Tag Archives: Zambia

FAB Cover: BBA Ex-Housemate, Cleo For VL! Magazine March 2014 Issue

Big Brother Africa ‘The Chase’ housemate, Cleo is on the front cover of VL! Magazine for their March 2014 issue. The Zambian rapper opens up on her relationship with ex housemate Hakeem, her forthcoming album that is due to be … Continue reading

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FAB NEWS: Zambian Government Plan to Block FaceBook and Twitter

This special report culled from thenetng.net is quite disturbing. What are your thoughts? ‘Zambia’s President Michael Sata reportedly plans to block social networking sites Facebook and Twitter in the country. The president’s parallel intelligence system is allegedly making this move after … Continue reading

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AFCON 2013:Super Eagles play disappointing draw, Burkina Faso tears Ethiopia apart

Nigeria’s Super Eagles failed to soar , as defending champion, Zambia held them to 1-1. Nigeria’s Mikel Obi wasted a penalty in the 26th minute, before Emmanuel Emenike scored for Nigeria in  the 57th minute and when it looked as … Continue reading

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AFCON 2013:Burkina Faso breaks Nigeria’s heart, Ethiopia holds Zambia to a deadlock

Ten-man Super Eagles felt the mission was fait accompli, but their neighbours from West Africa Burkina Faso snatched a late equalizer on the dot of 94 minutes to ensure that the second match in Group C ended in a draw. Earlier … Continue reading

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FAB Opinion: Zambian Judicial System and Gender Inequality

By Lena Banda Zambia MMD vice-president Michael Kaingu’s daughter, Iris, was last Thursday convicted by the Lusaka Magistrate Court for creating a sexually obscene video. It is alleged that on dates unknown but between December 1, 2010 and November, 2011 … Continue reading

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FAB Exclusive: Kutowa Designs at iROCK Tribes of Africa

  Who would have believed we almost didn’t get to host Towani Clarke of Kutowa Designs at iROCK’s Tribes of Africa when she missed her first flight to London from Lusaka; but fortunately for us and our guests at Grange … Continue reading

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I am FAB: Mazuba Kapambwe

Name: Mazuba Kapambwe FAB thing about your name:  The Fab thing about my name is the meaning. It’s Tonga, which is my mum’s tribe and language spoken in the Southern province of my country Zambia. ‘Zuba’ means ‘sunshine’ not just … Continue reading

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FABulously ROCKing: iROCK! UK Mentors and Mentees Hit the West End

The mentors and mentees of iROCK! UK, which aims to provide youth from ethnic minorities with work placement and employment, got together on Friday evening at Charing Cross and hit the street to promote iROCK! UK’s first fundraiser scheduled on … Continue reading

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FAB Asks: Beyond Linda Ikeji, Toke Makinwa and Online Drama, Who is Your Role Model?

Let’s face it, most will think this post is inspired by the furore Toke Makinwa’s comment on air about Linda Ikeji not being a role model and Linda’s response on her blog has caused on Twitter and blogosphere today. Yes, … Continue reading

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FAB World: Africa Through Airplane Windows by Sinem Bilen-Onabanjo

Wish I could say the following images are mine, but sadly they are not. Having a StumbleUpon minute the other day, I had a browse through numerous websites on travel, art, fashion, culture, literature, etc. and one such was Buzzfeed … Continue reading

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Editor’s Zimbabwe Diary Day 4 by Sinem Bilen-Onabanjo

Would have loved to say “Greetings from Zimbabwe but by now you all know I am back in the wet and gloomy, but oh well, at least I can bring you some sunshine with my Zim diaries. As we shuttle … Continue reading

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FAB Spotlight: Viviane Sassen’s Flamboya by Olumide S Akingbade.

Shot in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Ghana, the ‘Flamboya’ photographs stand as paradigmatic for Sassen’s new way of looking at Africa – one devoid of sentimentality and that through poetical metaphors acknowledges the challenges and drawbacks of its complex … Continue reading

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100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE OF AFRICA by Juliana Oladipo

  The latest issue of New African Magazine highlights the 100 most influential people of Africa in a continent that has over 1 billion inhabitants. Big names from the world of politics, sport, business and the media were highlighted while … Continue reading

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