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Primary And Secondary Schools

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 18 May 1961

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10.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many primary and secondary schools, respectively, there are in Northern Rhodesia for Africans.

There are 1,543 lower primary schools, 460 upper primary schools and 26 secondary schools.

I thank my right hon. Friend for that reply. Is he aware that Moscow Radio recently broadcast the statement that there were only eight schools for 3 million Africans in Northern Rhodesia? Will he do his best to see that his Answer receives maximum publicity?