It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them. — Bill Vaughan

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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ABC NewsNetflix Takes Aim at the Theatrical WindowABC NewsHollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege. Windowing — the practice of opening a movie first in theaters and then in other stages of home video, streaming and television release — has been under increasing pressure ...Chains Spurn
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BetaNewsGoogle triples bug bounty reward range to $15000PCWorldGoogle has tripled its maximum reward for finding flaws in its software to US$15,000, a figure the company hopes will deter independent researchers from selling their information on shady markets. The company had paid a minimum of $500 up to $5,000.Find a bug
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