Student Arrested For Being In Possession Of Fake G12 Certificate

Student Arrested For Being In Possession Of Fake G12 Certificate

A FORTY-THREE-YEAR -OLD fourth-year student at Lusaka Apex Medical University has been arrested for being in possession of a fake 1995 Grade 12 certificate. Police have also arrested Precious Tembo, 32, also for being in possession of a fake 2004 school certificate from Parklands School whose examination she never sat for. This is according to […]

Mukuba University Students Get Bursaries

Mukuba University Students Get Bursaries

THE Ministry of Higher Education, through the Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board, has disbursed K2.9 million to 193 first-year students at Mukuba University for the 2019/2020 academic calendar. T h e 1 0 0 p e r c e n t scholarship loans will cover accommodation, tuition fees and book allowance. Project allowance will […]

UNZA Setting Dangerous Example By Honouring Lungu-Siwale

New Labour Party(NLP) leader Fresher Siwale says the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Campus will set a very bad precedence when it coffers a doctorate degree on President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. President Lungu and Zimbabwean President Emerson Mnangagwa are due to be honoured by the University of Zambia for their contribution in promoting good […]

Statements Of Results To Be Accessed Electronically- ECZ

Statements Of Results To Be Accessed Electronically- ECZ

THE Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) will no longer spend K4 million on the printing of statements of results because the document will now be accessed electronically. And ECZ will now award the status of examination centres to all schools recognised by the Ministry of General Education. Addressing journalists in Lusaka yesterday, ECZ director Michael […]

Examinations To Start In Grade 5

Examinations To Start In Grade 5

THE Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) intends to introduce continuous assessments for primary school pupils from grade five to seven. ECZ director-general Michael Chilala said in an interview that the examinations body wants a 30 percent continuous assessment system to be introduced from grade five. “The pupils are expected to earn 10 percent per level […]

Luo Closes CBU

Luo Closes CBU

Higher Education Minister Nkandu Luo has announced the closure of The Copperbelt University (CBU) indefinitely. Government has also announced the banning of student’s unions at the higher institution of learning.  

Be Innovative – Luo Urges UNZA, CBU

Be Innovative – Luo Urges UNZA, CBU

Minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo has implored management at the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University to be innovative and come up with ways of paying workers rather than wholly rely on Government for grants. Professor Luo said grants merely supplement the institutions’ operational costs. She said this in a ministerial statement on Thursday. […]

Government To Reduce School Fees

Government To Reduce School Fees

Fees at all public schools will be reduced next term to increase Zambians’ access to education, Minister of General Education David Mabumba said yesterday. Mr Mabumba said most schools cannot account for the money they collect from pupils as user fees. He said the largest operational cost of any public school is payment of salaries, […]

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