There was a time when the number of cars in Lusaka city was equal to the population of Malawi country wide. The present condition however, is pathetic for Zambian motorists as the country seems to have more cars vis-à-vis roads, causing never ending traffic jams and congestion. To help matters, the Zambian government launched the Pave Zambia 2000 Campaign, a project aimed at constructing more roads in the country.
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.
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.
There were three monks coming from the centre after a drinking spree. As approached Africa Hostels, they heard some noise from one of the cars in the car park. They decided to check what was happening and fortunately or unfortunately, they saw people having sex in the car.
Every year, Zambia and the rest of Africa celebrate African Freedom Day which falls on 25 May. On this day, the resounding words are about honouring freedom fighters, but issues of cultural freedom from the west are usually not prominent.