On 24 October 1964, Zambia became independent of the United Kingdom and prime minister Kenneth Kaunda became the inaugural president. … From 1972 to 1991 Zambia was a one-party state with the UNIP as the sole legal political party under the motto “One Zambia, One Nation”.
Botswana and South Africa, Zambia is undeniably one of the continent’s best safari destinations. Kafue National Park is of particular interest to wildlife enthusiasts, home as it is to an abundance of impressive creatures, from leopards and lions to elephants and pangolins.
Country. The country now known as Zambia was known as Northern Rhodesia from 1911. It was renamed Zambia at independence in 1964. The new name was derived from the Zambezi river.
Zambia is one of the safer countries in Africa, however, you should use your common sense when it comes to staying safe. Bag snatching and theft from parked cars have been reported at restaurants and internet cafes in downtown areas of Lusaka and Livingstone, particularly near transport hubs and in some shopping areas.
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