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Zambia: Govt to transform bursaries into loans

Story from the Independent Observer Website
THE Government is in the process of transforming the Bursaries Committee into a Loans Board to help generate revolving funds for the continued support of university students. Education Minister John Phiri told Parliament Friday that the Government had realised that it was not sustainable for it to sponsor all the students who got enrolled into universities. Read More

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Zambia: Teenage pregnancies; Education Minister says the devil is at play

Story from the Lusaka Times WebsiteMinister of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education John Phiri

Education Minister John Phiri says the high number of school girls falling pregnant shows that the devil is at play in the education sector.
Mr Phiri said he is shocked that School Headmasters are proudly releasing figures of pregnancies each time without any shame. He said School Headmasters must take it upon themselves. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: President Sata orders arrest and expulsion of protesting UNZA students

sataStory from the Zambian Eye

President Michael Sata has directed Education Minister John Phiri to expel students protesting against removal of subsidies in fuel and maize. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: Minster of Education advises Universities to be tolerant with Students accommodation issues

Story from the Lusaka Times Website

Copperbelt University
Copperbelt University

Government has advised management at higher learning institutions to be tolerant when dealing with accommodation challenges for students. Click here for the Full Story

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