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124 BUSINESS GRANTS & HOW TO SECURE THEM We give you some tips on how to prepare and secure a grant for your business or project 132

GBGWH VIOLA ROSE RECOVERY We showcase this season's philanthropic organisation for you to support

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EDITOR'S NOTE A word from our editor on TGZs milestone.

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FASHION ICON We pay homage to the style icon of the season Cardi B

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MOTORING We bring you some of the latest car releases

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TRENDING TOPICS A quick glance at what the current trending topics are worldwide

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INSPIRATIONAL FIGURE Our season's inspirational figure Robert Sichinga Jr.

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ARTS & CRAFTS We interview illustrator and graphic artist Temboh

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THE POWER OF INTENTIONAL LIVING The importance of positive affirmations

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REAL ESTATE ZAMBIA Properties for sale in Zambia

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COME ALIVE WITH LIVING CORAL Pantone Colour of 2019 style recommendations

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THE GOOD CHOICE For your destination wedding

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GADGET MUST-HAVES All the trendiest gadgets not to miss out on

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FASHION ILIKE CHICHI DESIGNS Our fashion designer of the season

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SHOES, SHOES, SHOES We give you another dose of our shoe style picks of the season

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TO READ INDEED If you love to read like we do, we have some great books for you to read

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TGZ POETRY Our season's poetry by Gerry Sikazwe

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LEGALTAINMENT Do you know what deals you are signing? We give you a breakdown

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SPRING INTO SUMMER A pick of some of our spring/summer style recommendations

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MUSIC MATTERS Latest Zambian music releases, plus the ZMC top 10 singles

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WHAT'S ON The latest movies in theatres and current TV shows just for you

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GET THE LOOK Recreate our pick from the runway into your own without the cost

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STEAL HIS STYLE Get our latest men's style pick without breaking the bank

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THE SCIENCE OF NAIL CARE FOR HIM & HER How to keep your nails healthy

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GAINING AND MAINTAINING A HIGHER METABOLISM Health & Fitness

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WHAT'S TINGLING YOUR TASTE BUDS Food & Recipe recommendations

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ZAMBIA How is the Zambian entrepreneur fairing?

BRAIN TEASERS & PUZZLES Take a break and have fun with our puzzles, brain teasers, quotes and jokes for the season

COVER STORY

CHADZANSO MWENDA

Mumpreneur on a mission for creative change

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me to say “people are demanding for the song; people are demanding for me to perform that song” ” A conversation with TV, Radio, and Music talent Ken One - Page 84.

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DESTINATION ZAMBIA

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Youth Employment and Teen Trends

AWARD SEASON

The Global Zambian Magazine is currently available online worldwide under ISSN 2514-5835. And print under ISSN 2514-5827. The Global Zambian Magazine is published by The Effycom Group LTD. Kemp House, 152 City Road, LONDON EC1V 2NX United Kingdom. The aim for The Global Zambian Magazine is to showcase Zambia as a whole on a global scale. The magazine is focussed on exploring the many aspects of Zambian life, business, fashion, and travel all whilst embracing world trends, and current affairs in an effort to create a cross culture platform that introduces the world to Zambia and Zambia to the world through Global recognition.

The Global Zambian Magazine ETHEL GONDWE

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GERALD SIKAZWE

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CAROL CHIPEKEMA

MTZ Contributor CLIVE MWANSA

MTZ Contributor HUMPHREY HASLET

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FIFTY SHADES OF HARASSMENT

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Sexual harassment and our communities.

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TODDLER ZONE

Advice and fun for parents and toddlers

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TECH INTO THE DRONE ZONE We delve into the usefulness of drones today

REDUCE ENERGY COSTS Get some handy tips on saving on bills

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The

Editor

Going forth in the fourth edition

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he Global Zambian Magazine has reached its fourth issue, and I feel like a proud mother. The inception of this publication was inspired by the lack of representation for a Zambian media outlet in the western countries. Before I knew it and after almost two years of research, learning the tricks of the trade, and heavy conversations with my Lord above; the concept and mission alongside its logo were developed, and initially presented to The Zambian Development Agency to gauge its viability in the market. The concept and mission were received with a thumbs up and an endorsement; something that I have since not taken for granted nor forgotten. Which brings us here today, we are in our fifth year but on our fourth issue, and with good reason. Quality is the ethos that this publication was built upon, and when you are aiming for a product of a high standard, it might sometimes take you longer than what your mind might have fantasized to see it all the way through; and even then, there is always room for improvement.

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s a Zambian living in the diaspora, being able to not simply represent Zambia, but represent Zambia well, is of utmost importance to me. When I come across statements like "Apart from Victoria Falls the world's largest waterfall Zambia remains a mostly unknown entity even to more intrepid travellers" I become more determined to ensure that when I have to represent any Zambian related brand, I need to ensure that quality is at the top of the agenda. That is why with every issue, more tweaking and shuffling is done to ensure we not only represent Zambia well, but provide you the readers with a pleasurable reading experience.

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Ethel Gondwe A personal approach Looking through the final edits of the stories and features of this issue, I am excited to share every aspect of the magazine with you. From the newly added features Toddler Zone, Motoring, Trending Topics, and To Read Indeed, there is so much more for you to enjoy. We take you onto the red carpet of all the major award ceremonies that recently took place in Fashion A&E; and with summer slowly trying to knock on our doors, we give you some great tips on how to maintain a high metabolism, and we get deep and discuss some serious issues like sexual harassment. As always we keep you entertained with the latest music, movie and television picks, and keep you stylish with the latest style trends, whilst giving you our usual dose of beauty tips that work for him and her, and plenty more. I hope you enjoy reading this issue as much as I have enjoyed putting it together.


TGZ | STYLE

CARDI B

Style Icon

This season’s style icon, is none other than the outspoken former Love & Hip Hop Reality star turned multi- platinum selling artist Cardi B

Cardi B has definitely surpassed a lot of critic’s expectations when it comes to reality stars making it into what is perceived as mainstream and legitimate work in the entertainment industry, with her chosen career path as a hip hop artist. Not only did she wow listeners and fans alike with her debut single ‘Bodak Yellow’ which got certified seven times platinum in the United States, she then released her debut album 'Invasion Of Privacy' which got certified two times platinum. Having made her mark in the music game, it was not long before fashion houses, blogs and magazines took notice of what she was wearing. The unfiltered Bronx native, is not only creative with her lyrics but has managed to take her creative talent to her choice of wardrobe, be it looking demure like royalty, to a mix of colours, and patterns in designer brands, not to mention her own Fashionova x Cardi Collection; it is only fashion forward for Cardi B. (Left, Top to Bottom) Dolce & Gabanna, Moschino, In her AD campaign for her Fashionova x Cardi Collection. (Right Top to Bottom) Looking absolutely stunning in Michael Costello, at the AMAs in Dolce & Gabanna. (Below left to right, top to bottom) In Dolce & Gabanna, Fashionova & Valery Kovalska

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Cardi B is able to change it up and embody several styles and concepts all whilst staying true to who she is, and that is why she is our season's style icon. Spring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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FEATURE | MOTORING

Lamborghini Huracรกn EVO

All-New Mazda3

Audi e-tron

Driving in the Fast Lane Driving in the Fast Lane


FEATURE | MOTORING

The latest Car releases for Your collection General view of the European premiere Lamborghini Huracán EVO event.

