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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 is one reason the City Council has laid out plans to open up land across…

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…

Down Memory Lane – Kingston Bookshop, Kitwe

Kitwe City Square-North East view-KitweOnLine

What is where Kingston Bookshop was? Kitwe changes. If you have been gone from Kitwe for over 17 years now, you will find some places have changed their names. Other places have not just changed names and ownership, but also their structural outlook. Do you remember Kingston? Kingston was one of largest distributor of Books…

The History of Kitwe


Next time you walk down the street, wherever you are, take a good look around you. You are watching history from a privileged front seat. The sights, sounds and smells around you are the ingredients of a historic time capsule. Someone down the line will look back one day, and wonder what it was like to walk where you are walking today.