FORMER Minister of Education Geoffrey Lungwangwa says it’s extreme short-sightedness for the teachers union to call for the removal of History and Religious Education from the school curriculum. Recently, Professional Teachers Union of Zambia Chairperson for North-Western Province Mwepu Kakunta called for the removal of the two subjects from the school curriculum, arguing that they did not add to the development of the country. But in an interview, Wednesday, Prof Lungwangwa said no society would develop without the knowledge of its history as it was the basis upon which the present and future would develop. “That is extremely short-sighted because no society can develop without the knowledge of its history. History of the past is the basis upon which we…...

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