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Nudist restaurant opens in Paris

3333 ViewsNudism is a movement that definitely divides opinions. On the one hand, supporters think it’s a nice that everybody could just be free and learn to accept their bodies for what they are. On the other hand, others think there’s some things that are better left to the imagination and some people you’d really […]

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Magande’s memoirs: A big gathering under the Musikili tree

1338 Views“In June 1972, I was transferred to the head office of the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) in Mulungushi House and I shifted to Lusaka, where I stayed at the Longacres Lodge. I was told to immediately prepare for departure to Uganda, to attend a course at Makerere University aka ‘The Hill’ for a […]

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Magande’s memoirs: My entry to Civil Service

1134 Views“As instructed, I reported at NIPA on 2 January 1971 and met a number of other graduates to get more briefing on the novel induction course and to sign documents relating to employment in the Civil Service. One of the important ceremonies we went through was the swearing of the ‘Oath of Secrecy’, that […]

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Origination of “the depth of my footprints”

1532 ViewsOnce I had become familiar with the grazing grounds for our cattle and goats at the age of seven years, Simwaale, my father decided that it was time for me to take the animals in the bush, alone. On my first day, I took the animals far away from home. The tranquillity of the […]

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Magande’s memoirs: My parents sold eggs to raise my school fees

1576 ViewsFormer Finance Minister Ng’andu Peter Magande in his memoirs writes: “I continued to do well in class and this greatly pleased my family, who successfully struggled to have money ready for school fees each year. I recall many times when they sold not only the eggs but the chicken as well to raise the […]

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From Magande’s memoirs: My experience at School

1323 Views“The infrastructure at Chikankata Mission was being expanded to provide for space for the introduction of secondary school classes and also additional medical services. Among the new facilities were additional dormitories, classrooms, laboratories, new wards at the hospital, and a new large dam. We had an exciting development when the school completed the construction […]

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Magande’s memoirs: My first day at School, I wondered why people needed lights in the night, time for sleeping

1387 ViewsI spent the afternoon surveying the school grounds. As nightfall approached, I looked forward to seeing the lights along the streets and in houses. I was amazed that it never got dark as the lights came on immediately the sun disappeared. As I admired the brightness, I wondered why the lights were needed when […]

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2018 Kuomboka ceremony date set

2001 ViewsThe Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has officially announced 7th April as the date of this year’s kuomboka Ceremony. Ngambela (Nyambe Mwenda ) announced the date yesterday in Limulunga Royal village. . This years kuomboka ceremony will be marvelous . For those who are planning to enjoy and have a full package of excitement and […]

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From Magande’s memoirs: I was frustrated by my father’s attitude

1152 Views“Nakanjoli, my kind and generous mother gave me lessons on many subjects and household chores. Early in life, I learnt of the value of the extended family relationships as my mother kept three of my cousins. She highlighted the need for me to be a role model in behaviour being the eldest child in […]

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From former Finance Minister Magande’s memoirs: I dropped into the deep water

1426 Views“The demise of Simalambo resulted in some changes to the administration and physical setup of the Mwiinga Cibuyu Village. Grandfather Matongo succeeded Simalambo as the Village Headman. He also inherited most of the assets including the cattle and the gun from his elder brother. The new headman was a cool tall gentleman, who was […]

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