Tuesday 30th May 2017

Latest Features

CSOs back State on mine taxes
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CIVIL society organisations (CSOs) in Zambia have called on Government to remain resolute on the new mining tax regime as the decision will positively impact the country’s economic growth. In a sta...
Carol of the Day
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9 Days until Christmas day! This is what we are singing today:   Angels we have heard on  high Angels we have heard on high Sweetly singing o’er the plains, And the mountains in reply Echoin...
Carol of the day
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With 10 days until Christmas Day Open Zambia brings you the carol that we are singing today:     "Mary's Boy Child" Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible said Mary’s boy child Jesus C...
Celebrating the Jubilee
As we celebrate 50 years since Independence Open Zambia takes a quick look at the celebrations planned for the occasion, as well as at how some of our brothers and sisters from the region have marked ...
Open Zambia celebrates 50 years of Zambian independence
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***Celebrate 50 years of Zambian independence with Open Zambia!*** In the run up to Zambia's Golden Jubilee, we will be giving away FREE Open Zambia T-shirts to those of you with the best answers t...
Elephant Epic 2014
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................the countdown begins , 10 days to go until the migration  ! The Elephant Epic MTB cycle from Lusaka to the lower Zambezi ! This cycle race is scheduled to take place on the 16th Au...
Open Zambia Reviews: Fredor
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We're always excited to read your reviews - keep them coming in! Fredor - London, UK I have been living in London for 5 years now, and although I’m very much at home here I can’t help but mi...
Kicking off the World Cup 2014
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Rio de Janeiro is all set for the month long Fifa World Cup Tournament 2014 to begin. With 32 teams prepared to kick off, 12 stadiums primed to perfection and 64 matches waiting to commence, the capit...
The Power of the Party Manifesto
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FODEP (Foundation for the Democratic Process) released a report on the role of party manifestoes in our democracy this week. Based on a questionnaire conducted in Chipata, Choma and Ndola, the report ...
Open Zambia explores: The Kabwe Cranium
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Zambia has an incredibly rich archaeological record, that spans a huge amount of human history. There are several sites from the African Iron Age that have been important for understanding the spread ...
Open Zambia meets: Elephant Epic 2014
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‘Dust off your bikes and join the migration - let's do it for conservation, education and Zambia!’ This week Open Zambia met Wendy Moolenschot, one of the founders of the Elephant Epic MTB cycl...
Open Zambia Meets: Burning Youth
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Burning Youth are one of Zambia’s most celebrated reggae outfits, formed way back in 1982 in Kitwe Copperbelt province. Open Zambia caught up with them this month to ask some questions about what th...
Open Zambia Meets: Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project
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Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project is a community centre and school that provides hope for the future of many women, orphans, and grandmothers. ‘Behind the walls of the centre they find peace from...
Open Zambia Reviews: Mining Contribution Reports
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Yesterday saw the launch of the first independent survey of the mining sector’s contribution to Zambia at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka. The report was a source of good news for the county’s cof...