Capital Hill to bankroll re-construction of gutted Mzuni Library

Written by  MBC Online


Capital Hill will bankroll the re-construction of Mzuzu University library, which was gutted in 2015 leading to loss of 50,000 books and 100 computers in the inferno.

What remained of Mzuni Library What remained of Mzuni Library

Mzuni’s Vice Chancellor Professor John Kalenga Saka was quoted by Malawi News Agency on Wednesday that the Government through Public Sector Improvement program has supported the institution with funds to urgently construct the library

He did not disclose the amount of funds, but estimates from American architectures says it might cost upwards of K3.7 billion ($5 million).

Saka said the reconstruction work is set to start within the first quarter of 2020

The university has been using their entertainment hall as a temporary library

Founded in 1997 by the administration of President Bakili Muluzi as Malawi’s second university to increase university student uptake, Mzuni is located in Mzuzu, the northern region’s only city. It enrolls 4,000 students

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