Minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo says she will soon issue a policy statement to eradicate fake degrees.
Professor Luo says it is not right for people to fake or buy degrees for their own benefits.
She says people should be truthful and acquire these educational qualifications in a prudent manner.
She has since put to task the Zambia Qualification Authority to bring to book individual who are faking or buying degrees and other educational qualifications.
Professor Luo was speaking at the Mulungushi University 9th graduation ceremony.
She adds that the methods of giving out bursaries and loans has changed and will now be done at provincial centres.