The Mazda3 became Mazda's fastest-selling vehicle in January 2019.

Lamborghini Huracán EVO

Mazda3

Audi e-tron

Palazzo del Ghiaccio in Milan was the setting for the presentation to Italian and other European customers and prospects of the new Huracán EVO, the latest addition to the V10 family of Lamborghini super sports cars.

Introducing the Mazda3 Hatchback; fully expressing the award-winning KODO: Soul of Motion design language, Mazda3 Hatchback's revamped exterior design conveys power, beauty and dynamic motion in every detail. Through further advancements in their renowned SKYACTIV Technology, Mazda3 further enhances the driving experience, providing drivers with an unmatched level of driving enjoyment, whilst still achieving excellent fuel economy.

FC Bayern was one of the first Audi partners to test drive the new Audi e-tron on Thursday. At Munich Airport, board members, coaches and players from the German record-holding football champion got the chance to experience the versatile electric SUV for themselves. Audi organised a series of activities for guests including an Audi e-tron driving experience. The event which was dubbed ‘FC Bayern meets Audi e-tron’. Audi's first fully electric series model will be launched on the European market within the first quarter of 2019.

It is the first Lamborghini with predictive logics for vehicle dynamics control, a highly sophisticated solution, along with the LDVI system (Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata), all-wheel drive and all-wheel steering. The EVO also features a design developed to provide more effective aerodynamics and the new infotainment system with advanced connectivity, and all this is propelled by the aspirated V10 engine delivering 640 hp and 600 Nm of torque, derived from the Huracán Performante.

Advanced i-ACTIVSENSE safety features ensure you stay in safe hands while in-cabin infotainment system MZDConnect keeps you connected to internet radio and social media.

FC Bayern München meets Audi e-tron, and among the first to test drive the car.

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FEATURE | TRENDING TOPICS HRH Queen Elizabeth II, all smiles in a bright orange ensemble that is in a design of her signature look.

Get into the TRENDING TOPICS W

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The Royal Family twitter account confirmed The Queen herself posted on instagram.

hat topics have intrigued the public and made their way to the trending list? We have a few hand picked topics that have peoples tongues wagging and we are as equally fascinated. By Ethel Gondwe

Reality TV star turned business woman Kylie Jenner named youngest Billionaire

Kylie cosmetics has been a large part in Kylie's increase in net worth.

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The first topic that we write with glee is the fact that HRH Queen Elizabeth II posted on Instagram for the very first time, yes you read that right. The Queen of England on March 7th posted for the first time on Instagram while visiting the London Science Museum, much to the delight of social media users. At age 93, our Lizzy is always hip and on trend.

and predicted her billionaire status; at the time Kylie had a net worth of approximately $900 million. So what we would like to know is, how did she really do it? Share some of the secrets of your success Kylie so we can learn a thing or two.

Who remembers the time it was announced that Selina Gomez was the most followed woman on Another piece of trending news Instagram? A title she held on for that is sending shock waves on quite a while; however recently social media is the announcement it was announced that her pal, that Kylie Jenner of the Kardashi- Ariana Grande dethroned her, an clan, has officially become the although not by a large margin, youngest self-made billionaire. with 146, 258+ million followers, If you recall, in August of 2018, and Selina with 146,257+ million Forbes placed Kylie on their cover followers. Sigh, if only follower Selena Gomez & Ariana Grande are Disney and Nickelodeon stars respectively, turned singers, are most followed women on Instagram.

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FEATURE | TRENDING TOPICS

Samsung Galaxy S10+ rear with 3 cameras, 12mp Telephoto, 12mp wide-angle and 16mp ultra wide camera.

Samsung Galaxy S10+ wireless powershare allows you to charge other phones and accessories.

numbers could eradicate world hunger. Something that is capturing the attention of millions around the world, is the triumphant win for Arsenal over Manchester United with a 2-0 win, much to the somewhat sombre taste of defeat the ManU fans are expressing all over social media; I guess it is a good time to be an Arsenal football player and fan. Just when we thought she was done trying to go up the aisle, she does it again; yes we are talking about Jennifer Lopez. It was recently announced that she got engaged to her boyfriend now turned fiancĂŠ Alex Rodriguez. This marks the fourth time she would have been engaged and if she succeeds to tie the knot, it will be her fourth marriage; I wish her nothing but love and light. After a five year hiatus from the music scene as a group, the Jo-

nas Brothers return with a single titled 'Sucker' and a rather garish yet artistic music video to boot which features their respective other halves. Their return has got their fans and music lovers alike excited as something the trio will always be is talented. Lastly a topic that is still largely being discussed weeks after its reveal, is the Samsung Galaxy S10+, a phone with not 2, not 3 but a total of 5 cameras, 3 at the back and 2 at the front, and if that is not enough, it is capable of charging other devices like the Galaxy Buds, and other Samsung phones. And just when you thought your mind was not blown enough, the S10+ can have up to 1 terabyte of memory. The S10+ comes with so many amazing features; it is worth every penny. What is your say on these topics, your cup of tea or nah? Email your suggestions for the next issue to suggestions@ tgzmag.com.

Posing for a painting in their music video with their respective other halves.

Looking eccentric, LtoR Joe, Nick and Kevin Jonas

Danny Welbeck (pictured left)scored his third goal in four games against his former side Manchester United

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez recently got engaged.

