UNZA to pay academic staff next week

Police arrest protesting jobless ex-UNZA students
Police arrest protesting jobless ex-UNZA students

The University of Zambia (UNZA) management has promised to pay lectures the excess teaching allowances next week on Tuesday.



The UNZA lecturers have been on a work stoppage since Monday on June 1 demanding payment of the excess teaching allowances.


UNZA Registra Kavwanga Yambayamba said in a Circular addressed to academic staff made available to ZANIS in Lusaka June 5th that the management will pay the excess teaching allowances on Tuesday next week.


Dr Yambayamba appealed to the lectures at the highest learning institution to call off their work stoppage as their grievances are being addressed.


Dr Yambayamba has assured the academic staff that  they will be paid their excess allowances next week on Tuesday  9th June and has since urged them to resume their normal teaching activities on Monday 8th June 2015.


Academic staff at UNZA went on a work stoppage on 1st June and gave the management one month period in which to pay them the  excess teaching allowances.