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Zambia Overview

Zambia is located in southern Africa, bordering Angola, Congo-Kinshasa, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. At the border with Zimbabwe is Victoria Falls, one of the largest waterfalls in the world. Capital: Lusaka Biggest city: Lusaka State: republic Language: English Religion: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism Surface: 752 614 km² Population: 14.2 million (2013) Population density: 16 […]

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Mass Media in Eastern Africa

Mass Media in Ethiopia The dominant newspapers in Ethiopia are state controlled, with Addis Zemen (Amharic, founded in 1941, circulation approximately 40,000) and Ethiopian Herald (English, founded in 1943, circulation 37,000) published by the Ministry of Information. The state Ethiopian broadcast started radio broadcasts in 1941. During the military regime, the individual liberation organizations had […]

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Knowledge and Culture in Zambia

Zambia’s school system is divided into three levels. The Primary School is from first to seventh grade, while secondary is divided into Junior Secondary (eighth and ninth grade) and Upper Secondary (tenth to twelfth grade). The school is free for the first seven years. The majority of students do not go further. The country has […]

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Geography of Zambia

Most of Zambia is a hilly plateau landscape, 900-1500 meters above sea level. The landscape is relatively monotonous; the flat, marshy lowers and deep-cut river valleys alternate with elongated, slender ridges. The highest parts are in the north with the Muchinga Mountains and the Mbala Plateau, in the northeast Mufinga Heights. To the north, near […]

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History of Zambia

The Rift Valley, which is considered the hotbed of modern man, traverses Zambia, and several of the human ancestors lived in Zambia. Primitive stone tools have been found for early hominids, which are around two million years old. Up to 400,000 year old pigments, which may have been used for body painting or cave paintings, […]

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Copper production

Zambia

Zambia is a republic in southern Africa. Zambia is an inland state bordering Angola in the west, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania in the north, Malawi in the east and Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Namibia in the south. In recent years, Zambia has experienced relatively high economic growth due to high copper prices in […]

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