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The TEDxLusaka Story

TEDxLusaka began as a small event of three speakers in 2011 and 2013. Both of these events were organised by a small group of like-minded individuals, with funding from their friends and families. In 2016, the TEDxLusaka brand had grown significantly enough to be the curtain-raising event of the AfDB Annual General Meeting held in Lusaka that May. Over 1200…

JUST IN: Lusaka Woman Delivers Four Babies at the Women and Newborn Hospital

A 25-year-old woman has given birth to four babies at the Women and Newborn Hospital. UTH Public Relations Manager Natalie Mashikolo has told Mwebantu and identified the woman as Martha Mwansa of Silverest. “Today, the University Teaching Hospitals has scored another success story after a Lusaka woman Martha Mwansa, aged 25 of silverest delivered four…

A diverse and culturally rich African continent is a bedrock for storytelling

Opinion Editorial: Yolisa Phahle, CEO of General Entertainment for MultiChoice Group More than 1 000 languages are spoken across the continent and this diversity means we have great stories to tell. Yolisa Phahle, the CEO of General Entertainment for the MultiChoice Group, explains how the time for African voices to receive the exposure and representation…

ACC arrests two civil servants in Kasama for corruption practices involving K18,000

THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested two civil servants in Kasama for corruption practices involving K18,000. Northern Province Fisheries and Livestock Coordinator Joseph Chiti aged 42, and Central Statistics Office Regional Statistician Danny Muchimba aged 36 have been jointly charged with one count of Theft by Servant. ACC Corporate Affairs Officer Christopher Chibanku has disclosed…