The Zambia ICT & Pay Expo 2015

The ICT & Pay Expo is here again!! Africast is the mastermind behind this annual event. In 2015 the Zambia ICT & Pay Expo (ICTP2015) will take place 27th - 28th February. And Mulungushi International Conference Centre is the place to be. This is the 3rd and most exciting Zambia ICT & Pay Expo, bringing together two allied sectors: Information and Communication Technology and the ever expanding Electronic Payments sector. Because the two complement each other so well, Africast has merged them into this one landmark event. Read More

See red and scream Valentine’s

Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day is fast approaching and it's time to get on board for those who celebrate love. Single, dating or married, Valentine's is for everyone! We all have someone we love so you don’t have to be alone this Valentine's day. Apart from the traditional bouquet of roses and box of heart shaped chocolates, a gift is a great exchange that two people can cherish. It’s not a contest so it doesn’t have to be too expensive or extravagant. What matters is the effort and the thought you put in. Here are a few tips to help you enjoy your Valentine's day: Read More

Chamboniza Bedding opens at East Park Mall

The Christmas season is well and truly underway. Christmas trees are up, fairy lights are twinkling, presents are wrapped and the celebrations and excesses of the season have begun in earnest. Preparing for the Christmas celebrations can be overwhelming, calling for quality rest and sleep - at least 8-10 hours each night. That means a good bed with a mattress you won’t regret sleeping on. And Christmas day afternoon will see a lot of us taking a serious and well-earned nap after the festive feast - again calling for a quality bed and mattress. Read More

So who needs supplements?

Do I eat healthy? That's a question we all need to ask ourselves. Umoyo Natural Health held a supplements workshop with Kim Otteby, Umoyo's founder and director as the speaker on Thursday 18 Dec 2014. Entitled “Do I need supplements?”, the workshop highlighted the things that effect the healthiness of the food we eat, such as poor soils in which the food products are grown, unripe foods, food storage, food processing and lastly how we cook it! Read More

Prime commercial property for sale in Lusaka

This superb property for sale in Lusaka is an  investment opportunity as a lodge, executive offices or other commercial use. Buildings are currently approximately 80% complete but open for viewing. Property location Property is in Rhodes Park, Lusaka, along Tito Road and close to the corner of Church Road Five minutes drive to embassies, Government departments, hospitals and city centre Read More

The amazing 2014 Zambian Art and Design Show

[caption id="attachment_33470" align="alignnone" width="550"] Two intrepid show goers appear to be heading for the natural skin care stand ...[/caption] The eighth Zambian Art and Design Show took place on a bright Sunday morning - 7th December 2014. As early as 7:30hrs exhibitors and show goers were lined up at the front gates eager to see what the show had in store for them. This year's show had exhibitors from all over the country, and others from Zimbabwe and Malawi. Read More

The annual ‘Swim for Nsumbu’ event

Swim for Nsumbu is an open water swimming event on Lake Tanganyika created to bring attention to the challenges facing Lake Tanganyika - challenges caused by overfishing, climate change, poaching and general environmental degradation. The 2014 swim for Nsumbu was a continuation of similar events held in 2012 and 2013. Read More

Lusaka Markets #ZedVideoProject launches

Thanks to Kickstarter, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the Lusaka Markets Video! You can read this #ZedVideoProject fund raising story here and here. We take full responsibility for the delay in the launch and sincerely apologise for the time it has taken. We received the completed video towards the end of September and then had to carry out some edits. You can view the final version by clicking the play button below. This video was made possible by some very special backers We especially thank two major sponsors Read More

Fay Designs showcasing in Paris on Oct 25 2014

Organisers of the Africa Fashion Reception have for a second time selected Faith Mulenga Kabende of Fay Designs to showcase her collection at the fashion show in Paris on Saturday Oct 25 2014. (In July, Fay participated in the Abuja Fashion Show courtesy of the same organisers.) Apart from representing Zambia, Fay will be among 30 designers from across Africa. “I am very excited. They (the organisers) said they were very impressed with what I showcased last time. They invited me for the second time and I am ready to showcase haute couture, ready to wear, shoes, bags and jewellery,” Fay said. Together with 29 other African designers, Fay will be showcasing her designs at the Salle Wagram in Paris. Read More