NATIONAL Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ) executive director Aaron Chansa says newly-recruited teachers should not ask for transfers after six months but stay in the rural areas and work. In an interview, Chansa said government should put in place strict measures to prevent an exodus of teachers from rural areas. “The process was above board and we are happy that finally the names are out. Yes, equally the number is slightly above what was announced, 30,400 is not a small number, it’s actually historical. It’s unprecedented, it has never been done by any past government. So, it’s important that we commend the President, the Minister of Finance and the Ministry of Education and the entire team for actually…...

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