New Zambian Varsities On Course

Construction of new universities and upgrading of existing ones has reached advanced stages with the Government re-directing contractors to ensure that the works are done within the stipulated time frames.

Education Deputy Minister Sydney Mushanga said in an interview in Lusaka yesterday that the construction of the Mulakupikwa University was 95 per cent complete and the facility would be handed over to the Government in due course.

"The upgrade of Palabana, Chalimbana, Nkrumah and Mulungushi universities is at different stages and the works are on course.