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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…

Bemba Lesson 26: Human Anatomy

Human_Skull

PARTS OF THE HUMAN BODY The aim of this lesson is to list the names of body parts in Bemba. Human anatomy is fun to learn. In this lesson you will learn the different words that describe various parts of the human…

What I Got for Christmas

Christmas present

When I was a little boy, my father and mother never gave me a Christmas present. Nobody in my village got Christmas presents. Not even the chief. If you think my parents did not love me, it is because you…

The Best of Zambian Music by DJ Flo Kid

DJ Flo Kid - Best of Zambian Music 4

The Best of Zambian Music Volume 4. Two hours of non-stop Zambian pop music. Here’s the list of the 37 songs: Chishala – Pentagon Feat. B1 Walipusanako – Afunika Feat. Tiyamike Mandu – Mampi Feat. B1 So Beautiful – Macky…

Bemba Lesson 25: Describing Places and Space

Bemba Lesson 25 - Adverbs of Space and Place

Adverbs of Place and Space Space and places are described using different adverbs. In some cases, more than one word is available. Where this is the case, the words are here separated by a coma. Examples show how the words can…

Bemba Lesson 24 – Nouns and Adjectives

Bemba Lesson 24_Nouns and Adjectives

In this short video lesson, we will look at the way adjectives are used in Bemba, as compared to English.   A noun is a part of a sentence that names a person, place, thing, idea, action or quality. Examples:…

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…

What is a PONG?

Mana_benditatuluz

You probably don’t know what a PONG is because I just made the word up to describe an enhanced way of sharing our experiences using technology. This emerging phenomenon was not possible ten years ago. A PONG is a poem, song…

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…