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 farms. The following figures are based on the 2015 Population Census figures: Table 1 District…
As to the origin of the name KITWE, one of Kitwe’s senior citizens, Mr Cobrey JBK Chiumya explains:….
John F. Kennedy said of Dag Hammarskjold: “I realise now that in comparison to him, I am a small man. He was the greatest statesman of our century.”
Kitwe has produced a lot of musicians over the years. We’ve had outstanding talent in jazz, pop, rhumba, hip-hop, religious, folk, world music and many more.
“I’ve been in Zambia for four days now. The first day was a bit of a whirlwind. My first 8 hours in Zambia after over 30 hours of travel time were spent visiting the Lusaka office meeting my boss, flying up to the Copperbelt, and meeting………….”
Review “[A] moving study.” — Independent (UK) –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Once lauded as the wave of the African future, Zambia’s economic boom in the 1960s and early 1970s was fueled by the export of copper and other primary materials. Since the mid-1970s, however, the…
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