Higher Education Minister Dr Brian Mushimba has announced that the Copperbelt University which was closed indefinitely by his predecessor Prof Nkandu Luo will be reopened on August 19, 2019.

And Mushimba has lifted the suspension of all the students who were cited by the institution.

He has further reversed the expulsion of all the expelled students, reducing their status to suspension.

Meanwhile Mushimba told journalists, Wednesday, that the cost of repair for the damage caused to the Copperbelt University has been assessed and will be shared across all the students as they return.

Details later…