Dar es Salaam, Feb. 4 -- THE government has banned the use supplementary books in all schools across the country with content that goes against the national morals, traditions and childrens upbringing.

The ban involves both public and private schools registered in the country.

The development comes a few weeks after the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology directed education officers and quality controllers to visit all schools and libraries to identify unethical books being used by the institutions. The directives follow complaints by some stakeholders that some books being used in some schools are bad content.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Dr Francis Michael said the list of supple...