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INSPIRATIONAL | ROBERT SICHINGA JR

INSPIRATIONAL FIGURE

Robert Sichinga jr. www.consulateofzambia.org

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MBA and MsHCA holder, family man, philanthropist and Honorary Consul and Chief of Post for the Republic of Zambia in California. Robert Sichinga Jr. is the definition of a hard working individual who still remembers where he comes from.

t is always a delight when we showcase the inspirational figure of the season. As with previous individuals we have listed here; this month's is of an upstanding stature, with a down to earth personality that makes him the deserving inspirational figure for this season. Robert Sichinga was born and raised in Zambia and moved to the United States in 1996. He possesses a master's degree in business administration, and a Master of Science degree in healthcare administration. He has been employed in the pharmaceutical industry for over 12 years in different capacities. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and his professional background includes management, teaching as an adjunct professor in the School of Business, managed healthcare, real-estate investment, and business development and consulting. Quite a mouthful of a CV yet extremely impressive. The son of former Zambian minister of Trade Commerce and Industry Robert Sichinga Snr. Robert Sichinga Jr. seems to have followed in the footsteps of his father. However before being appointed as honorary consul, and chief post of the republic of Zambia in California, he was hard at work building up on his education and experience. Upon moving to the United States in 1996, he has made great strides both in his vocational studies and his career that

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brought him to where he is today. Between the years Robert studied for his degree in Business Administration, his MBA in Business Administration, and his MsHCA Robert Sichinga Jr. An intellect in Science

with a heart for the motherland.

(Left) Mwiza and Robert visiting Kanyama Hospital with Mr Bwalya who they donated a wheelchair to. (Right) Speaking to one of the doctors at Kanyama Hospital.

Administration. This lead to a successful trek in working with companies like Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, and currently Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as the Director, Strategic Accounts in the Oncology and Rare Diseases department, all whilst serving as the Honorary Consul and Chief of Post for the Republic Of Zambia in California.

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INSPIRATIONAL | ROBERT SICHINGA JR

On consul duties attending Congresswoman Karen Bass Annual End of Year Legislative Report Back.

If that does not inspire you; when he is not busy on consulate duties or with his work at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. Robert runs a foundation that provides support for healthcare in Zambia. In a post on his LinkedIn profile some months ago, he stated (based on the two n Consul duties: Investor Track images above) "Mwiza cussing "Exploring investment and I have committed to ortunities in less known African tries" support healthcare efforts in Zambia through our foundation. We are targeting Kanyama Hospital. We donated baby bags of items they will need in their first months. All babies in that ward were less than a day old when we met them. We also donated a wheelchair to Mr Bwalya who had both his legs amputated above the knee about two months prior." Robert has amassed a great deal of success whilst residing in the United States; however none of the success has drawn him away from wanting to and making the effort to give back to his country of origin. This alone is something to aspire towards, as it is important that all individuals make active efforts to not only represent where they come from, but to aid

Robert has used various platforms to expose Zambia as a desirable destination both for business and leisure.

in any way shape or form in the development of the economy, be it through philanthropic work, or providing employment. For over 15 years, Robert has exhibited an unrelenting passion for Zambia as is evident in his activities. He is the founder of the Zambia-USA Chamber of Commerce, an organization whose primary interest is in promoting and developing commercial and industrial opportunities between the United States of America and Zambia. He also runs Strategic Shift, a business consulting practice whose services include strategic planning and business coaching. Strategic Shift also has an agreement with a Zambian stock brokerage firm to facilitate investment into Zambia's financial markets. In addition to his own newsletters, Robert has used various platforms to expose Zambia as a desirable destination both for business and leisure. Since 2009, he has been a contributor to the Black Business News Group in their international edition. He also contributes to the online publication, Africa Speaks For Africa, and since 2013, has been a contributor to the Zambia-South Africa Chamber of Commerce publication. He has represented Zambia on panel discussions and summits and has sat on several boards for organisations with a focus on Africa.

You have read it all for yourself, and seen what amazing work Robert has carried out; now go out there and do something that makes a difference in people's lives. Who knows, we could be featuring you here next.

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FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS| TEMBOH

Arts & Crafts Photos Copyright of Chileshe Tembo | Interview By Andre Williams

The arts and crafts segment of The Global Zambian Magazine is

computer illustrations making it possible for their work to be shared

dedicated to showcasing the various Zambian talent within the world

through the internet and implement into books and comics or graphic

of fine art, ceramics, and sculpting. With the digital era in full force, it

novels. Fully embracing the creativity of this season's theme, it was

has become pretty evident that art has seamlessly crossed over through

fantastic coming across graphics designer and illustrator Chileshe

CGI and CAD, methods of art that have been utilised in elements

Tembo also known as Temboh. I find his work captivating, and he

such as architecture, film making, and interior decorating just to name

truly is a rare gem in his field within the Zambian market place, which

a few. In recent years however coming out from the motion graphics,

in my opinion makes him that much more of value, and speaking to

artists have further developed their skills with the aid of advanced

him about his work was educational and inspiring to say the least.

updates on software such as Photoshop and Corel Draw to create

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ndrĂŠ: I would like to begin with an introduction of who you are. Who is Chileshe Tembo or as some might know Temboh?

hileshe: I am an introvert and an unconventional weirdo, a graphic designer/illustrator by profession and I also make music

and write poetry. Basically an all-round creative.

A: That is quite a description and an impressive one at that. As far as being an introvert and weirdo, I believe

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FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS | TEMBOH that to be a prerequisite for most creatives, so you are not alone. C: Why thank you. Right, most creatives are just weird ha ha ha.

A: So the graphics design/illustration work music making and poetry; which one came first, or did you find yourself practicing all three at once? C: At first they were all simply just phases. The art came first but it wasn’t serious at the time. I then took an interest in editing pictures and stuff and that one just stuck, but for some reason I found myself gravitating towards writing and I did that for a while. Then I went back to art, that was around 2013 and I’ve been trying to create some sort of synergy ever since.

CAPTIONS Opposite Page: Orange Fever This Page: Left: It's the way that you pray

A: And speaking of your body of work, needless to say, it is beyond impressive. What would you describe

A: What was your inspiration that got you into art?

your style, as I have noticed that you lean towards ink

C: Graffiti. The way the letterforms were intricately

on the fine art side, and you transfer that style on to

woven together, the colour combinations and the art

your digital work.

within the text drew me in. I really wanted to do stuff

C: I honestly never know how to describe my art

like that.

style, but I would say it borders between realism and whimsical

A: Looking at your body of work, I can see how graffiti was is an influence

A: That makes sense, which brings me to the question

C: Yeah it’s still a huge part of me

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FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS| TEMBOH The followers started picking up on it and that’s when it got fun and scary because there were people waiting to see what Fiona would do next. I managed to get through 31 days. And yeah without the poetry I don’t think I would have been able to write anything half as decent. Lol.

