THE AFRICAN FREEDOM DAY – 54 YEARS ON

THE AFRICAN FREEDOM DAY – 54 YEARS ON »

A reflection of the what freedom means for Africans 54 years on.

What if art could change the world?

What if art could change the world? »

Growing up with a talent well recognized among  millennials is considered exemplary. Art (drawing and graphic design) is one such rare talent among

JUNIOR CHIPOLOPOLO: SHIFTING FOCUS TO THE WORLD CUP

JUNIOR CHIPOLOPOLO: SHIFTING FOCUS TO THE WORLD CUP »

The just ended Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations has brought relief and healing to the soccer fraternity especially to those who have been

OMELO MUMBA: A WALK THROUGH A FLESHPOT

OMELO MUMBA: A WALK THROUGH A FLESHPOT »

Victor Kalalanda investigates the world of the country’s illicit sex trade as part of a series. In this first piece, he goes undercover on one of Lusaka's infamous streets-Omelo Mumba.

WOMEN’S DRESS-CODE: Should there be a standard?

WOMEN’S DRESS-CODE: Should there be a standard? »

Dressing and appearance are thoroughly scrutinized for women in Zambia; if a woman looks too feminine; chances are she will not be taken seriously. The sad truth of the matter is that when it comes to appearance, men are the standard and norm: a man going in town for shopping or to a business meeting does not fear or wonder about being attacked by a mob or being taken seriously based on what he is wearing- a woman does.

“Man-lentines” or Valentines Day?

“Man-lentines” or Valentines Day? »

Every year, on the 14th of February, love is in the air; flowers, chocolates, people dressed in red are an expected spectacle. This

UNZASU BEATING AROUND THE BUSH??

UNZASU BEATING AROUND THE BUSH?? »

The complaints were lodged, they were heard and the response was quick. Usually the acting president Piyo Ndlovu,  popularly known as ‘Tolo’ only

Blesser-Blessee: New name, old reality!

Blesser-Blessee: New name, old reality! »

Blesser-Blesse, has been a buzzword of late among young people, but what exactly is a blesser? Well, a blesser is basically a sugar-coated term

Rich cultural heritage, yet not known to the young generation

Rich cultural heritage, yet not known to the young generation »

28 Jul, 2016
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The history of Zambia having people that lived in caves as a place to lay their heads on is real! The reality of such a time is felt and experienced at the Mumbwa caves as one takes a tour through them.

Economic Diversification is the Answer to Zambia’S Poor Economy

Economic Diversification is the Answer to Zambia’S Poor Economy »

8 Apr, 2014
Focus Point

THE economy of Zambia has been under-performing for a long time now and there is urgent need to diversify the sectors which the economy is dependent on. From the post-independence period to date, the economy has heavily relied on foreign currency earnings from copper which apparently is proving to be unsustainable. It is unsustainable in that the country does not have the manufacturing machinery to process the very copper into finished products. Copper exports amount to approximately 77 percent of the country’s income.