PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says he used to eat well when he was a University of Zambia student because of meal allowances, arguing that “maybe that’s why the quality of education was better”. And President Hichilema says he is keeping an eye on the progress made in ensuring that married civil servants are reunited. Meanwhile, President Hichilema says the recruitment of 4,500 teachers in 2023 will help reduce the pupil-teacher ratio. Addressing teachers during the Teacher’s Day celebrations at Showgrounds, Wednesday, President Hichilema wondered how anyone could remove meal allowances. “Learning and teaching environment must be improved in all schools, all the colleges, this is our commitment. Shall I repeat what was said in [the] budget speech in Parliament? I want…...

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