A: That is amazing, so should we expect this to turn into a full comic book? And perhaps a series of them? C: Yes and No. Still figuring it out, but my hope is that I do get it published and if there’s a demand for more develop it into a series.

A: Obviously the great thing about art is that you what technically is a graphic novel/comic book. Tell me a bit more about that, I'm assuming this is where your art and poetry skills come together in order to provide the story line to go with the imaging. C: Okay, so for the inktober challenge the initial plan was simply me drawing this character named Fiona in different scenarios, very simple setups nothing too hectic. However, by the third day everything had changed because I suddenly realised that it was turning into a story, so I decided to go with the flow. None of it was pre-planned. It was challenging because every day I would have to build up on this plot and pretty much draw the whole scene in just a day.

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can diversify your portfolio. In your case as a career where have you applied your art? You mentioned that graphics design/illustration are what you do for a living. In what capacity have you applied this; are you a freelancer, or do you work for a particular firm, or simply sell your work online and in exhibitions or all the above? C: I haven’t considered art as a career until now. So at the moment I’m networking and also working towards participating in art shows and exhibitions around the country. As for Graphics I am currently freelancing, still trying to establish myself.


FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS | TEMBOH A: For someone who is still trying to establish yourself, you have certainly established a great foundation. How else would we have come across your work otherwise? There are many Zambian artists out there who are in your art genre, but not many put fine in finesse when it comes to their presentation, so you should be proud of what you have accomplished so far. C: I am proud for sure.

A: Where you are based can sometimes affect how financially rewarding being an artist can be. Where are you currently based, and how does that affect you making a living from your work? What sort of challenges are you met with? C: I am currently based in Zambia. I was in England for 5 years and only just recently returned. So finding my feet has been my biggest challenge so far, per say. Another challenge would be pricing of artwork. If there are standard prices for art I’m not aware. So, I simply have trouble figuring out just how much to charge people for the work. It’s always a battle between pricing things too high or too low.

A: In England, there are many opportunities for artists to network and basically get immersed into the art industry therefore giving them adequate information that assists with pricing work and knowing the direc-

tion to go in regards to that. So trying to find your feet in Zambia, have you had the opportunity to attend events if any, where artists meet up and network and share ideas on how to grow as artists? If not why do you think that is? C: There are a lot of art events going in Zambia at the moment and I hear nothing but good feedback, unfortunately I haven’t had the chance to attend any yet. However, I’ve made it my mission to attend at-least 5 this year just get the ball rolling

A: Let's step away from the financial side of things and back into the artistry. Although art is very much in the forefront currently, many have little to no understanding of how much effort and time is required CAPTIONS Opposite Page: Don’t stay drowning in the deep of this sometimes depressing life. You take that time pain and make something beautiful of it in whatever way you can. This Page: By year 2044, Zambia is technologically advanced enough to carry out its own space expeditions. Human augmentation has completely reshaped the way of life and interplanetary teleportation is the next big thing

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FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS| TEMBOH A: What did you do in order to develop your art skills after you decided it was what you wanted to pursue? C: I took part in the inktober challenge every year for the last 4 years. I invested in sketchbooks and all types of materials and just really explored different techniques. I followed a lot of Instagram’s revered artists and conveniently enough some had YouTube accounts where they posted tutorials and tips on how to improve artistically. I watched those religiously and would practice every chance I got.

A: Basically you are self-taught? You did not take on any professional vocational training? C: I guess you could say that. No I didn’t take any CAPTIONS This Page: Mother Zambia Opposite Page: I’m a man with good intentions just misunderstood.

training

A: Pure talent, now that's something. What would

to complete a single piece of work. So from your ex-

your top 3 do's and top 3 don'ts when it comes to

perience; on average, and with each style of the work

creating art regardless of the style of art.

you do, how long does each style a piece take you to

C: Do's

complete?

with completing a piece in one sitting other times I

1. Be self-aware. Especially important for when you’re in the zone so you can master the feeling and possibly recreate it. 2. Complete what you start. 3. Practice every day.

add little elements to it slowly. It depends mostly on

Don'ts

the subject matter and the overall mood.

1. Don’t be too hard on yourself, everyone sucks in the beginning. 2. Don’t limit yourself to one style in the be-

C: It could 4 hours or a month. Sometimes I’m okay

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FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS | TEMBOH

ginning. Explore every style as much as you can before narrowing it down to something specific. 3. Don’t steal work. You can draw in the style of someone else but always bring your own elements to it to create something new and different. A: Where do you see your art taking you in the next five years? C: To art galleries and exhibitions, animations and possibly even comics

A: You mentioned writing poetry and making mu-

sic; where do these stand in comparison to your art work? Are they more on a hobby level or have you been able to build them up in the same way you have with your art? And how do you find the time to accommodate it all into your daily life? C: I think I have been able to build them up in the same way. I’d even say I’m much better known for making use. I do think though eventually they’ll all be able to stand alone as formidable entities. I

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FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS| TEMBOH

CAPTIONS This Page: Change Opposite Page: Transcendence

really just let them happen naturally rather than try

fruition?

to fit them into a schedule and I feel like it works

C: Tembo is my surname and during my design

better that way.

course there was a time where we had to brand ourselves. I chose Tembo because in Swahili the name

A: Before I wrap up the interview, tell me about

means elephant. And in many African cultures the

your artist name Temboh; how did that come into

elephant is seen as a sign of strength, and longevity.

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FEATURE | ARTS & CRAFTS | TEMBOH It’s also considered as a loyal and cooperative ani-

counts

mal and those are some of the attributes that I wish

Find Temboh on social media

to embody as a brand. The H was added simply be-

someone had already beat me to it.

Facebook: Temboh Twitter: Temboh_ Instagram: Temboh_ Artstation: Temboh Behance: Temboh

A: Finally where can people get in touch with you

A: Is there anything you would like to add for our

or find your work?

readers?

C: My work is available on my social media ac-

C: I love to see people realise just how limitless we

cause I couldn’t purchase the Tembo domain name,

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are when it comes to bringing things to life. We are

honest, unfiltered self. That’s the most awesome gift

all creators in our own right and I’d like encour-

one could give to someone.

age everyone to keep pursuing whatever it is they are into. Challenges exists but that’s all the fuel you

Andre: Well that's a wrap, thank you for your time

need to keep going. Keep dreaming, keep creating.

Chileshe. Chileshe: Thank you for sparing some time.

I’d like to give a huge shout-out to my mum for enabling my dreams and allowing me to be my most

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bills LIFESTYLE | REDUCE ENERGY COSTS

cost effective energy saving methods

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f you live in an allelectric powered home like me, then your energy saving is likely to be on the top of your list of priorities. With the ever changing climate and economy, individuals find that they are looking for ways to save on energy either for financial reasons or to help with being more eco-friendly. So whichever your reason, the following methods will definitely apply to you.

