Livingstone, Zambia

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food game

Highway by the Katima Mulilo Bridge. (Low usage level.)'' Communities by the river fish extensively from it, and many people travel from far afield to fish. Some Zambian towns on roads leading to the river levy unofficial 'fish taxes' on people taking Zambezi fish to other parts of the country. As well as fishing for food, game fishing is a significant activity on some parts of the river. Between Mongu and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia), several safari lodges cater for tourists who want to fish for exotic species, and many also catch fish to sell to aquaria. * Katima Mulilo (Namibia) * Mongu, Lukulu, Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia) and Sesheke (Zambia) * Victoria Falls (Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe) and Kariba (Kariba Dam) (Zimbabwe) photo_caption Victoria Falls location Livingstone, Zambia Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe coords '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


amp international

to Kasane and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). It is the headquarters of Air Botswana, the national airline of Botswana. Starting August 2010, Air Botswana has direct flights to Lusaka International Airport in Lusaka, Zambia


national service

'''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


numerous people

north-east. As the Old Drift crossing became more used, a British colonial settlement sprang up there and around 1897 it became the first municipality in the country and is sometimes referred to as 'Old Livingstone'. Proximity to mosquito breeding areas caused deaths from malaria, so after


singing based

Some colonial civic buildings were destroyed and replaced with an African architecture, although Livingstone was used as a location for a 1950s Rhodesian town in the 1981 movie ''The Grass is Singing'' (based on the Doris Lessing novel of that name). IMDB Internet Movie Database accessed 10 March 2007. . At the same time, a large infusion of cash from the British government to Zambia at independence was partially used in Livingstone. '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


sports fishing

Park. * Birdwatching in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. * Batoka Gorges below the Falls in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. * Zambezi River above the Falls including river cruises, sports fishing, kayaking. * Victoria Falls Field Museum featuring geology and archaeology around the Falls. * Flights over the Falls including helicopter and microlight flights. * Livingstone Museum is devoted to archaeology, ethnography and history and contains a collection of memorabilia relating


working black

areas, while African townships such as Maramba (named after the small Maramba River flowing nearby) were in the east and south and were inhabited by working servants, craftsman (Artisan), tradesman, as well as large numbers of non-working black families suffering under welfare dependency. Asians and people of mixed race owned businesses in the middle, on the eastern side of the centre. As the British government began publicly discussing


international connection

international connection to Johannesburg, as well as a regular summer charter to Jamestown, Saint Helena. * Rail (freight only) to Zimbabwe (Rail transport in Zimbabwe) via Victoria Falls Bridge (weight restrictions apply). * Zambia Railways passenger and freight services to Lusaka and the Copperbelt. * Mulobezi Railway * Road to Zimbabwe via Victoria Falls Bridge (weight restrictions apply). * Lusaka-Livingstone road * Recently rehabilitated road to the Kazungula Ferry


prominent educational

with a coach, to the National Railway Museum in York in the UK, where it is in store awaiting restoration. '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


building site

to the bridge building site. ''Horizon'' magazine: "Zambia's Second Industry", February 1965, pp4-11. With the new Bridge open in September 1905, Livingstone boomed. The British South Africa Company moved the capital of the territory there in 1907. ‘’The Northern Rhodesia Journal” online, B. L. Hunt: “Kalomo

Livingstone, Zambia

'''Livingstone''' was, until 2012, the capital of the Southern Province (Southern Province, Zambia) of Zambia. Lying 10 km (6.2 mi) to the north of the Zambezi River, it is a tourism centre for the Victoria Falls and a border town with road and rail connections to Zimbabwe on the other side of the Victoria Falls. A historic British colonial (British Empire) city, its present population was estimated at 136,897 inhabitants at the 2010 census. City Population website accessed 10 March 2007 It is named after David Livingstone, the British (United Kingdom) explorer who was the first European to explore the area.

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