Synonyms for mporokoso or Related words with mporokoso
Examples of "mporokoso"
District is a district of Zambia, located in Northern Province. The capital lies at
. As of the 2000 Zambian Census, the district had a population of 73,929 people.
Zambia's largest tea plantation is situated 27 km from Kawambwa on the
1933 Chienge amalgamated with
district under Babemba province, later to be called northern province
(also spelled and pronounced 'Mpolokoso' and 'Mumpolokoso') is a town in the Northern Province of Zambia, lying at an elevation of nearly 1500 m on the flat plateau about 75 km south east of Lake Mweru Wantipa and 100 km south-west of Lake Tanganyika. It is named for Chief
(also spelled 'Mumpolokoso') a senior chief of the Bemba people whose palace is located in the town.
District is also one of the 12 administrative districts of the Northern Province.
The Kalungwishi pontoon on the Kawambwa-
road above Lumangwe Falls was replaced by a new bridge in 2004.
(also spelled 'Mpolokoso' and 'Mumpolokoso') is a senior chieftainship of the Bemba people of Zambia, and a subordinate chief of Paramount Chief Chitimukulu. The chief's palace is located in the Northern Province town of
named after the chieftainship.
Until the late 1960s Kasaba Bay Lodge was accessible only by air, or boat from Mpulungu, and catered to wealthy and international visitors. The
District authorities had a humble guesthouse at Sumbu Bay, reached by a gravel road from
. In the early 1970s this road was connected to Kasaba Bay Lodge, and a new lodge was built at Nkamba Bay.
Group is the name given to a sedimentary succession of fluvial, lacustrine and aeolian sandstones and minor siltstones occurring on the Bangweulu Block of northern Zambia.
In 1933, the Chienge station was closed for lack of staff and funds and the lake Mweru region was amalgamated with
In the same year, 1958, D F Smith, District Assistant and a team of 11 Africans (2 of whom claimed to know where Cape Akalunga was) visited
Kawambwa sits at the junction of gravel roads to Nchelenge,
, Mushota and Mansa, and a tarred road to Mbereshi linking with the Zambia Way, the main tarred highway of the Luapula Province through Kazembe (Mwansabombwe) and Mansa.
Apart from the main Kalukundi project, the company has an agreement to purchase the highly speculative Mashitu adjoining property. It also has rights to three large-scale licenses to explore for gold, nickel and copper in Zambia's
The Congolese side of the lake was affected by the Second Congo War of 1999-2003, from which it is still recovering. Many refugees entered Zambia at Pweto and were accommodated in camps in
and Kawambwa districts.
The Bangweulu Block is a cratonic unit that forms part of the Congo craton of central Africa. The Bangweulu Block however consists of Palaeoproterozoic granitoids and volcanics, and is overlain by a Palaeoproterozoic continental sedimentary succession, the
Group, and does not preserve much direct evidence of Archaean protoliths.
Chileshe was born in
in 1957 and was among three goalkeepers in the family. His elder brother Richard played for Bancroft Blades (now called Konkola Blades) in the late 1960s while his younger brother Stephen was a reserve goalkeeper at Nchanga Rangers in the 1980s when Chileshe kept goal for the main team.
At one time the principal road serving the lake was the one from
to its south-east shore where there was a ferry at Bulaya, but that has deteriorated and now the main highway is the one from Lake Mweru along the western and northern shores to Kaputa.
Chienge was after 1933 administered from
, later from Kawambwa and in the 1970s, Nchelenge. The current Senior Chief Puta (Kasoma) was christened as Hillier after the administrator Mr S Hillier. Senior Chief Puta Kasoma was born in 1910 and installed as Chief Puta in 1937 after the death of Puta Mulolwa.
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,
, Mpulungu and Mungwi. Currently, only Kasama and Mbala have attained municipal council status, while the rest are still district councils. It is widely considered to be the heartland of the Bemba, one of the largest tribes in Zambia.
In 2007 the gravel road from Kawambwa or Kasama via
was reported to be in good condition, as was the gravel road from the Luapula River valley via Kaputa on Lake Mweru Wantipa. Construction of a gravel road from Mbala to Kasaba Bay was started in 2010 and is planned for completion in ealry 2011, including a new bridge over the Lufubu river. The bitumen road from Kasama - Mbala, through to Mpulungu was resurfaced in 2009 and is now in good condition.
Lumangwe Falls on the Kalungwishi River in northern Zambia is the largest waterfall wholly within that country, with a height of 30-40 m and a width of 160 m. The falls is 80 km from
on the Kawambwa road. It has a similar depth of water falling over the edge to the Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) on the Zambezi for which it is frequently mistaken in photographs.
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