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November 1
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The Victoria Falls Bridge crosses the Zambezi River just below the Victoria Falls and is built over the Second Gorge of the falls. The bridge was the brainchild of Cecil Rhodes, part of his grand and unfulfilled Cape to Cairo railway scheme, even though he never visited the falls and died before construction of the bridge began. (Full article...)
November 2
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Racheal Nachula is a Zambian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She won the bronze medal at the 2008 African Championships, in a personal best time of 51.39 seconds.

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November 3
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Sioma Ngwezi National Park is a 5,000-square-kilometre park in the south west corner of Zambia. It is undeveloped and rarely visited, lacking roads and being off the usual tourist tracks, but this may change in the future. Like most national parks it is unfenced allowing free movement of the animals, and it is surrounded by buffer zones where hunting is regulated, called Game Management Areas (GMAs).(Full article...)
November 4
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Northern Province is one of Zambia's ten provinces. It covers approximately one sixth of Zambia in land area. The provincial capital is Kasama. The province is made up of 8 districts, namely Kasama (the provincial capital), Chilubi, Kaputa, Luwingu, Mbala, Mporokoso, Mpulungu and Mungwi. (Full article...)
November 5
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Lozi, also known as siLozi and Rozi, is a Bantu language of the Niger–Congo language family within the Sotho languages branch of Zone S (S.30), that is spoken by the Lozi people, primarily in southwestern Zambia and in surrounding countries. The Lozi language developed from a mixture of two languages: Luyana and Kololo. (Full article...)
November 6
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Dingiswayo H. Banda was a Zambian freedom fighter and veteran politician. He was part of the first Cabinet of Zambia in 1964. He served in government as Minister of Housing and Social Development in the first Cabinet that was sworn-in in January of 1964 under Kenneth Kaunda's United National Independence Party (UNIP). (Full article...)
November 7
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Lawrence Chola Katilungu (February 1914 – 9 November 1961) was a Northern Rhodesian trade union leader. Katilungu was the first President of the African Mineworkers' Union. He was born in the Northern Province and was the grandson of a minor chief in the Bemba tribe. (Full article...)
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November 8
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Marsha Moyo (11 July 1970 – 5 November 2016) was a Zambian multi-award winning singer, songwriter, author and civil rights activist. Her music delivered a timeless collection of urban adult contemporary soul, rhythm and blues. (Full article...)
November 9

The Tumbuka language is a Bantu language which is spoken in the Northern Region of Malawi and also in the Lundazi district of Zambia. It is also known as Chitumbuka or Citumbuka — the chi- prefix in front of Tumbuka means "the language of", and is understood in this case to mean "the language of (the Tumbuka people)". (Full article...)


