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CBU reduces students’ damage charge from K1,500 to K150 THE Copperbelt University (CBU) management has rescinded its decision to charge students K1500 for damages they caused during riots.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 […]

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 […]