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Love Letters in a Kiss

A Poem by Denny Moonde: I hope you read them all The flow of my heart therein Our young hearts pounding Feelings; a guiding star Our love olive solid Love letters sound better spoken, But timely words get twisted, Meaning…

Copperbelt Province Statistics

Copperbelt Province Statistics

Zambia’s mineral rich Copperbelt continues to reveal new deposits of other precious metals. The population of its ten districts is now approaching 2.5 million people. Lufwanyama and Mpongwe are the largest districts. Mpongwe boasts some of the region’s largest commercial…

Franco’s Message, From Beyond the Grave

Franco-Attention na Sida

2015 saw the emergence of an aggressive strain of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV) called CRF19 (Circulating Recombinant Form). While the older HIV virus can lead to AIDS(Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome) in six to ten years, CRF19 accelerates the rate to…

BEMBA LESSON 28 – LIVING ROOM CONVERSATION

This lesson brings together some phrases you can use in the course of an evening with friends and family in your living room. The topics covered include welcoming a guest into the house, offering a drink, talking about the TV,…

iSchool

Mark Bennet - iSchool founder

Wisdom is an ability to use other peoples’ experiences and life lessons to improve our own experience through life. It is not in everybody’s interest to spread this kind of knowledge, however. The marketeer jealously guards the sources and prices…

Creating Smiles

A smiling baby

When was the last time you smiled? Who made you smile? When was the last time you made someone smile? Can you make another person smile today? A smile is an expression of a beautiful emotion. It does not cost…

Kitwe – Before and After Photos_1

Coronation_Square_Kitwe_Kaunda Square2

Kitwe City/Kaunda/Coronation Square – 24 November 2014 Kitwe has changed over the years. Photographs are an interesting way to show and compare these changes. If you are visiting Kitwe after some time, you will notice how congested the town centre has become. This…

Bemba Lesson 27: Emergencies

Emergency Bemba Phrases

In this lesson you will learn some phrases that will come in handy in emergency situations. It will help you to understand what someone may be trying to communicate to you in an emergency. It can also prepare you to communicate…

MAP OF KITWE – 1961

MAP OF KITWE - 1961

The map of Kitwe as it was in 1961 is a historical gem made available to KitweOnline and to all our readers and educational institutions in Zambia by Dave Cooper, the founder of Great North Road website. Zambia was then called…

Kitwe’s War Memorial

Kitwe War Memorial

An Empty Grave(Cenotaph) at Kaunda Square There was no Facebook, Twitter or other Social Media, so the civic leaders of Kitwe City Council carved a message in stone in the middle of Kaunda Square(formerly known as Coronation Square). A cenotaph was…

Monica Musonda – Entrepreneur

Monica-Musonda

Monica Musonda, the CEO of Java Foods Ltd talks to future entrepreneurs at Bongo Hive. Her inspirational advice in February 2014 is just as relevant today as it was then. Wheat is a Zambian export because Zambia grows more wheat…

Do you Know Any New Bemba Words?

Student cartoon

“Last night I saw something that I have never seen before. A young woman took a smooth stone out of her bag. She touched it and it started glowing in the dark. She pointed at it and the face of…

Catalogue of Trucks on Sale in UK

Scania with curtainsider trailer

IMPORT YOUR TRUCK FROM UK THROUGH KITWEONLINE We are able to source vehicles for you and to handle your shipping and customs clearance for door to door delivery. Alternatively, we can ship your vehicle to Walvis Bay or other port…

KITWE'S HISTORY

Kitwe’s War Memorial

Kitwe War Memorial

An Empty Grave(Cenotaph) at Kaunda Square There was no Facebook, Twitter or other Social Media, so the civic leaders of Kitwe City Council carved a message in stone in the middle of Kaunda Square(formerly known as Coronation Square). A cenotaph was erected outside the Kitwe Civic Centre when it was still located in what is now…

Mutondo House, Then and Now

KITWE CHANGES What is Mutondo house now? Just in between the Kitwe Civic centre and ZIBSIP College, is a two-storey building laced with copper rails around its entrance. If you go further inside you would notice that all door handles are made of pure copper. Mutondo house was the name of this massive former ZCCM…

Kitwe Monuments – Mposa mabwe Statue

The story behind Kitwe's Mposa Mabwe Statue On Kitwe’s Matuka Avenue and in the middle of the road, between Chermopharm chemists and Mama Africa shop, there is a real human size stone throwing statue commonly known as Mposa mabwe (“stone thrower”) by the local people of Kitwe.  One may ask why the statue was erected…

Who was Al Malik?

  STORIES BEHIND KITWE STREET NAMES  Have you ever wondered about the story behind your street name? Every street name tells a story. All streets and buildings in Kitwe that are named after people were deliberately named in order to remind us of our rich history. Some streets are named after Sports men e.g. Yotham Muleya Road…