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Emirates A380 says “Namaste Mumbai”

Airline marks first A380 service connecting Dubai and India Emirates, which flies daily direct from Lusaka to Dubai and Harare, has commenced its first scheduled Airbus A380 service to India with a daily flight between Dubai and Mumbai. EK500 took … read more »

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Mr and Miss Black Beauty UK 2014 Crowned

TASHIAN SHAW, 22, from Birmingham and Tameka Saul, 21, from London, were crowned Mr and Miss Black Beauty UK 2014 at the first staging of the unique pageant at Walthamstow Town Hall, east London, earlier this month. The winners were … read more »

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UK IMMIGRATION: Credibility now key assessment in UK asylum claims

ON MARCH 26, 2013, the UK Court of Appeal handed down a ruling in which it had occasion to consider the recent past and present position regarding Zimbabwean asylum seekers. The case is referred to as SS and others. In … read more »

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UK Singer Emeli Sande thanks her Zambian roots

EMELI Sande has thanked her Zambian roots for influencing her musical talents. The Heaven singer, whose mother is English and whose father is Zambian, grew up in the UK, but African culture largely influenced her during her childhood. She revealed: … read more »

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Zambia at Travel and Adventure show in the US

By Ben Kangwa The recent Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show held at the prestigious Washington DC Convention Center attracted enthusiasts and experts from around the world to talk about the best that the tourism industry offers. It was one … read more »

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OPERA PREMIERE TRIUMPHS IN LUSAKA

Fifty-strong cast showcases local talent Music-lovers, opera buffs and Zambia’s glitterati turned out in droves for the world premiere of Damyna, Damyna at the Lusaka Playhouse last week (April 3-5). The cast received a standing ovation from the delighted audience … read more »

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SHOWBIZ HISTORY UNEARTHED IN LUSAKA

Orchestra pit given new lease of life A fascinating piece of theatrical history was uncovered this week with the reopening of the Lusaka Playhouse orchestra pit for the first time in many years. The nerve-centre of musical performances is believed … read more »

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SPECTACULAR NEW OPERA TO DEBUT IN LUSAKA

Fifty-strong cast showcases local talent More than 50 classically trained Zambian musicians and singers will perform in the world premiere of a new contemporary opera at the Lusaka Playhouse next month. The OperaZ Orchestra, Kanon Choir and Team Jiva dancers … read more »

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LAVISH BOOK SHOWCASES ZAMBIA’S EMERALDS

Zambia’s emerald resources and the spectacular esteem in which they are held worldwide has come to the fore in a new glossy book launched in London recently. The 318-page hardback coffee-table book, entitled Emerald, features 400 colour illustrations and is … read more »

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