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Polytechnic reopens  October 5

The Malawi Polytechnic is expected to reopen on October 5 2015, almost two months after it was indefinitely closed following students’ protests over delays in allowances.   In a memo to staff members on Thursday, college registrar Margaret Longwe, said the University Council has approved the reopening date. “I write to inform you that Council has approved College’s…

Students fail to stop Polytechnic closure

Students at The Polytechnic, a constituent college of the University of Malawi (Unima), on Thursday left campus after hours of negotiating with administration to rescind the indefinite closure of the school following Wednesday’s protests. The students on Wednesday protested over the delays in allowances and it took the intervention of the Police to calm them.…