MINISTER of Higher Education Nkandu Luo says Zambia should consider research and the study of witchcraft as a science that can be used productively for the benefit of the country.
Professor Luo said Zambian scientists can learn from the South African counterparts who have commenced studies in witchcraft in some universities.
The minister said this here yesterday during the commemoration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development dubbed: ‘Recreating interest in science, technology and innovation’.
“I could not help but think of witchcraft when I saw a mobile phone put into a box and it turned into a lady’s pant!” she said in reference to a stunt performed by a magician at the ceremony held at Livingstone Museum.
Prof Luo said President Lungu’s administration has placed high premium on science endeavours to