Purchase Energy Efficient Appliances The advancements in technology have meant that more and more companies develop appliances that are more eco-friendly. Many find that energy efficient appliances are more expensive than standard appliances, which in most cases than not are; however the long term savings

Your Daily Routine In the years I have developed a habit of ensuring that I switch off the lights of every room I am not occupying. This is something that is good to put into practice, particularly if you own a large home with plenty of rooms and a lot of light fixtures. Getting into the habit of not only just turning the lights off in unoccupied rooms, but turning off appliances that are not in use, at the main switch. On average 9-16% of the electricity consumed in homes comes from appliances when they are in standby mode.

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are highly beneficial. When purchasing energy efficient appliances, it is always good to look out for the energy ratings label as pictured below, with A being the most energy efficient, and G the least efficient. Something to put into consideration when purchasing an energy efficient appliance is the size, as that does affect the level of energy saving the appliance will provide. For example a

500ltr refrigerator is likely to cost almost twice as much to run per year as a 200ltr refrigerator with a lower energy rating. The advisable thing to do is to check for the best energy saving appliance against its size in order to determine how you save.

Install energy efficient windows, doors, and insulation One of the main things that assist in maintaining heat in your home rather than constantly trying to rely on the central heating or other high energy consumption methods is your windows and doors and general insulation of your home. Windows If you live in a hot climate it is likely that you live in a home that was built with single glazing windows, whereas most homes in colder climates, are built with double glazing windows in order to keep the cold out during the colder seasons. However now, you can have your homes fitted with triple glazing windows, which aid in maintaining the warmth in your home,

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LIFESTYLE | REDUCE ENERGY COSTS this is something that is recommended even if you live in warmer climates as it comes in handy during the winter months. It is definitely a good way to ensure that you do not utilise heaters too much therefore saving you money on higher energy bills from your heating.

Insulation Home insulation is something that is common in colder climates, and something that is extremely helpful in maintaining a warm home in the cold winter season. What is important to know is that a properly insulated home, actually has an advantage in the warm summer months too. As you might already know, insulation provides a barrier against the transfer of heat in and out of your home; during the warmer seasons the insulation you put into your walls, and attic will work to reduce the transfer of heat into your home. The heat transfer from shingles and siding also reduces the energy capacity required by the cooling system, therefore reducing your additional spend on utility bills.

Example of an Energy Efficient Window Doors When it comes to the doors, it is advisable to ensure that your doors are tightly fitted without any gaps that let out a lot of air through the spaces between the frame and the door. Energy efficient doors are actually available for purchase and come with the required specs to ensure that your home is kept warm as demonstrated in the image below.

MULTIPLE GLASS PANES Double or triple-paned insulating glass is used to reduce heat flow.

Example of a Smart Power Strip

Smart Power Strips

The electricity used by electrical items when placed on standby also known as “phantom loads�, make up to 9-16% of the electricity consumed in your home

TIGHTER FIT AND IMPROVED WEATHER STRIPPING New frames may include a magnetic strip to create a tighter seal that reduces air leakage around the edges.

IMPROVED CORE MATERIALS Fibreglass, wood cladding, and steel with polyuerathane foam core are among the most energy-effecient door materials available today.

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LIFESTYLE | REDUCE ENERGY COSTS as stated in the beginning of this article. One of the most effective ways of dealing with this is through the latest innovation of using the smart power strip. Smart Power Strips unlike the standard power strip, can be scheduled to turn off at specific periods of times of inactivity. This can be done through a remote switch or a master switch. You can also find applications on your smart phones or tablets that work as master switches in order to manage all your smart devices in your home, for overall efficiency. For those that perhaps have a mixture of devices needing to be plugged into the same power strip with some requiring to stay on and others with the option of being switched off completely, you can find power strips that can accommodate this, without you having to purchase separate power strips.

house to stay cool or warm. This also allows you to be able to set the thermostat so that the heating or cooling system turns on about 10 minutes or so prior to your arrival at your home. That way you do not arrive home to a sweltering hot or freezing cold house, so you basically save money without sacrificing your comfort. It has been stated that on average, a programmable or smart thermostat can save you about $180 per year on your energy bills. The bonus about the advancement in smart technology also means that you get to have a variety of programmable and smart thermostats to choose from, like ones that can help you monitor your HVAC system and monitor your air filters for replacement, including working around your schedule.

Example of Energy Efficient Bulbs

Energy Saving Light Bulbs

Example of a Smart Thermostat

Programmable or Smart Thermostat When you have a busy home and schedule, it can get a little tricky to try and keep up with your household energy consumption. This is where the programmable or smart thermostat come into the picture. They come in very handy in particular for homes that use prepaid meters. The advantage of having a programmable or smart thermostat is that, it enables you to schedule the times when your heating or cooling system turns on and off, allowing you to have your heating turned on at the times when you need it, such as the mornings when you are getting ready for work and in the evening when the whole family is home and needing the

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If you live in a country where the winter months have long nights and short days, you definitely need to consider using energy saving bulbs if you do not already, and this is why. The average home uses traditional incandescent light bulbs which also happen to consume an excessive amount of electricity, on top of that, they require replacing quite regularly. The better alternative would be to opt for the light-emitting diode bulbs (LED) or the compact fluorescent lights (CFL). These use up less electricity ranging from 25% to 80% less, and they last from 3 to 25 times longer than traditional bulbs. They do have a slightly higher purchase price, however they do save you a lot of money on your energy bills and on the regular replacement of bulbs.


LIFESTYLE | MOTIVATIONAL

THE POWER OF INTENTIONAL LIVING

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By Malama Simukwai

ever

leave

anything

to

chance” these are the words that constantly ring in my

mind and have become a basis on which I ensure and measure that I live intentionally.

I used to be someone that always left everything to chance and it was the most frustrating thing ever, because I always set mental expectations and left it to chance for them to be achieved. Guess what? I never achieved anything. So, I came up with a life principle to never leave anything to chance.

If you are going to achieve your dreams, you must be accountable for the goals you have set, and for your time. Constantly and consistently ask yourself this, “what have I done today to achieve my goals and vision?” You must be intentional about your life, about your dreams, goals, vision and destiny. Leaving them to chance is an Spring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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LIFESTYLE | MOTIVATIONAL

illustration of unintentional living.

