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Property Talk | Connecting your new building to ZESCO

Have you downloaded the latest issue of ZASA Magazine yet? Issue 20 is available for free download.

Now that we have walked you through the process of dealing with construction permits in Zambia, what happens when you have to start servicing your building?

In this edition (Issue 20), we give an analysis of the efficiency in moving through the procedures required to connect to the ZESCO national grid, the time it will (or should) generally take to complete each procedure and the associated costs.

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The Property Talk section in ZASA Magazine is your number one source for reliable, researched content, news, and updates. You can download this month’s Issue of the magazine here to see the full Connecting your new building to ZESCO article.

Missed last month’s article? No stress, here’s a link to Dealing with construction permits in Zambia | Part II


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Concerns emerge as Lusaka death toll rises – 980 deaths in a month

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According to the Lusaka City Council’s burial permit office at University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, the council has recorded at least 980 deaths in the last one month alone. Brenda Katongola, the council’s assistant Public Relations Manager said in an interview that of the 980 deaths, 164 were transferred outside Lusaka, while 549 burials were conducted within the Council’s established cemeteries, that is, both the new and old Leopard’s Hill cemeteries and Chingwere cemetery in Lusaka. The remaining 296 burials were conducted in other cemeteries within Lusaka not managed by the Council. This data was recorded between April 18th and 8th May 2017.

Did all these deaths occur at UTH?

Despite the headlines trending on social media, sources at the burial permit office confirm that these deaths did not all occur at the University Teaching Hospital but include deaths recorded around the entire Lusaka District. The confusion is most likely due to the fact that Continue reading Concerns emerge as Lusaka death toll rises – 980 deaths in a month

ZASA reaffirms Diaspora commitment to National Development in Zambia

In a speech given at the handover ceremony for the blankets donated by ZASA, the president of the association made a firm commitment to skills, technology and knowledge transfer as a way of Diaspora Zambians doing their bit to push the agenda of national development back home.

 

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The ceremony took place at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka on Thursday 23 March 2017. Below is the speech by ZASA President, Ferdinand Simaanya:

Continue reading ZASA reaffirms Diaspora commitment to National Development in Zambia

1000 blankets for UTH drive comes to a close

ZASA President Ferdinand Simaanya today handed over 1000 blankets to UTH for the children’s ward. This brings to fruition a vision by ZASA that aimed to alleviate the desperate situation the hospital’s patients often find themselves in.

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It kicked off last year as one of ZASA’s community responsibility projects with the initiative being endorsed by the Zambia High Commission to South Africa. Zambians from all over South Africa came together donating blankets and money in order to make this a reality.

A massive thank you and well done to Zambians living in South Africa, keep up the spirit of One Zambia, One Nation – you should be proud!


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Nkwashi Completes First Phase of Road Tarring

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Please start by reading the article “Update – Nkwashi Tars Roads” in Issue 15 of ZASA Magazine to understand the context of this post, it is supplementary material. You can download the magazine for free here.

Here’s a video to give you an overview of the work on the ground; Continue reading Nkwashi Completes First Phase of Road Tarring

Issue 13 | October 2016 (incl download link)

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Hello ZASA Mag family!

So exactly a year ago, this was all a simple idea – make a community magazine that would serve as an outlet for Zambians living in South Africa. We are truly humbled by the reception since we first started, our readership has grown beyond the borders of SA and this means we also have to step our game up – challenge accepted.

We have always said this magazine is all about you, our awesome reader; this will remain at the core of everything we do as we look toward year 2 and beyond – thank you for the support.

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Issue 13 is here and as usual, it has been packed to the brim with fresh content, from events to health and everything in between – we really hope you enjoy!

If you haven’t yet subscribed, do so now by submitting your email address on this link – you will now get your FREE copy of ZASA Magazine in your inbox, every month!

For hard copy orders, email macpatrick@longwemedia.co.za and enjoy the mag in all its HD glory!

Now as we always say, go get yourself a little something nice to sip on and enjoy the mag 🙂

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Issue 13 | October 2016 (incl download link)

zasa-magazine-issue-13-october-2016_cover_2

Hello ZASA Mag family!

So exactly a year ago, this was all a simple idea – make a community magazine that would serve as an outlet for Zambians living in South Africa. We are truly humbled by the reception since we first started, our readership has grown beyond the borders of SA and this means we also have to step our game up – challenge accepted.

We have always said this magazine is all about you, our awesome reader; this will remain at the core of everything we do as we look toward year 2 and beyond – thank you for the support.

zasa-magazine-issue-13-october-2016_contents-page

Issue 13 is here and as usual, it has been packed to the brim with fresh content, from events to health and everything in between – we really hope you enjoy!

