23 Zambian teachers dismissed for sexually abusing, impregnating pupils

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No less than 23 Zambian teachers were rejected for sexually mishandling and impregnating students in 2016, Zambia News and Information Service announced Saturday.

The Teaching Service Commission in Zambia said the teachers were rejected for having intercourse with the understudies and impregnating others from January to December 2016.

The commission is a semi government office that directs all matters identified with terms and states of educator administrations.

Jennifer Chiwala, the commission administrator, nonetheless, said that two territories, Lusaka and Luapula, did not record any instance of sexual manhandle of students.

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"As of January to December 2016, an aggregate of 23 teachers were expelled out of which 13 were rejected for having sexual relations with of students, while the other 10 were rejected for impregnating understudies,'' she said.

As indicated by her, examinations have been propelled concerning the sexual mishandle of understudies by teachers and that a far reaching report will be issued after the examinations.

"In January, a few students at a young ladies' school in northern Zambia whined of sexual manhandle by teachers, a move that brought about outrage, driving the administration to dispatch examinations.

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"Up until this point, a few teachers have been suspended at the school after they were embroiled of executing the pattern by the students amid examinations." (Xinhua/NAN)

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