This principle led me to become a planner, which is why, every morning I ensure that I know what I will be doing every hour of the day

me very productive; it is evident that due to this planning mechanism, I am able to hold myself accountable to the goals I have set for that day, month and year.

locked up in time but is locked up inside

If you are going to it. At the centre of an apple is a seed that dominate your future today you must stop guarantee its future, at the heart of every waiting for luck to be blade of grass is a seed that guarantees its on your side future, within every shell of a nut is a seed

by planning beforehand. This has made

that guarantees its future and in every human being is a

If you are going to dominate your future today you must

seed that guarantees their future.

stop waiting for luck to be on your side, but you must create your own luck by ensuring that when chance

The future is in you and so it’s time for you to dominate

does come your way, you will seize the opportunity. You

the future today by not leaving anything to chance but

need to understand that the future is not in a couple

by being intentional about the way you live. If the seed

of years, but the future is in you! It’s the things you

is not watered, it dies! What part of your destiny are

do today that will create the future you want. Let me

you killing? What goal or vision aren’t you watering

justify this.

daily? You can only get to where you want to go by going there and not by waiting for there to come to you.

When you look at an apple or anything that God

So, become fruitful by being intentional daily.

created, you realise that the future of that thing is not

Intentional living extends to the smallest details of your

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LIFESTYLE | MOTIVATIONAL

life including; the friends you keep; what you

the future today. Start today! Plan your life in

eat; what you do; and how you do what you do. It

accordance with your goals and vision. Every

is witchcraft to expect a harvest where you have

little detail matters.

not planted and watered, so how are you living? HERE’S TO INTENTIONAL LIVING! Always remember that it’s not too late to start living intentionally and aiming at dominating

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FEATURE | PROPERTY

3 bedroom house for sale in Olympia Park Extension (Zambia)

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he property market in Zambia is booming makes for the perfect holiday home that you can let and I am here for it. Whether you are out to holiday makers when not in use. And for those looking to invest or to buy your first second simply looking for a home away from home, whenever Lusaka Arcades +260 home, (0) 21 125there 3420 is no shred of a doubt you need that much needed break from the stresses of or third E & OE that Zambia is for sure the perfect place to purchase work, Zambia is a destination where you will not only a new property. With the guaranteed warm climate receive great rates but vast land, making it value for pamgolding.co.za through three quarters of the year, for investors, this money and a great purchase to add to your net worth.

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FEATURE | PROPERTY

5 bedroom house for sale in Roma (Zambia)

$1,500,000 includes VAT

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Chisha Simuyemba 965 797911 Two newly built three bedroom houses for+260 sale (0) sharing , with chisha.simuyemba@pamgolding.co.zm separate entrances, sitting on 1,000 square meters of land. 3 bedrooms (1 ensuite) 3 bathrooms 1 reception room

Two family homes in the secure estate of Roma Park, with the main house sitting on 503sqm, and the second house sitting on 297sqm 5 bedrooms (2 en suite) 2 bathrooms 5 reception rooms 1 x Guest House (4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom)

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TGZ | STYLE | PANTONE COLOUR OF 2019

come alive with living coral Plush up your new year with Pantone's colour of 2019, Coral Living. announced in early December of 2018. Coral Living has certainly quickly made its mark in the world of fashion. Only less than 24 hours after it's announcement as the colour of 2019 was super model Gigi Hadid spotted in an ensemble featuring the colour, combining designs from Ronald Van Der Kemp, Moschino and a pair of Louboutin heels. If you have always wanted to add a rich but yet subtle splash of colour into your style, then look no further than Coral Living. By: Ethel Gondwe

(Above) Brandon Maxwell: The catwalks were filled with colour, amongst which was none other than Living Coral, as seen at the Brandon Maxwell Spring 2019 collection. (Top Left) Gigi Hadid: Stepping out dripped in all Living Coral, the model was all smiles as she stepped ahead of the trends embracing the just announced Pantone colour of 2019.

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ophisticated, elegant yet approachable are the three words I would describe Coral Living if it were a person. With that said, as far as style goes, that is what it will add to your fashion and/or decor. This trendy colour of 2019, is definitely one for the masses as it has no age, gender or colour on who gets to wear it. A colour that is suitable for any occasion and any place as featured at West Philadelphia's newest restaurant Louie Louie pictured in the right bottom-top image, gives you that sense of comfort and warm welcome. Be it makeup, clothing, accessories or interior design, there sure is enough Coral Living to go around to keep you in trend, and provide that amazing hint of brightness to any wardrobe, home or features; start warming up your winter into spring right now.

Flowers are always the best excuse to add that great splash of colour all around your wedding, and Coral Living, brings the touch of warmth needed for that special day as seen in the top image.

Made For Make-Up: (LtoR, TtoB ) Zhuzh up your make up all whilst keeping it glowing with these Spring must haves, from NARS to the long term collaborative efforts of Butter London and Pantone. Living Coral Plush Rush Lip Gloss and Plush Rush Blush Stick. NARS Hardwired eyeshadow, NARS Blush in Torrid. Butter London + Pantone Coral Living nail lacquer

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“Accessorise to your heart's

LtoR Clockwise: Fascinator hat by Laurie, Envelope Wristlet Cross body Clutch Bag with Chain Strap, Valentino Gravani two tone leather pumps and, Michael Valitutti Palladium Silver Ethiopian Opal & Salmon Coral Drop Earrings.

content this spring when attending the elegant High Teas, Races, Weddings and many other Spring time soirees. Add Coral Living to your whites, blues, yellows, greys and more, to give you that added edge, and stand out appearance”

A Coral Winter Warmer: Who says you have to wait until the spring time to get into the Coral Living style? Get ahead of the trend with this beautiful Verloop "Sakura" wool scarf. The ideal accessory for the grey and black trench coats.

Shoes are definitely in the top list of accessories when it comes to pulling the whole outfit together, like the Malone Soliers Metallic leather trimmed moiré mules pictured above. And if you are looking for fashspiration, look no further than the Spring 2019 catwalk collections. L to R: Sies Marjan, Marc Jacobs, Fendi & Acne Studios.

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he beauty about warm colours like Coral Living, is the vast range in style creativity it gives you, and basically aptly allowing you to live your best fashion life. A prime example of this are the accessories and dress on the left, where more Coral Living is more. hat you have here is a Floral Chiffon Hanky Hem Dress in a eggshell white, and splashes of floral print in Coral Living. Pair it with the Clutch Tropic by Diana Ulanova which much like the dress mixes the colour tones, and has a design that compliments the dress's leafy hem line. Add some sparkle to your feet, with the Giuseppe Zanotti glitter heel sandals, and finish off the look with the Michael Valitutti Palladium Silver Bamboo Coral Stud Earrings, and your look is complete without the need for additional accessories.