If you haven’t yet subscribed, visit zasamag.wordpress.com and submit your email address under the “About Us” tab on the main menu – you get your FREE copy of ZASA Magazine in your inbox, every month!

For hard copy orders, email macpatrick@longwemedia.co.za and enjoy the mag in all its HD glory!

Now as we always say, go get yourself a little something nice to sip on and enjoy the mag 🙂

Click here to download Issue 13 (October 2016)

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Seven facts to know about State House – Zambia

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We came across this post by Mwebantu about State House in Lusaka that we thought was some good to know info, here are the interesting facts…

SINCE 1964, State House in Lusaka has been regarded as the official residence of the country’s head of state. But for many Zambians, there are several facts they don’t know about this historic building that was opened in 1935.

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1. Money to build State House in Lusaka was donated by Alfred Beit. (a director in the British South Africa Company, (BSAC), In his will he set up the Beit Trust through which he bequeathed large sums of money for infrastructure development in then Northern Rhodesia. Some of the monies in his will were used to build Independence Avenue, Cairo Road, Lusaka City Airport, Supreme Court of Zambia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Zambia, Cabinet Office and the European Hospital (UTH), Kafue Bridge, Luangwa Bridge, Beit Bridge on Zimbabwe/Zambia Border and Beit Bridge on Zimbabwe/South Africa border.)

2. State House was designed by renowned British architect Sir Walcot also famous for designing government buildings in South Africa.

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3. State House was constructed in 1935 to serve as the official residence of the governor of Northern Rhodesia.
4. During the colonial era, State House was known as government house and served as the official residence of colonial governors of Northern Rhodesia.
5. 13 colonial governors lived in State House since 1935, with Major Sir Hubert Young being the first occupant and Sir Evelyn Hone was the last governor to live in State House. During this time one governor by the name of Sir John Maybin died in office on 9th April 1941 and he is the only governor to be buried at Aylmer May Cemetery in Rhodes Park, Lusaka.
6. Six Zambian presidents have lived in State House since 1964, with two dying in office. (Late Mwanawasa, 2008, Late Sata,2014)

 
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7. In 1974, President Kaunda then did a security upgrade to State House. President Kaunda also built Nkwazi House (Official residence of the President) and the prestigious 19-hole golf course.

Source: Mwebantu

Plots still available in Lusaka – From R1300 per month

Still haven’t got your plot yet? Oooh shem you’re missing out… Watch the video below to see how things are moving.

Nkwashi Real Estate Development would like to encourage all clients and prospective buyers to take advantage of their ongoing free shuttle service. The initiative saw a historic number of future Nkwashi Residents visit the developing Satellite Town for the first time in the month of July. Given the elated response and rising demand for the service, Nkwashi decided to continue providing free transportation to the site till the end of August!

Clients are encouraged to sign up for this exclusive free offer in order to witness, firsthand, how the mixed use and mixed-income residential estate is being developed.

The free tour allows clients to learn more about the development from Site Engineers and also have all pressing questions answered by the Site Managers.

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To book your free visit, please call:

+260 21 1268 915, 097 2 57 7234, 096 1105655, 095 4 809717

or send an email to:

hello@thebe-im.com

You can also make your reservation at:

www.nkwashi.com

Nkwashi introduces free shuttle service to new Lusaka development

If you are in Lusaka, why not stop by and see how your new investment is going? For those that have taken up the opportunity we’ve been telling you about, this is a good chance for you to visit the site. If you still haven’t invested and are looking for land in a prime location in Lusaka, this is what R1300 per month can get you…

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“Nkwashi gave us a wonderful tour. The Site Engineer was able to answer all our questions with openness, and the road network was impressive to see.” – Christine (Nkwashi Plot Owner)

For many plot owners and prospective clients, Nkwashi’s free shuttle service served as an opportunity to visit the 3,100 square meter development for the first time. It was eye-opening, to say the least, for the clients who did not know where their plots were until the free shuttle service was introduced…

Trips to the Nkwashi Development Site are still ongoing, and clients are encouraged to reserve a seat before the free shuttle service comes to a close in August 2016.

To reserve your seat, please call: +260 21 1268 915, 097 2 57 7234, 096 1 105655, 095 4 809717 or email: hello@thebe-im.com

You can also book online via www.nkwashi.com

If you still have questions, simply pay them a visit at the address below:

Nkwashi head office | Woodlands Lusaka
11 Nalikwanda Road, Lusaka, Zambia

 

P.S. You can get your FREE copy of the July 2016 edition of ZASA Magazine (Issue 10) by clicking here.