14 May 2016

Zambia: South Schools to Open After Cholera Outbreak Is Contained

Schools in Monze and Mazabuka districts will finally open after having been delayed due to the outbreak of cholera.

The Ministry of General Education had put the re-opening of the schools in the area on hold after cholera had been reported in some parts of the Southern Province.

Ministry spokesperson Hilary Chipango announced that the schools had been given the all clear after assessment of the situation on the ground.

A joint team of ministries of health, education and local government did an assessment and agreed that it was right to re-open the schools after the cholera situation in the province had been contained.

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