Indulge in some colour with Coral Living for your 2019 style trends. Tech With Style: Being tech savvy does not have to be dull, post your favourite memories on social media, with this stylish iPhone XR in Coral Living. Now that, is GeekSheek.

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Melissa Ross Network Marketer & Independent Distributor

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Why should you care? With the rising costs of healthcare and the devastating results of unemployment and poverty in our country, Longrich is the answer to many of our challenges. Prevention is better than cure

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Plugging the unemployment gap With unemployment being at an all-time high in SA, the Longrich business opportunity is the ideal solution for individuals who are looking to earn an income whilst developing priceless skills. Further, it should come as no surprise that the direct selling industry can help close the massive skills gap for today’s out-of-work graduates and upcoming professionals. Why join Longrich? In short, the company is looking for partners to own their own franchise business all over the world. Aside from a fantastic range of products, Longrich also offers individuals greater profitability, training and support to help you eliminate the pitfalls, drawbacks and weaknesses of traditional network marketing systems. Starting up your Longrich business is easy as there is no registration fee. Your purchase makes you a member from any of the 4 entry levels available: Silver (K1500) Gold (K2000) Platinum (K2500) Platinum VIP (K27000)

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FEATURE | THE GOOD CHOICE

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Written by Ethel Gondwe Weddings are a time of bliss, and always such a wonderful occasion, whether you are an invited guest or part of the bridal party. However in order to have that beautiful unforgettable day, there is a lot of planning required, with one of the biggest of them all being finding the ideal venue. For this season we are here to show you some fantastic venues for those looking to have a destination wedding.

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A. The Royal Livingstone Hotel If you are looking for a destination wedding venue that has a mixture of Victorian style blends and indigenous African elements, with the option of an indoor or outdoor reception, then look no further than The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara. You will be treated to views of the famous Victoria Falls and 5 options for your reception from the The Royal Livingstone Sun deck which can host up to 100 guests, with the Victoria Falls for its backdrop surrounded by the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park. The Royal Livingstone Lawns for up to 700 guests, elegantly set outdoors with views of the Zambezi River. The David Livingstone Boma for up to 350 guests, in a traditional village setting. The Banqueting Room that seats up to 450 guests, with African dĂŠcor. And finally the Kingfisher Boma, that seats up to 250 guests, with lush gardens overlooking the pond.

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B. Forde Abbey Nothing makes you feel more like a queen on your C big day than to get married in a castle, and the Forde Abbey in Dorset, Chard Somerset is just the place. With a seating of up to 200 guests, The Great Hall which was built almost 500 years ago has a unique oak panelled ceiling and tall mullioned windows, will give you the perfect fairy tale wedding. For a more intimate setting, there is the Monks’ Refectory which seats up to 80 guests, with family portraits surrounding the walls, for that authentic Victorian feel. With 30 acres of award-winning gardens you are guaranteed to have your picturesque wedding moments for your album.

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C. Tortuga Bay Hotel at D Puntacana Resort & Club The AAA Five Diamond Awarded Property is the only property in the Dominican Republic to hold this accolade. The property is host to luxurious villas, with interiors impeccably designed by the world-famous Oscar de la Renta. Offering first class service to guests from the moment of your arrival at the airport, you are definitely guaranteed to have a wedding to remember. From a private car to escort you to your villa, it only gets better from there. The boutique hotel includes 13 luxury villas located in a private enclave within the resort. The villas range from 1 bedroom junior suites, 2 bedroom suites, and 3 or 4 bedroom villas, all of which are situated along pristine white sandy beaches.


FEATURE | THE GOOD CHOICE D. Mamounia Palace Hotel of Marrakech If you are looking for a vibrant, yet historic venue for your nuptials, The Mamounia palace Hotel of Marrakech is the ideal place of choice. From the rich textures and the oriental décor, you are certain to receive the ultimate in luxury surrounded by a rich culture. You and your guests will experience the atmosphere of a Moroccan house with the comfort of a palace. The reception area alone, gives you the embodiment of ArabAndalusian architecture, with a craftsmanship rich with an illustrious past. The gardens of La Mamounia are a delight, they are lined with centuries old olive trees, Madagascar periwinkles and orange trees, giving you that beautiful B Mediterranean scent among some 1,200 plant species for you to enjoy.

E. Dunton Hot Springs Probably the unexpected destination wedding venue, but ideal for the thrill seeker, and a great choice for an unforgettable wedding. Dunton Hot Springs offers a variety of overnight and day packages, with the option of renting out the entire town or ranch. Nestled deep in the San Juan Mountains of the Colorado Rockies, you will be treated to adventure with tranquillity, amidst hand-hewn log cabins, hot springs beneath the snow banks and much more, all whilst enjoying the soothing sounds of the waterfall.

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F. Amanpuri Nestled in a coconut grove on a peaceful peninsula, Amanpuri is a gateway to the natural wonders of Phuket and the Andaman Sea. With a choice of numerous venues within the property, Amanpuri will arrange pre and post-ceremony celebrations, which include casual lunches, stylish cocktail parties, lavish banquets or intimate family meals. Amanpuri have a dedicated team to assist with the venue selection and arrangement from the menus to the hair and makeup and entertainment. Whatever your request, you are going to be catered to from beginning to end, giving you stress free pre-wedding planning and an enjoyable unforgettable experience for your big day.

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FEATURE | TRAVEL Lilayi Lodge

TOURISM ZAMBIA

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DESTINATION Wilderness meets luxury is the best description I can give Lilayi Lodge; situated on the outskirts of Lusaka, it is not a long distance drive from the main city yet it gives you everything you would be looking for in a luxurious wilderness holiday location. What better way to spend your vacation than having your chalet right in the game park. The ideal location for couples, business individuals and families; Lilayi Lodge provides you with an authentic Zambian experience all whilst enjoying the luxuries of a high end hotel. With a history dating back to the mid-70s, Lilayi Lodge was officially opened in November 1991, and has since grown in popularity with both the locals and the tourists alike. Lilay Lodge

Lilayi Lodge Poolside Night View

FAMILY CHALETS

A stay at Lilayi Lodge with the family, makes for a great Safari holiday. With accommodations consisting of en suite two double bedroom chalets that sleep a family of four; the chalets come with fully furnished lounges which make room for that much needed family time and some great R&R.

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"Our restaurant team take great pride in showing guests what we have to offer - from our crystal stem ware and decanters through to our specialist coffee."

