Take things as they come. But try to make things come as you would like to take them. — Curt Goetz

Vision Aid Overseas – Helping the World to See

  ||    19 August 2014
Sight is one of the precious gifts that the almighty God has bestowed to humans and, of course, other members of the animal kingdom. Sadly, however, many lose it because they lack access to facilities where they can receive help when eye problems start.

The Many Faces of the Zambia International Trade Fair

  ||    5 August 2014
During the past 50 years the Zambia International Trade Fair has seen significant transformation in terms of exhibition and gate charges – but mostly to the displeasure of the public. Those who visited the show in the seventies would attest to the diminished amusement that modern-day show goers are treated to.

IS BEING BLACK the ONLY CRITERION FOR BEING A PATRIOTIC ZAMBIAN ?

  ||    25 July 2014
zambianswimmers WRITTEN BY BRIAN MULENGA (via Facebook). I will start by making a controversial statement. We black Zambians are racists. We hide behind our supposedly friendly nature but always we try to be more Zambian than other Zambians of a different colour.

Reminiscing on the Naming of Heroes National Stadium

  ||    27 May 2014
In whatever pomp, in whatever line of attack or lack thereof, the Heroes National Stadium has finally been opened. Hitherto, we can not completely ignore some ‘disaster’ in the route to its delayed commissioning; talk about delays in connecting electricity, water and access roads.

A Vendetta against Vedanta? – part 2

  ||    21 May 2014
As calls for nationalization or increased taxation of Vedanta’s KCM mine in Zambia grow, it is interesting to find many people who believe that they are actually not being motivated by any sort of envy when they demand that KCM pays more in (backdated) taxes. They tell themselves that they are only demanding “fairness.

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Us MagazineJennifer Garner On Her New Hairstyle Without Bangs: "It's a Big Topic of ...Us MagazineSporting heavy bangs can be a statical look for some, but Jennifer Garner proves you can switch up the fringe with just a few simple tweaks. PHOTOS: Trend watch -- blunt bangs. The Alias actress
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New York Times'The Death of Klinghoffer,' at the Metropolitan OperaNew York TimesAlan Opie portrayed Leon Klinghoffer in the Metropolitan Opera premiere of “The Death of Klinghoffer” on Monday. Credit The New York Times. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This ...'The Death of
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Rap-Up.comGwen Stefani Shares Psychedelic 'Baby Don't Lie' VideoRollingStone.com"I'm really into pink right now, which is weird because I did pink back in the day with my hair. Each time I'm cocooned, each time I transform into a new chapter, I do pink," Gwen Stefani said recently during a New York
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Entertainment WeeklyThe Lorde-curated 'Hunger Games' soundtrack features Chvrches, Charli XCX ...Entertainment WeeklyWhen news broke that Lorde would be curating the Hunger Games soundtrack, expectations were high: The 17-year-old broke out in 2013 with “Royals” and has been releasing hit after hit from her debut album ever since. But now the
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Irish IndependentDisney announce new film 'Moana' with a Polynesian heroine is in the pipelineIrish IndependentFreya Drohan. Published 21/10/2014 | 11:32. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Disney Animation have confirmed that a new film titled 'Moana' will be released in late 2016. Share. Facebook · Twitter
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CNETGoogle bundles Songza with Play Music appCNETThe company says users will find they can pick music based on the time of day, their mood, or activity. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 21 October 2014 5:24 pm BST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr. stumble.Google's streaming
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ABC NewsThe Mysterious Company That Has Tech Giants Dropping $542 MillionABC NewsGoogle and other tech giants are taking are taking a half-billion dollar leap on a mysterious start-up that could change the way people interact with computers. Magic Leap, a Hollywood, Florida, based start-up announced today it received a $542
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MIT Technology ReviewA Physical Key to Your Google AccountMIT Technology ReviewGoogle says using a small USB stick to vouch for your identity is more secure than either a password or conventional two-factor authentication. By Tom Simonite on October 21, 2014. Why It Matters. The technical shortcomings of passwords, and the
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LivemintApple's iCloud Service Is Under Attack in Mainland ChinaWall Street JournalApple iCloud users in mainland China have a cyber issue on their hands as the service is hit by an attack that could allow access to personal data. WSJ's Scott Thurm reports. Photo: Getty. Oct. 21, 2014 8:40 a.m. ET.
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