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A call made to invest in domestic tourism

1,904 ViewsThe Tourism and Arts Minister Ronald Chitotela has called on students from institutions of higher learning to consider investing in domestic tourism, hospitality and promote the country as a great tourist destination. Chitotela said the tourism sector is now being considered more economical than the social sector because of the value addition chain involved. […]

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Zambia joins universe commemorate WTD

1,933 ViewsThe country is today joining the whole world celebrate the World Tourism Day. World Tourism Day is an annual event established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) “to foster awareness of tourism’s social, cultural, political and economic value and the contribution the sector can make in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals”. The […]

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Man murdered for destroying ‘Gule Wamkulu’ shrine

4,080 ViewsA 33 year old man of Vwala village in Chief Chikuwe of Kasenengwa District, Eastern Province has been burnt to death for allegedly burning down a Gule wamkulu secret shrine called “Dambwe”. It is alleged that Chipateni Soko, set ablaze the grass fenced shrine, a thing which angered the men who practice the traditional […]

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Brazilian tourism firm, seeks to partner government

1,986 ViewsA Brazilian company that promotes tourism in Africa has expressed interest to partner with the Zambian government in promoting its natural wonders in South America. The Brazilian Premier Tourism Club selected Zambia as one of the tourist destinations in Africa in the new online marketing project after learning of the country’s rich tourist attractions. […]

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KNOW YOUR CITY: What is that building?

2,547 ViewsIn our inaugural focus on prominent buildings we look at the Society House, a 20 storey multipurpose development located on Cairo Road in Lusaka, a major business district in the city. This building was constructed during Zambia’s golden era, a decade of the 1970s when the copper industry in the country was booming. However, […]

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Places to go in Northern California

2,896 ViewsFrom historic State’s museums to amazing small towns and scenic beaches, Northern California has a lot to offer to people of all ages. Located in the northern part of the US, it is known for its vast coastline, iconic sights, soaring peaks, and recreational areas as described further below.Small Towns in Northern CaliforniaHere are […]

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Victoria Falls water level rises by 57 per cent

2,225 ViewsWater levels at Victoria falls had increased by 200% as of 27th May 2020 compared to last year’s flow on the same date, says the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA). According to the authority, the recorded flow is 57% higher than the long-term average river flow for Victoria Falls, the Authority has said in a […]

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Lungu reopens, tours Victoria Falls, says country needs to adapt to climate change

2,662 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has reopened the Victoria Falls to the public which was closed due to the outbreak of Covid 19 pandemic. He also noted that Zambia needs to adapt to climate change in order to sustain the tourism sector’s contribution to the country’s national economic development. A state run publication which acompanied him […]

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Water recorded in Victoria falls to take nine weeks to reach Kariba- ZRA

2,892 ViewsThe Zambezi River Authority says the high water level recorded at the Victoria Falls in Livingstone is yet to reached the Kariba Dam. ZRA Chief Executive Officer Munyaradzi Munodawafa made the remarks to President Edgar Lungu, who toured the dam today. He said the high water volume seen at the Victoria falls will take […]

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THE CLASS OF 1993: Zambia remembers national team that perished in plane crash

4,224 ViewsIt was a moment of silence today, as the country remembered its fallen football heroes, the class of 1993. The day almost passed unnoticed because of the coronavirus pandemic which is making headlines world over, for the wrong reasons. On the evening of 27 April 1993, a DHC-5 Buffalo transport aircraft of the Zambian […]

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