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The Depth of My Footprints: My trip to US, UK with Chikwanda

2107 Views“In April 1979, Fred Kazunga of the Ministry of Finance, and I, accompanied Minister Chikwanda (ABC) on a whirlwind tour of the USA, Canada, Britain, and Belgium to solicit for funds for agricultural development in Zambia. During the trip, we discussed with officials of the USA State Department, World Bank and Africare in Washington, […]

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Bride weds few days after crocodile bit her arm off

2048 ViewsA BRIDE has today described how her arm was hanging on by just a piece of skin after a savage crocodile attack just days before her wedding in Zimbabwe. Zanele Ndlovu, 25, was dragged into the Upper Zambezi River by an eight-foot Nile crocodile during a canoe trip which almost ended her life had […]

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New app makes restaurant bookings easy

882 ViewsDineplan has launched South Africa’s first instant booking platform for restaurants. It is an innovative app that enables patrons to now browse and instantly make restaurant reservations according to customer ratings, specific cuisines, availability, name, area or even by current location. The team behind Dineplan wanted to make it easy to secure and manage a […]

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A touching story

2102 ViewsA girl by name Fatima went to school in the neighbouring village where she wasn’t known well. For three weeks, she came to school late and every time the teacher punished her. On the fourth week, Fatima didn’t attend school at all and many thought she had ​GIVEN UP​ on school due to the […]

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KK marks 94

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KK marks 94

1441 ViewsJoin us in wishing Happy Birthday to the Father of our Nation, Dr Kenneth David Kaunda who turns 94 years today. Founding President 1964 to 1991. Happy birthday papa!

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Nudist restaurant opens in Paris

3566 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

1469 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

1249 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”

1703 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

1712 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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