Tag Archives: Malawi Academic Freedom

Chanco closed indefinately

Chanco students during their vigil.

Malawi’s President Bingu wa Mutharika on Saturday
ordered closure of Chancellor College a constituent colleges of the University of Malawi ‘with immediate effect’ due to students vigil pressing
University authorities to resolve the stand-off with
lecturers.
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CONFUSION AT POLY: STUDENTS SENT PACKING DESPITE ANNOUNCEMENT ON RE-OPENING

The Polytechnic has this morning
sent back Continuing
Education Centre (CEC)
students for weekend classes
and some residential
students who were communicated to resume
their classes today and
tomorrow respectively.

“We
have been ordered that
classes should not resume
today until further notice. It’s powers from above and
there is nothing we can do
about it,” one of the CEC
officials a Mr. Supada, told
scores of students who
arrived this morning at the campus for classes.
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