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STEM+E Forum Russia- Zambia supported digital and space at Mulungushi ICC

1,273 ViewsOn December 13th a STEM+E Forum Russia-Zambia took place at Mulungushi International Conference Centre. The event was organized by the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Lusaka (Representative of Rossotrudnichestvo) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Zambia and was dedicated to 3 industries, working together hand in hand: digital, nuclear and space. […]

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Subsistence Economy

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Subsistence Economy

1,384 Viewsby Brian Mulenga To even begin to debate whether education is necessary for success is to show that we are in a backward, poverty stricken subsistence economy where value addition is not necessary. If the Mexican Cartel hire MBAs and use computers in their drug trafficking business one wonders how in Zambia going to […]

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University deploys security guards as invigilators, as lecturers go on strike

1,849 ViewsZim- Desperate authorities at Lupane State University deployed security guards as examination invigilators this week after lecturers went on strike, reports Newshawks. The lecturers, who are owed money from last year, have vowed not to return to work until the university pays them. “The University had agreed to pay us for marking the dissertations […]

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Poor budgeting will fail the free education dream

1,603 ViewsThe poor budgeting allocation to education sector will fail the free education dream. By Amb Emmanuel Mwamba For the first time in twenty years, the education sector has received the lowest allocation of 10.4 per cent of the National Budget. The relative share of the 2022 Budget to the education sector budget is at […]

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CCPC express concern over schools forcing parents to buy uniforms from selected suppliers

1,268 ViewsThe Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) says it has noted with concern the growing tendency of some school who are in the habit of directing or forcing parents or guardians to purchase school uniforms and books among other strictly fromselected suppliers or their schools And the Commission has cautioned all schools that are […]

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Students drags ZIALE to court for excluding them from writing legal practitioners qualifying exams 

1,484 Views Forty eight students have dragged the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE) Council to the Lusaka High Court over its decision to exclude them from writing the Legal Practitioners Qualifying Examination course. In a notice of appeal filed in court, Cheleman Nshitima and 47 others stated that the Council’s decision of December […]

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No uniforms to be sold in schools, government insists

1,794 ViewsAs the nation gears up for schools reopening, the government has insisted that no school uniforms are to be sold in schools. The government recently postponed the reopening of schools to the 24th of January citing rising Covid 19 cases. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education has urged schools which are selling uniforms to desist […]

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All Grade 7 pupils pass 2021 Exams, schools reopening postponed

2,532 Views Zambia has registered 100 per cent pass rate for grade 7 pupils who sat for the 2021 examination. This means that all the 409441 candidates who sat for the exams are progressing to the next stage. Apparently, minister of Education Douglas Siakalima announced the news, saying it is a positive development. Meanwhile, schools […]

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Zambia has 45,000 teacher deficit- says government

2,977 Views Minister of Education, Douglas Syakalima says the ministry is putting mechanisms in place to ensure that when a teacher is deployed to a particular area they should operate in that locality. Apparently, Syakalima says that way the teacher shortage in most schools will be reduced. He says with the recruitment of 30- thousand […]

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Mutati launches centre of excellence for science in Kasempa

4,261 ViewsTechnology and Science Minister Felix Mutati has said technology and innovation is the new normal which Zambians must begin to embrace as new way of life. And Mutati has commissioned the K3 million 1 by 4 classroom block which will be the Centre of Excellence for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Kasempa […]

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