Browsing Archive: August, 2013

Medardo Cardinal Mazombwe dies at 81

Posted by Charles Mafa on Friday, August 30, 2013, In : Religion 

We all know that some day we are destined to die. Yet when the cold hand of death visits us, the shock in us all is palpable. I can’t help but provide some reflections on the death of Zambia’s first indigenous Cardinal, Medardo Joseph Mazombwe. The country has been robbed of a much loved son of the land, the man who preached the word of God to all of us and stood for justice.

I want to take you back to 2010 when in the company of other Zambians, I travelled to Vatican in Rome, Italy to ...

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Chief Mukuni, Zambia and Zimbabwe must work in tandem for tourism

Posted by Charles Mafa on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, In : Tourism 
Snr Chief Mukuni
As Livingstone city gears up to host the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly this August, one man who has been keeping a keen eye on the preparations is Chief Mukuni of the Leya people in Kazungula District. This event is important to the traditional leader because it is being hosted in his chiefdom.

Speaking to the B & R at his Mukuni Palace, 7 kilometres east of the Victoria Falls, the chief said: “In terms of preparations, we are on course...

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Sex workers cruise to UN Indaba in Livingstone

Posted by Charles Mafa on Monday, August 19, 2013, In : Health 

Along the highway that winds to Livingstone, sex workers are cruising. They are converging on the town from all points within Zambia and from across the borders, heading for the hoped-for rich pickings to come from the delegates, staff and others in town for the UN indaba on tourism later in the month.

Already, as night falls in Livingstone, the girls teetering on high heels totter down the street in their mini-skirts with their jackets slipping provocatively off their shoulders. Perhaps ...

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