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Higher Education Authority wants varsities free from politics


Higher Education Authority (HEA) Director-General Kazhila Chinsembu says the institution will ensure that universities are focused on their core business.

“We shall ensure that the university remains a physical and cerebral space free of party politicking and power relations,” Professor Chinsembu said. During the engagement meeting with vice-chancellors of public universities at Lusaka’s Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka last week, Prof. Chinsembu said university autonomy and accountability may not be mutually exclusive.

“As long as public universities continue to receive government subventions, accountability to government and steering by government will remain a legitimate ambition and a legitimate course of action. It is that simple CLICK TO READ MORE


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