A personal view on what freedom means in Africa

Zambia Golden Jubilee logoWe are well into 2014, Zambia’s golden jubilee year, with Independence Day just around the corner. It seems like a good time to reflect on what freedom in Africa means today.

There has been much progress on that front. We all know that Zambia has been celebrating its independence since 1964. There have been many ups and downs, even since my arrival in Monze Hospital in 1981. But there are many more battles to be won … Continue reading

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A short history of Livingstone accommodation

Owner of the Guest Mate Inn, General Kapawa shares some history on the town of Livingstone, Livingstone accommodation, and the background and aims of the Livingstone Lodge and Guest House Association. Continue reading

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The Give Movement Journey


Sandy Salle, owner and founder of Hills of Africa Travel and co-founder of the Give Movement Journey gives us a stunning write-up on the Give Movement Journey, what inspired her to start it, her experiences last year, and last but not least, how participants can join …. Continue reading

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A reflection on Zambia’s 50 years of Independence

A reflection on Zambia`s 50 years of Indepence

As we prepare to celebrate Zambia’s 50th year of Independence, I would like to share my personal thoughts on the subject.

Is Zambia really developing as it should?
Zambia is one of the developing countries in the southern region of Africa, making its way to being developed and with a real potential to develop to a high standard. But Zambia’s Independence Day is not so important to me because I feel that most countries that achieved independence after Zambia are doing much better than Zambia. Continue reading

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Healthy foods for healthy bones – by Umoyo Natural Health

Image credit: Sean Justcie/Corbis

Image credit: Sean Justice/Corbis

Is your body acidic or alkaline? and why should you care?
We’ve all been taught that milk helps to build healthier bones. But it turns out this is just not true. Milk actually contributes to an acidic environment in the body creating weak bones and an optimal environment for disease. In fact most of the foods we eat are acidic, leading to acidic bodies. Continue reading

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