The Copperbelt University (CBU) says it has a deficit of PHD Engineering lecturers and will soon advertise for such positions in Ethiopia.
CBU Vice Chancellor Professor Naison Ngoma said this in Addis Ababa yesterday when he paid a courtesy call on Zambian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Susan Sikaneta.
This is contained in a statement to ZANIS today signed by First Secretary for Press and Tourism at the Zambian High Commission to Ethiopia, Dorcas Chileshe.
Professor Ngoma said in the statement that Addis Ababa University is one of the institutions in Africa with many PHD holder Engineering Lecturers and that CBU feels it can benefit from such skills.
In 2011 the CBU and Addis Ababa University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which, among other things, aims at promoting the exchange of knowledge and skills among students , lecturers and researchers.
Professor Ngoma is in Ethiopia to make presentations on Peace building at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) at the Addis Ababa University.
And Zambian Ambassador to Ethiopia Susan Sikaneta commended the CBU and Addis Ababa University for signing the MOU meant to build capacity between the two countries.
Ms Sikaneta assured the Professor that the Zambian Mission in Addis Ababa will facilitate as much as possible to ensure that CBU benefits from the highly skilled Engineering lecturers from Ethiopia.
She said that her Mission was ready to facilitate the process of advertising for the jobs through the Ethiopian media.