Part Of NORTEC Land Sold To Businessman

Part Of NORTEC Land Sold To Businessman

THE Ndola City Council, in collaboration with Ministry of Lands, has allegedly sold part of the land belonging to the Northern Technical College (NORTEC), which was reserved for construction of hostels. The land has allegedly been sold to a prominent businessman in Ndola. This came to light when Higher Education Minister B r i a […]

Stay Away, Mushimba Urges UNZA Students

Stay Away, Mushimba Urges UNZA Students

MI N I S T E R o f H i g h e r E d u c a t i o n B r i a n Mushimba is saddened by the behaviour of University of Zambia (UNZA) students who demonstrated against violent attacks on foreigners living in South Africa. The minister has […]

Cashbuild Assists Eight Schools In Zambia

Cashbuild Assists Eight Schools In Zambia

Eight schools in Lusaka, Zambia, were the lucky winners of the Cashbuild Art-at-Heart competition and their prize now allows them to improve school facilities.  The schools each won a Cashbuild building material voucher to the value of K12,000 which was handed out at the opening ceremony of the new Cashbuild Waterfalls Mall store on the 21st of August 2019. Kamanga […]

No Meal Allowances For Students – Mushimba

No Meal Allowances For Students – Mushimba

MINISTER of Higher Education Dr Brian Mushimba says the government will not reintroduce allowances for students in universities. Dr Mushimba has also called on universities to live within their resource baskets than always relying on government to pay their bills. The minsiter has also warned politicians and those with sinister motives to fight their battles […]

CBU Reduces Students’ Damage Charge From K1,500 to K150

CBU Reduces Students’ Damage Charge From K1,500 to K150

CBU reduces students’ damage charge from K1,500 to K150 THE Copperbelt University (CBU) management has rescinded its decision to charge students K1500 for damages they caused during riots. The students will now pay K150 each. CBU academics union President Derrick Ntalasha confirmed the development. This comes after intervention from Minister of Higher Education Brian Mushimba. […]

Contractor Must Re-Do Mukuba University Hostels – DC

KITWE District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu has appealed to the Ministry of Higher Education to summon a contractor who built hostels at Mukuba University for alleged poor workmanship. In 2007, Government had engaged China Jiangxi to build the hostels and additional classroom blocks at K74 million and they were recently commissioned by President Lungu. Speaking at […]

Mushimba Reopens CBU And The 6 Suspended Students Brought Back

Mushimba Reopens CBU And The 6 Suspended Students Brought Back

AFTER an indefinite closure for over three months which has affected the students’ academic calendar, the Copperbelt University (CBU) will finally reopen on August 19 this year. On April 5, then minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo indefinitely closed the institution following violent protests by students. The learners ran amok and damaged property after the […]

Don’t Be Like Luo Who Destroyed Universities-ZCTU Warns Mushimba

Don’t Be Like Luo Who Destroyed Universities-ZCTU Warns Mushimba

By Tetiwe Mweemba The Zambia Congress of Trade Union(ZCTU) says newly appointed Higher Education Minister Brian Mushimba should not follow the footsteps of her predecessor Nkandu Luo who devoted most of her time fighting and frustrating  students of Copperbelt University and University of Zambia(UNZA) despite being a product of the later learning institution. ZCTU Deputy […]

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