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‘Opposition toothless’

By GEORGE SINKALA – THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has made a scathing attack on Zambia’s opposition for failing to render credible checks and balances on the ruling New Dawn Government to help address some of the challenges affecting the nation.And Copperbelt University (CBU) staff union president for senior staff and allied workers […]

ZAM calls for enhanced value chain among manufacturers

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has called for more enhanced value chains among manufacturers to help boost their businesses.ZAM president Ashu Sagar said improved value chain among manufacturers was critical for peer learning, knowledge sharing and ensuring sustainable supply chains to develop the sector.Speaking in Kitwe during a public discussion […]

Debt deal to restore Zambia’s macroeconomic stability – experts

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and KETRA KALUNGA – MORE economic experts have stated that the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the government and the Official Creditor Committee (OCC) will help restore Zambia’s macroeconomic stability.Speaking in separate interviews, Edina Litana said the agreement would have a positive impact on interest rates and the foreign […]

Mining sector: Engine for economic development

THERE has always been a belief that the mining sector can offer more in terms of contribution to the local economy that it is currently doing.This is through stronger participation of local people in the mining value chain to get more economic benefits beyond jobs and tax revenues.Drawing more local suppliers on stream will require […]

CBU to harvest 5,000 kgs of fish

By JANE MWANSA – THE Copperbelt University (CBU) intends to harvest 5,000 kgs of fish from its farm run by the School of Natural Resources.CBU acting head corporate affairs Christabel Malama said so far the department of zoology and aquatic sciences under the School of Natural Resources harvested 700 kg of fish.Read more

Arrest sex abuse in learning institutions

REPORTS linking lecturers in sexual misconduct is not only disturbing but is of grave concern and needs urgent attention.It is worth understanding that sexual abuse in learning institutions is diverse in its dynamics and can range from forcible assault, unwanted groping, inappropriate propositions and seduction as well as soliciting and exchange of sexual images and […]

2 CBU dons in sex-for-grades scandal

By JOSEPH BANDA – TWO Copperbelt University (CBU) lecturers have been arrested in Kitwe for corruptly soliciting for K5,000 or sexual gratification from two female first year students to enable them pass examinations.Daniel Mwanza and Henry Mvul...

‘Battery mineral value chain life-saving’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – A Copperbelt University of Zambia (CBU) don has described the electric mineral battery value chain being spearheaded by Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a life-saving technology.

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Over 2,000 CBU first year students get loans

By BRIAN HATYOKA-THE Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board (HELSB) has awarded student loans to 2,125 Copperbelt University first year students for the 2022/2023 academic year.

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Economy on right growth path – HH

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and JANE MWANSA –PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the Zambian economy is on a growth trajectory because of a strong leadership at the helm as the country starts meeting membership payments to multilateral institutions such as the United Nations (UN) among others.Read more

Copperbelt University to Re-Open

[Times of Zambia] Copperbelt University (CBU) will re-open on August 19 and suspensions slapped on six students have been lifted, Higher Education Minister Brian Mushimba has announced.

Copperbelt University Lecturers Refuse to Go Back to Work

[Zambia Reports] Unionised Workers at the Copperbelt University are disappointed management announced the date for reopening the University without addressing the many issues affecting the institution among demands that Prof. Naison Ngoma is removed.

Copperbelt University Workers Wonder Why Varsity Should Re-Open

[Zambia Reports] The Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has asked management to explain why students should report to school when the university reopens on Sunday despite unionised lecturers making it clear that they will boycott classes as ...

Copperbelt University Staff Want Vice-Chancellor Removed

[Zambia Reports] With the Copperbelt University set to re-open on Sunday, unionized workers have submitted a 126 page dossier to government detailing reasons Vice-Chancellor Prof. Naison Ngoma should be removed.

University Boss Demands Apology From Erring Workers

[Zambia Reports] Embattled Copperbelt University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Naison Ngoma has asked unionised workers suspended by management to apologise for alleged gross misconduct.

CBU Lecturers Warned and Cautioned Over Locked-Up VC

[Times of Zambia] POLICE on the Copperbelt have warned and cautioned 10 Copperbelt University (CBU) lecturers for unlawful confinement of Vice-Chancellor Naison Ngoma following a protest last week.

Police Move to Arrest Copperbelt University Workers

[Zambia Reports] Copperbelt University lectures are being interrogated for unlawful confinement of vice Chancellor Prof. Naison Ngoma for allegedly failing to management the University.

CBU Workers Snub State House Aide

[Zambia Reports] Unionised workers at the Copperbelt University yesterday snubbed State House political advisor Kazier Zulu and Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu when a meeting was called to find a solution to problems affecting the institution.