November 10
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Chingola is a city in Zambia's Copperbelt Province, the country's copper-mining region. It is the home of Nchanga Copper Mine, a deep-shaft high-grade content copper mining operation, which subsequently led to the development of two open pit operations, Chingola Open Pit and then Nchanga Open Pit. (Full article...)
November 11
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Wilbur Addison Smith is a novelist specializing in historical fiction about the international involvement in Southern Africa across three centuries, seen from the viewpoints of both black and white families. An accountant by training, he gained a film contract with his first published novel When the Lion Feeds. (Full article...)
November 12
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Kasama is the capital of the Northern Province of Zambia, situated on the central-southern African plateau at an elevation of about 1400 m. Its population, according to the 2000 census, is approximately 200,000. Kasama is in the heartland of the Bemba tribe whose Paramount Chief Chitimukulu has his headquarters 9km from Malole mission which is 50km from the centre of Kasama town. (Full article...)
November 13
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The Kingdom of Lunda (c. 1665–1887), was a pre-colonial African confederation of states in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, north-eastern Angola and northwestern Zambia. Its central state was in Katanga. Initially the core of what would become the Lunda kingdom was a simple village called a gaand in the KiLunda language. (Full article...)
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November 14
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Charlotte Harland Scott is a British-born Zambian economic and social development specialist who served as the First Lady of Zambia from October 2015 to January 2016 during the tenure of her husband, interim President Guy Scott. she worked in the fields of economic development policy, social development policy and NGOs for more than twenty years.(Full article...)
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November 15
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The Post was an independent Zambian newspaper. It was one of the three primary newspapers of the country. The newspaper was set up in 1991 and closed down in 2016 after the 2016 general elections. The Sunday edition of the post newspaper is called the Sunday Post and contains a special section focusing on education called Educational Post. (Full article...)
November 16
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Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) is a Zambian electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply company with operations in Zambia and Nigeria. The company is listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (symbol: CECZ). In Zambia CEC owns and operates an electricity transmission network in the Copperbelt area with 246 km of 220kV power lines and 678 km of 66kV lines. (Full article...)
November 17
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The Kafue Flats (locally called Butwa) are a vast area of swamp, open lagoon and seasonally inundated flood-plain on the Kafue River in the Southern, Central and Lusaka provinces of Zambia. The Kafue Flats stretch for approximately 240 km east to west along the Kafue River from below the Itezhi-Tezhi gap, site of the Itezhi-Tezhi Dam, to Kafue town and the start of the Kafue Gorge. (Full article...)
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November 18
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The Southwest African lion or Katanga lion (Panthera leo bleyenberghi) is a subspecies of the lion that lives in southwestern Africa. It is found in Namibia, Angola, Zaire, western Zambia, western Zimbabwe and northern Botswana. The type specimen was from Katanga (Zaire). Lions in the Kalahari xeric savanna may be either Panthera leo bleyenberghi or Panthera leo krugeri. (Full article...)
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November 19
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John Harrison Clark or Changa-Changa (c. 1860–1927) effectively ruled much of what is today southern Zambia from the early 1890s to 1902. Alone and unassisted, he arrived from South Africa in about 1887, reputedly as an outlaw, and assembled and trained a private army of Senga natives, which he used to drive off various bands of slave-raiders. (Full article...)
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November 20
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Chisamba Lungu (born January 31, 1991 in Kafue) is a Zambian footballer who plays as a Midfielder and captain for FC Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast in the Russian Premier League. Lungu primarily plays as either an attacking midfielder or a winger and has been credited as being "possibly the outstanding African talent in Russia right now". (Full article...)
November 21
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Chisha Folotiya (born 7 October 1970) is a Zambian entrepreneur whose business enterprises have encompassed the fields of entertainment, media, publishing, retail and investments. He is the first-born son of the late Mwansa Folotiya, a Zambian prominent Lawyer and Lydia Folotiya, a school teacher who founded a private school in Zambia, Rhodes Park School, in 1973. (Full article...)
November 22
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Numba Mwila (18 March 1972 – 27 April 1993) was a Zambian footballer and member of the national team. He was among those killed in the crash of the team plane in Gabon in 1993. Mwila went to Perseverance Primary School in Ndola, where his father was a teacher. He later moved to Kanini Primary School and was the stand out player for Kanini. (Full article...)
November 23
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Livingstone is a historic British colonial city. It was until 2012, the capital of the Southern Province of Zambia. Lying 10 km (6.2 mi) to the north of the Zambezi River, it is a tourism center for the Victoria Falls and a border town with road and rail connections to Zimbabwe on the other side of the Victoria Falls. (Full article...)
November 24
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Mukubesa Mundia is a Zambian Reggae recording artist, record and producer from Lusaka, Zambia. He initially gained recognition after his first single in 2005 Munyaule. Petersen's music career starts off in 2002 as a songwriter. He recorded his first album in 2004 and now on record has five albums plus a number of hit singles. (Full article...)
November 25

The Bemba people (or 'BaBemba' using the Ba- prefix to mean 'people of', and also called 'Awemba' or 'BaWemba' in the past) belong to a large group of Bantu peoples mainly in the Northern, Luapula and Copperbelt Provinces of Zambia who trace their origins to the Luba and Lunda. The Bemba are those who consider themselves subjects of the Chitimukulu, the Bemba's single paramount chief. They lived in villages of 100 to 200 people and numbered 250,000 strong in 1963 (Full article...)

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November 26
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Captain Solo also know by his real name as Steven Lungu was a former Zambia Army Captain who in 1997 together with the late captain Jack Chiti attempted a coup d’état during the rule of the then-President, Dr Frederick Chiluba. He trained as a technologist at the Northern Technical College (NORTEC). He was a headmaster and later joined the army's political education program when Kenneth D. Kaunda was President. (Full article...)
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November 27

Biggie Mbasela (24 October 1962 – 1 May 2000), better known as Gibby Mbasela is a former Zambian footballer who played for Kalulushi Modern Stars, Mufulira Wanderers, Nkana Red Devils, 1. FC Union Berlin of Germany and Tunisian champions Esperance. Born in Kitwe and after playing youth football and for amateur teams he joined Zambian League Division II side Big Coke in 1983 and moved to Premier League team Kalulushi Modern Stars two years later.(Full article...)

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November 28
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Lieutenant Colonel Sir Stewart Gore-Browne, DSO, (May 3, 1883 – August 4, 1967), called Chipembele by Africans, was a soldier, pioneer white settler, builder, politician and supporter of independence in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia).His father was Francis Gore Browne,a lawyer and writer on company law, his paternal grandfather was Sir Thomas Gore Browne,(Full article...)
November 29
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Lake Kashiba is situated south-west of Luanshya in Zambia, close to Mpongwe and St Anthony's Mission. It is the best known of the several small, very deep pools in the Ndola district called "the sunken lakes." They are found in limestone and were caused by the action of water on the rock, dissolving it and forming caves which eventually collapsed, leaving deep holes filled with water. (Full article...)
November 30
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The Kafue River is the longest river lying wholly within Zambia at about 1,600 kilometres (990 mi) long. It is the largest tributary of the Zambezi and of Zambia's principal rivers, it is the most central and the most urban. More than 50% of Zambia's population live in the Kafue River Basin and of these around 65% are urban. (Full article...)