA have been squating for over a decade and half now because of the accommodation crisis faced at the two highest institutions of learning in Zambia. The new VC diceded to ban squating this year following an attempt to do so which failed last year. this development has affected the entire CBU students’ populance, for no alternatives have been provided to them.

Already, most of the boarding houses that are near the campus are full. When students protested on wednsday,the minister of education said  that this issue does not concern him, and that student will have to resolve it with the university council (which is chaired by the seme VC)

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22 Responses to STUDENTS At CBU Sleeping in Corridors

  1. gloria Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 9:35 am

    someone is trying to bring order at sanity at CBU and you want to fight that. Accept positive change.. viva VC

    • 1chiko Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 9:44 am

      which sanity? put yourself in the shoes of the first year students who are sleeping in corridors.

    • Iwe Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 10:33 am

      OK, so moving people out of their rooms into the corridor is called sanity?

    • trevor Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 10:35 am

      have you been through that?

    • Umupandapwiti Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 11:34 am

      You have posted nonsense my friend.

  2. 1chiko Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 9:37 am

    i am very disapointed with the response of Dr Phiri .Being the minister of education, He is supposed to be a father of students. Shame on you old man. For you Prof Ngoma, i am beginning to question your professorship with that unrealistic thinking. Squatting is not about economics were you make assumptions. otherwise apapena wabwelapofye.

  3. kwalella Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 10:16 am


  4. Rupiah Banda Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 10:33 am

    I have fired the Dr Phiri and the VC….amambala imwe

  5. sad face Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 11:16 am

    ……..Why can’t thy go home are thy homeless!!! Go to your mothers than sleping outside or maybe its hot!!!!

    • Umupandapwiti Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 11:39 am

      You sound like someone who barely knows the importance of education.

    • Makes sense Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 8:56 pm

      They should go home?? That’s your solution? Really Sad Face?

  6. kamangoche Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    CBU is like a prison. You really have to be tough when you become a student there. Life is so misearable.

  7. ZIT MONK Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    gloria chikala chobe,,do u know wat we students pass through at ZIT? *star know call *

  8. NIKITA Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    Sad indeed!Now is the time to involve the man of action,honourable Sata becoz the students have no voice and are in fact invisible in the chancellors eyes!

  9. ben2020 Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    Almost 50 years after independence with only 2 substandard universities and the population of 13 million.There is something seriously wrong with our brains we have totally failed to govern ourselves.I personally went through this situation and i understand what it feels like.The issue is not lack of accommodation,it is lack of higher learning institutions.

    • mc Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 2:59 pm

      i see sense in wat youre saying,the question is having more govt universities because two are not just enough with zambias growing population!tru dat!

    • IronHide Reply

      April 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm

      Well said……….problem is Zambia is run by “utukote” who are busy getting greedy and in-fighting

  10. borat Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    Lack of common sense is building six new more univeristies before addressing the challenges that the only two existing ones have. CBU has more than enough land for infrastructure development.

  11. Comfort Reply

    April 18, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    so da students wud rather be packd lyk sadines in thoz tiny rooms of theirs as opposd to lukn for proper housn outside campus beta stil others can comute.aint ur ungratefu arses givn allwnces.besides dis institute of kaponya learnin shud enrol acordin to capacity..otherwise there a numbr of othr universities offern beta services in zambia.credibility of whch iz nt fairly considered.if u cnt afford fee payn-js shut up n do busines.

  12. mali Reply

    April 19, 2013 at 11:49 am

    @comfort, u have no value of education I can assure you, and sorry for your ignorance, do u know what a mother goes through during birth, rather your birth. if she gave up the pain u would have shiting rubbish there. students want bright future, for one to gain good life one goes through hell. so just shurt up fool. Instead of sympathising you are vomitting rubbish.

  13. Comfort Reply

    April 19, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    @Mali jus bin waitn for a fool lyk urself to bark.wats labour pains got to do wit squaters.bfore u throw ur stinkers anyhw use ur virgn mind to offer solutns.all thez pipo hav to do z lodge else wer.sum o dem dnt evn deserv to b ther.

  14. laka laka Reply

    April 19, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    pipo plz. one man’s decision is not reason enough to make us start playing cat and mouse aginst each other…instead we must think wisely and unite to come up wit a solution, student or not we are all human..if you remember the story of Johan(bible) u wud understand that history is repeating it self and we shud react the same way. in this case Jonah(VC) is on our ship(CBU) we gata throw him offshore on sea for us to land safely or else it will be one storm after the other…VAIVA DATA VAIVA””

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