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Transcript of Zambia, Africa
Government/Economy of Zambia
Zambia, Africa's culture, history, people and clothing
Government and Economy
Government and economy facts
Zambia is a
democracy. Michael Sata was voted president since last election in 2011. The economy of Zambia has grown in last couple years (growth due to mining copper and other ores.) Tourism and agriculture have become more and more important to the economy. Even though the economy has grown, most people have no electricity. In fact, the majority of the people have none at all!
By: Thalia Graeff
A Chitenge is a piece of clothing usually two meters long that women wrap around their body. The width of the cloth is long enough to cover you from your waist to your ankles. Chitenges are based off modern and western wear. If you go to a village in Zambia it is very unusual to find a women not wearing a Chitenge. Chitenges are not only used by women, they are so inexpensive they are perfect for men also.
with Mangenese, iron, tin,
copper, cobalt, zinc, lead,
gold, coal, hydrocarbon,
diamond, phosfate, lundazi
and various other industrial
sports/literature/arts and festivals
African Elephants are the largest land animals. An elephant big
rs are like big fans and help
nt off. Africa
ants are endangered
ls because people used to
them for their ivory tusks.
Wages are costly in Zambia
World bank qualifies Zambia as a middle income country
Giraffes are the worlds tal
animals because of the
neck and legs. Beca
eir legs are so lon
can run 35
miles per hour
. Giraffes have
long purple to
unges that they use for getti
leaves off trees.
The flag of Zambia"s background is green which is a symbol of the beauty of the country. It has one red, black, and orange vertical stripe in the bottom right corner. Red symbolizes their struggle for freedom, black is representative of the majority race in the population, and orange symbolizes Zambia’s wealth from their copper and other minerals. A copper colored eagle is in the upper right corner to symbolize their ability to solve problems.
by Lucas Craig
Lusaka National Museum
In the early 1980's, a representative, large museum was built in the middle of the city of Lusaka. They have an archeology exhibit, a history exhibit, an anthropology exhibit, and way more.
Baboons are some of the largest monkeys. They weigh from 33 to 82 pounds. Unlike most monkeys baboons don't have prehensile or gripping tails. Three of the 5 baboon species are cha
, olive and yellow.
In zambia wrestling is the most popular sport. Many kids dream adout being famous westlers insted of football. they also like soccer very much. the once won a world cup.
the modern music they have in zambia is a lot like ours. the like pop a lot.
in zambia Eid al -fitr ior the breaking of the fast means that Ramadam is over and the people do not have to fast enymore.
Zambia's landforms are visually stunning. One of the most visited landforms is Victoria Falls. It is a huge water fall and tourist attraction.
If you are intrested to travel to Zambia, I have discovered some beutiful places you can visit. First off if you are into art, listen in. You can visit various art shows in Lusaka. This place is genarally a stunning place so why not go to one of the many nature reserves in Zambia.
Zambia's climate varies from large downpours to excessive heat. In the wet season which is usually between November and March. Zambia's general height of land makes this a pleasant climate to visit.
Chimpanzees are our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees are omnivores, they eat plants and bugs. Baby chimpanzees cling to their mothers back until the age of two
The Zambezi is the fourth longest river in Africa, The Niger, Nile, and Congo are larger. The Zambezi goes through six countries: Zambia, Angolia, Namibia
More than 100,000 years ago the beginnings of mankind lived. One of the beginnings of the race humani is in the north African Rift Valley. This area is known to have humans living there back almost 3 million years. In Zambia places all around date back to 60,000 years ago.
Although villages were long distances apart, people began trading during the 11th and 12th centuries. Because of Zambia being inland, They didn't have very good contact with people out of Africa. In 1851 a person named David Livingstone was the first person from Britain to go to Zambia.
People of Zambia
The people of Zambia speak the language of Bantu. There are 100,000 people living there. The people there stay loyal to their tribe or clan, but they also have a large global identity. Zambians mostly are made up of tribes and clans that came from other countries between the years 1500 and 1700 and they helped make up the Zambian culture. The first president, Kenneth Kaunda, helped to make up the slogan “One Zambia, One nation” and it was considered a strong symbol of Zambia.
Lions are the only cats that live in groups. Only adult male lions have manes. Unlike what you might think, females are mostly the h
eople when lion cubs grow up
leave and form there own
There are two different types of school in Africa, primary school and secondary school
School begins at seven years of age 7
Secondary school has two phases, lower secondary school and upper secondary school
At the end of primary school people take an exam to get into secondary school and continue their education
Over 90% of children are enrolled in primary school and most will continue
In Zambia there are SOS schools and facilities that provide education to children from SOS villages
Throughout Africa a full education is precious, only 1 out of 4 people will finish school
Zambia is located between 1300 metres and 1000 metres. That makes Zambia a very enjoyable climate.
Zambia had a really poor education system, less than five percent of Zambia’s population would get into primary school
Since then Zambia has invested heavily in school
The government funds schools for better facility, desks, and other supplies
Kafue National Park
There are many different traditional foods made in africa, I'll just give you examples.
In Africa they eat many stews, and alot of maize or corn known as "Nshima."
Foods such as beef stews take a long time to make for it is made by hand.
Here is someone making Nshima
i love africa!
lots of love,
Thank You for Watching,
By: Esko, Thalia, Jasmine, Jacob, Lucas, Ali, Eddie, and Gabi.
How they eat.
In zambia they use their hands to eat.
They roll up balls of nshima and roll it in vegetables or another food.
They say: "a meal without nshima is not a meal at all!"
by: Ali Eckstein