Funding fails poor, costly education: UDC�s Boko


The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) says the current administration has turned education into an agent of social division and entrenched inequality albeit at a very hefty cost.

Leader of Opposition, who is also UDC president, Duma Boko told Parliament this week that under his regime, education would be restored to its liberation role and regain utility.

Boko was responding to Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Kenneth Matambo’s Monday budget presentation.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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