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Bantu Babel

Bantu Babel – Zambian Language Translation

Bantu Babel is an African Language Translation app. Translate words and get translations of useful survival phrases in popular African languages, on your mobile phone. Bantu Babel has a collection of useful travel/survival phrases for the most common situations, conveniently organized into different categories. Available in: Bemba, Kikaonde, Lozi, Lunda, Mambwe, Nyanja, Tonga, Tumbuka Bantu Babel […]

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Republic of Zambia Home Page

Republic of Zambia Home Page

A preview of the official Republic of Zambia page is now online. The intent of the site as described on the home page is, “Welcome to the official Government of the Republic of Zambia Web Portal for all government transactions, services, and information. The Web Portal, which is the “front office” vehicle through which integrated […]

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WACS

ZAMTEL connects to WACS, SAT-3

According to TeleGeography, Interesting Facts: WACS (West Africa Cable System) is a submarine communications cable linking South Africa with the United Kingdom along the west coast of Africa that was constructed by Alcatel-Lucent. The cable consists of four fibre pairs[1] and is 14,000 km in length, linking from Yzerfontein in the Western Cape of South […]

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Google Maps Zambia

Google Maps for Zambia Gets Better

According to the Official Google Africa Blog, walking directions in Zambia have been improved. To get walking directions, try one of the following: Click Get Directions, enter a starting and ending location and click Get Directions. In the search field, enter a from-to statement (example: from Nyayo House to Anniversary Towers) and click Search Maps. Click […]

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Zambian Blogger Network

Zambian Bloggers Network

A community of bloggers in Zambia has come together to network under the Zambian Bloggers Network with the help of Africa Interactive Media (AIM). This follows the lack of a network of bloggers in Zambia who can work together to bring reports from blogs and other social media platforms by practicing citizen media. Bloggers are […]

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Web 2.0 Training Zambia

Web 2.0 Learning Opportunities

Venue: In Service Training Trust (ISTT), NRDC Campus, Chelstone, Lusaka, Zambia Dates: Course1: April 16-20; Course 2: May 14-18; and Course 3: June 11-15, 2012 Technological innovation is taking place at a breath-taking pace. Simple, open source internet-based applications and services designed to enhance on-line collaboration are now available to the wider public at little or […]

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