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forty teachers vanish Shiwang’andu

Forty teachers have left various schools in Shiwang’andu District from January to date. Shiwang’andu Education Board Secretary Annie Mutambo says this has led to a shortage of teachers in the district. Ms. Mutambo says most teachers who come from urban areas request for transfers a few months after being posted to rural schools. She was…

BETUZ expresses disappointment

The Basic Education Teachers Union of Zambia -BETUZ- is disappointed with some teachers for alleged involvement in examination malpractices during the General Certificate of Education -GCE- examinations. BETUZ Spokesperson, Kabika Kakunta says it is unfortunate that some teachers were involved in examination malpractices. Mr. Kakunta says it unacceptable that teachers who should be in the…

Chiteme assures former leaders

Minister of National Development Planning Alexander Chiteme has assured traditional leaders in Central province that the region will continue receiving equal share of infrastructure development. Mr Chiteme says Central Province has huge potential which can only be unlocked if it has modern and efficient infrastructure. He says it is the desire of government to see…

Govt to heart of attention on rural challenges

Vice President Inonge Wina says government remains committed to addressing various challenges for people in rural areas through construction of better road. Mrs. Wina says this is why government has continued to create more districts across the country for better road links through the link Zambia projects. The Vice President was speaking when she met…

Zambia our 2d home- Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says most people in his country consider Zambia as their second home. Mr. Ramaphosa says this is because Zambia provided shelter to many South Africans liberation heroes during the fight against the apartheid regime. He says his country got its freedom from the apartheid regime largely due to the contribution…

Zambia factual on Biti

State House says Zambia did not breach any International Law when it handed over former Zimbabwean Minister of Finance, Tendai Biti, to that country’s authorities. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says the government did not deport Mr. Biti but simply handed him over to the Zimbabwean authorities after…