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Author Archive | Leonard Nelson


Today, there are more than 6,912 languages spoken in the world. Out of these languages, Zambia has 70 recorded languages (i.e. Ambo, Aushi, Bemba, Bisa, Chikunda, Cishinga, Cokwe, Gova, Ila, Inamwanga, Iwa, Kabende, Kaonde, Kosa, Kunda, Kwandi, Kwandu, Kwangwa, Lala, Lamba, Lenje, Leya, Lima, Liyuwa, Lozi, Luano, Lucazi, Lumbu, Lunda, Lundwe, Lungu, Luunda, Luvale, Makoma, Mambwe, […]

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Zambia Linux Counter

Though not very accurate, it’s interesting to note that according to the Linux Counter, Zambia needs 2 more users to pass Uganda, Tajikistan and Senegal and become number 124 on the ‘Where Linux Users in The World Live‘ list.

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The OpenSourceZambia site is now live. OpenSourceZambia exists to promote the knowledge and use of open source software in Zambia. Open source software presents many benefits to users, from the low cost of acquisition (it is typically given away free), to the security advantages of having the source code available, to the fact that those […]

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New Forum for Open Source: OSZ

For the latest information and news about open source software in Zambia, and to meet people using FLOSS and hear about their experiences, take a look at OpenSourceZambia. OSZ is dedicated to promoting the knowledge and use of open source software in Zambia. Apart from monthly meetings in Lusaka, we are also trying to formalise […]

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Open Source Meeting in Lusaka

We are happy to announce the next [email protected] Conference. The International Conference on Free and Open Source Software “Smooth integration of Open Source Software into existing software environments” will take place on the 18th and 19th of October 2005 in the Taj Pamodzi Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia. The Registration Process for the Conference participation ends on […]

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