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UNZA ranked among top best universities in Africa

3,681 ViewsThe University of Zambia (UNZA) has improved its continental ranking. The university is now ranked the 18th best in Africa, this is according to the UniRank 2020 African University Ranking. The good news was revealed by Higher Education Minister Brian Mushimba who is elated by the development, who added that UNZA has been improving […]

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Twenty people arrested for forgery, impersonation during GCE external exams

3,135 ViewsThe Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) working with the Zambia Police Service have apprehended Twenty (20) people in Lusaka, North-Western and Eastern Provinces for suspected forgery and impersonation. The arrests happened during the on-going General Certificate of Education (GCE) and Grade 9 External Examinations which started on 31st August 2020. This follows an intensive […]

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EducationUSA-Zambia 2020 targets scholars from less privileged families

2,229 ViewsThe Embassy of the United States of America says it is happy to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2019 EducationUSA Zambia Scholars, while welcoming the arrival of the 2020 Scholars who will begin the process of applying to U.S. universities. The Embassy says building on the success of the program, EducationUSA Zambia will expand […]

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Chibombo School teachers threaten to quit over, witchcraft related thefts

4,228 ViewsTeachers at Chaboma Primary School in Chibombo District are threatening to abandon the school over increased mysterious thefts targeting them. School Head Teacher, Clement Saka says teachers are being haunted by unknown people who are making them fall fast asleep before breaking into their houses to steal. He added that almost all the teachers […]

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National Home-Grown Meals strategy for schools launched

2,832 ViewsThe government through the Ministry of Education has launched the 2020/2024 National Home-Grown Meals strategy for schools. Minister of Education David Mabumba says the strategy is aimed at reaching a target of two million school children. He explained that government will ensure successful implementation of the strategy by decentralising the procurement system to enable […]

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Chongwe working towards lower teacher-pupil ratio

2,787 ViewsChongwe Member of Parliament Japhen Mwakalombe says there is need to reduce the teacher-pupil ratio in all schools for effective learning, amid the need for social distancing in order to curb the spread of coronavirus. Mwakalombe said he is working closely with teachers and community members in the constituency, learners should be provided with […]

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NAQEZ doubts reopening of schools this year for non-exam grades

3,154 ViewsNational Action for Quality Education in Zambia ( NAQEZ) Executive Director, Aaron Chansa has said he doubts the possibility of school re-opening for non-examination grades. He said this is due to inadequate equipment that can allow more learners while observing COVID-19 health guidelines. In a statement just released, Chansa noted that a number of […]

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UNZA officially re-opens for graduating classes

2,764 ViewsThe University of Zambia (UNZA) is now back to business. The institution has officially re-opened for graduating students after being closed for almost three months due to the Coronavirus pandemic. UNZA Head of Communications and Marketing Brenda Bukowa explained that fourth year students and those that are in their 7th year in the school […]

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UNZA reopens for graduating students

2,369 ViewsThe University of Zambia (UNZA) is re-opening today for graduating students after a long break owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The University announced recently, that all exam classes would be opened so that graduating students are not disadvantaged. Non-graduating students will continue with online sessions, until it is safe for them to re-open also. […]

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UNZA to re-open for face to face learning for all postgraduate students on Monday 29th of June 2020.

2,939 ViewsThe University of Zambia (UNZA) has announced the re-opening for all post graduate students for face to face learning, practical sessions and research on Monday 29th of June 2020. UNZA stated in a press statement just released, that the re-opening is being made after consultations with the relevant authorities and in line with health […]

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