2 UNZA students start plaiting hair to make extra money

2 UNZA students start plaiting hair to make extra money »

8 Aug, 2015
Features

BEING a female student at a university is challenging as one tends to have many material needs, of which some cannot be entirely met by guardians. This calls for one to be financially disciplined and find responsible ways of earning income as one pursues their studies. In order to supplement their daily needs and partly take off a load of financial burden from their parents’ shoulders, two University of Zambia students have ventured into a hair plaiting business.

East Park Mall Construction Workers bemoan unsafe working conditions

East Park Mall Construction Workers bemoan unsafe working conditions »

28 Jul, 2015
Business

East Park Mall Construction Workers have complained about the unsafe  conditions of their working environment. Construction Worker Felix kangwa revealed that most of them work without safety wear which puts their health at risk and is contrary to the laws of Zambia. Mr Kangwa complained that he feels sick while on duty due to him working without the safety wear.  

UNZA Graduation Gowns Patented

UNZA Graduation Gowns Patented »

7 Jun, 2014
Business

The University Of Zambia (UNZA) management has warned gown traders to avoid duplicating the new patented graduation gowns. In an interview with Lusaka star, UNZA Public Relations officer Stanslous  Chewe said management has patented the graduation gowns to curb unauthorised reproduction. Mr Chewe said the general pattern of the undergraduate gowns has been changed and the official logo slightly altered.

The “Chitenge” : Traditional yet trendy

The “Chitenge” : Traditional yet trendy »

11 Dec, 2013
Features

IT is something that Zambians and even most Africans in general have known to be conservative and traditional.   From Sunday church service to initiation ceremonies or at home as a sign of respect, the famous "chitenge" material has always been worn as a typical traditional garment.  

TODAY’S FASHION: CREATIVE OR JUST PLAIN CRAZY?

TODAY’S FASHION: CREATIVE OR JUST PLAIN CRAZY? »

5 Dec, 2013
Features

WE see fashion trends evolving over the years, which are basically just old trends revived, but evolving nevertheless. As one walks into a clothing store to pick an item of clothing, one can see various designs ranging from simple to outrageous all in the name of creativity. The fashion industry is getting extremely competitive as designers strive to remain on top of the game, but some of these designs seem to be overdoing it.

Don’t just say it: Wear it!

Don’t just say it: Wear it! »

24 Sep, 2012
Columns

Weird as they are, these outfits are more than just clothes. They are the brainchild of creative minds. They are voices. Put another way, these clothes are a form of advocacy.