Ministry of Higher Education Minister, Dr Brian Mushimba has commended the Copperbelt University Management for their focus on improving the quality of Education through infrastructure development. Dr Mushimba who was on a familiarization tour of the University encouraged Management to continue with the good works and that government would help where it could. He said […]

Overcoming Fear

By Mwenga Mweemba Have you ever been in a situation where you feel like giving up? Many people are easily giving up on their dreams close to the finish line. Just because you tried once and did not make it, should not keep you from trying again because of fearing to fail again. Failure does […]


By Emmanuel Muwowo The boy Kamona looked at the mother with great sadness on the face, because the mother was about to leave and go work in a village nearby. Kamona realised that quiet a number of things had to change without the mother around, especially on the part of who had to prepare him […]


By Taonga Bwalya When her name is mentioned to over 5000 teenagers and youths, many, if not all, aspire to be like her. This young medical doctor recently completed pursuing her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) at the University of Zambia and continues pursuing her passion towards adolescents. In 2015, while she was in […]

Gene Editing Technique could transform future

(Partly adapted from Fergus Walsh – BBC Health) CRISPR – get to know this acronym. It’s good to know the name of something that could change your future. Pronounced “crisper”, it is a biological system for altering DNA. Known as gene editing, this technology has the potential to change the lives of everyone and everything […]

Malaria Breath Test Shows Promise

MALARIA BREATH TEST SHOWS PROMISE (Partly adapted from Michelle Roberts – BBC Health) By  Victor Mwila Researchers from Washington University in the United States have started trying out a new and exciting malaria diagnostic test that uses breath odours. They have already tried out a crude prototype breathalyser in Africa. The test was reasonably good […]

School of Business emerge winners of the Annual inter-Faculty Debate

The Copperbelt University School of Business emerged champions during the Annual Africa University Day Inter-faculty Debate. In a tightly contested debate, The School reached the finals after beating School of Natural Resources in the quarter-finals and Copperbelt University Student Union (COBUSU) in the semi-finals.   In second place was School of Engineering that won against […]