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Archive | September, 2007

Timeline of Major Historical Events in Zambia

1873 May 1, David Livingstone (60), British physician, explorer (Africa), died in Chitambo, Zambia. His body passed through Zanzibar for a funeral in London in Apr 18, 1874. 1891 Jun 11, Portugal assigned Barotseland, now in Zambia, to Britain and Nyasaland becomes a British protectorate. 1938 J. Desmond Clark (d.2002) became curator of the David […]

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The History of Zambia

The Great Rift Valley, which cleaves the earth from the Lower Zambezi River in Southern Zambia to the headwaters of the River Jordan in Egypt, is now known to be one of the cradles of the human race, and Zambia’s present population lives on lands that have been inhabited by our forebears for almost uncountable […]

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Zambian Kwacha Currency Conversion Tool

There are various currency conversion tools available to convert your currency into Zambian Kwacha but perhaps the most widely and accepted tool is provided at the Universal Currency Converter. According to the Bank of Zambia site on 26th September 2007 the exchange rates were: Currency Buying Selling US Dollar 3,875.92 3,895.92 GB Pound 7,820.07 7,861.20 […]

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Is AIDS & HIV An Apartheid Upgrade?

On Tuesday September 18th, 2007. The Toronto community radio presenters: Kuthula Matshazi and Shadya Yasin had founder of AfriDAD (a non governmental organisation dealing in development, aid and debt in Africa) Hannilie Zulu, on air. Hannilie Zulu, who has argued that HIV & AIDS do not exist, has argued that the HIV testing kits, the […]

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Adventuring in Southern Africa

Adventuring in Southern Africa: The Great Safaris and Wildlife Parks of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Malawi, Lesotho, and Swaziland

Southern Africa – long famous for the oldest and best-managed game parks on the continent is becoming increasingly popular as an adventure travel destination. In the 1990s the number of visitors to the region nearly doubled, to more than 6.5 million tourists per year, as adventure travelers abandoned traditional safari sites in Kenya and Tanzania […]

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Zambia The Bradt Travel Guide

Zambia: The Bradt Travel Guide

Zambia remains the best place in Africa for walking safaris, offering unparalleled opportunities to see elephants and other wildlife thanks to the expertise of local guides. But Zambia has much more to offer: vast tracts of open bush, Victoria Falls and the little-explored expanses of Bangweulu Swamps are just a few of the attractions for […]

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