The Ministry of General Education has recruited 2,009 teachers out of 27,000 applicants country wide. Briefing the press in Lusaka yesterday, acting Minister of General Education Elizabeth Phiri said though the 2018 budgetary allocation for teachers recruitment included 2,000 teachers, a surplus of 9 were included. “The 2018 budgetary allocation for teachers recruitment was for 2,000 teachers, however 2009 teachers were recruited. The recruitement that was conducted in 2018 and the 2,000 names that where selected out of the process stand as they were,” Phiri explained. She also urged people who fell victim to fake appointments on social media to report to the appropriate authorities. “I’m aware…that some people took advantage of the period between the consultative period and now…...

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