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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…

Video of Kitwe in the 1960s

Kitwe in 1960s video - kitweonline

A Video from the Huntley Film Collection The Huntley Film Archive Collection is a private UK library of documentary film dating back to 1895 and contains varied footage from the United Kingdom and the rest of the world. There are over 80,000 titles. This archive includes, among others, footage from Northern Rhodesia(now Zambia), Southern Rhodesia…

My Zambian Memories

Senior Teacher, Chamboli Secondary School: September 1966 – November 1972 As the plane gradually lost height on its final approach to Ndola airport I could see the African bush beneath the plane’s wings, stretching away into the distance.  As far as I could see there was nothing except a few trees and red earth together…

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.