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FEATURE | TRAVEL

TOURISM ZAMBIA

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LILAYI LODGE

DELUXE CHALETS

LILAYI LODGE

BAR LOUNGE For the coffee lovers out there, the Bar Lounge at Lilayi Lodge has on offer a great range of Zambian coffee served by friendly and experienced Baristas. If coffee is not your drink of choice, available to you is an extensive range of drinks and cocktails to choose from, while you enjoy the serenity of the atmosphere, and the authentic warm Zambian decor. Visit: www.lilayi.com

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Luxury cannot get any better than relaxing in your deluxe chalet, while the wildlife is right outside your verandah, enjoying their graze. The open plan en-suite bedrooms, are furnished to impeccable standards, with Victoria Albert Volcanic Limestone soaker baths, spacious showers, and not forgetting wi-fi for you to share your adventures online. Visit: www.lilayi.com

OUTDOOR RELAXATION

LOUNGE PATIO

INTERESTING FACTS: Lilayi Lodge is a partner in conservation and education projects that are dedicated in the preservation of Zambia's flora and fauna.

RELAX OUTDOORS WITH THE FRESH AIR BREEZE, IN COMFORT AND STYLE AT THE LOUNGE PATIO, WHILE SIPPING ON A GLASS OF WINE FROM THE WIDE SELECTION.

The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, is part of Lilayi Lodge's long history in supporting wildlife conservation, two hectares of land was donated to Game Rangers International. Through this partnership Lilayi Game Farm has become home to a number of orphaned elephants that have seen the loss of their families due to poaching

"At Lilayi Lodge we are dedicated to ever enhancing our guests wine experience. Be informed of our upcoming food and wine pairing dinner functions where we host new wine estates and wine makers"

COMMUNITY

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

THE LILAYI LODGE BOARD ROOM Get away from the confinements and rigid schedule of the city, and continue your business activities at a more relaxing location in the Lilayi Lodge board room. The board room which accommodates up to 16 people, is air-conditioned and ready made for you to host your presentations, and meetings. Facilities include a tea/coffee station, 51" LED Smart television and a bar fridge. Business needs not be so taxing when you have the beauty and serenity of Lilayi Lodge and its friendly staff. At only a few miles away from the CBD, and a few hours drive from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, or for those flying on a chartered aeroplane, an airstrip is available at the lodge for your safe landing.

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TECHNOLOGY | GADGET MUST HAVES

Gadget

Must haves

FURBO DOG CAMERA WITH TREAT TOSSING TECHNOLOGY Keep an eye on your pets with the Furbo Dog Camera using your smartphone app and the camera's Wi-Fi connectivity. If that was not enough, the gadget dispenses treats right from your smartphone app, which means that, as well as communicating with your pets through the two-way audio connectivity and getting to see their every move, you get to give them treats during the course of the day while you are away from home. Other key features of the Furbo include a barking sensor, and a sturdy wooden cover.

For the gadget lovers, we take a look at what the latest gadgets are out and those you should keep an eye on.

SOUNDASLEEP BLUETOOTH PILLOW Just when you thought that smart technology couldn't get any smarter, we are presented with a smart pillow. Control your music, podcasts or bed time sounds via the app, which can track your sleep patterns and wake you up if your snoring is louder than your chosen decibel level.

NEATO D7 CONNECTED ROBOT VACUUM Thanks to cutting-edge laser mapping technology, the Neato Botvac D7 Connected robot vacuum is considered to be the best robot vacuum in the market. As well as easily avoiding obstacles and cleaning in the dark: it can store multiple floor plans, and can be programmed to have no go areas without the need for physical obstacles. In addition to that, it features Google support and Amazon's Alexa via dualband Wi-Fi connectivity.

FURNIQI WIRELESS CHARGING SIDE TABLE We all know that "wireless" chargers are in fact not as wireless as we would like them to be as they still come with several wired connections. And for those looking for the ideal wireless charging option, the Furniqi wireless charging side table is the answer you have been looking for. Although not portable like a wireless charger, the side table gives you the discretion you have been looking for as far as wired connections are concerned. Compatible with most major smart phones, all you need to do is place your phone on the side table as you would any other side table to get your charging started without having to fidget with visible wires.

SAMSONITE PIXON ROCKETBOOK REUSABLE NOTEBOOK Imagine never having to need to purchase another notebook? That is where the Rocketbook comes in. Made up of 32 wipeable pages that can be directly uploaded to Google Docs, Dropbox and other cloud services; this is an infinitely reusable smart notebook, you no longer need to worry about copying your work from paper to digital, or purchasing a new notebook once all the pages are used. The Rocketbook gives you the luxury of both. With a design that looks like any ordinary notebook, for those that enjoy carrying a notebook that looks like a notebook.

WEMO MINI SMART PLUG The WeMo mini smart plug is somewhat of a genius invention; as standard as most smart technology, it gives you access to Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant, and Apple Home Kit. But that is not what makes it stand out. You can actually control it from anywhere, set schedules for your connected appliances, and randomise your lights so as to provide added security when you are not home, to give the impression that you are at home.

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Samsonite has always been known to produce some of the best in design and durable suitcases; and so when I came across this one, I just had to include it on the list. As an individual that has major problems with excess baggage, this is definitely a gift from Heaven. With a built-in set of self-weighing scales, say goodbye to your excess baggage problems, as this suitcase will let you know exactly what your items weigh. Save yourself having to unpack and repack your clothes and accessories at the check in que by packing the exact weight even before leaving your home.

SMARTECH ILI PORTABLE TRANSLATOR We now live in a world where multiple languages are accepted in mainstream media, therefore there is no better time to be a polyglot than today. If it so happens that you only speak one language, not to worry as the Smartech Ili portable translator has got you covered. All you need to do is speak into the stick and within a fraction of a second, it translates your words into Spanish, Mandarin or Japanese. With a battery life of up to 36 hours it really is not too shabby and is a handy way of getting around in a foreign land while asking for directions or ordering a meal.


TECHNOLOGY | TECH INTO THE DRONE ZONE

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LOVE THEM OR HATE THEM, DRONES ARE HERE TO STAY, AND THIS IS WHY.

one are the days when drones were only expected to be utilised by the military to spy on enemy territories for counter terrorism without having to put themselves in the line of fire. Today the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) also known as the Drone, has quickly become the must have gadget particularly with individuals in film and television. As the Drone has become widely used in popular culture we decided to make an exploration of the device and find out what makes it the cool must have gadget of the digital age.

According to records the earliest recorded use of a UAV was in July 1849, with early innovations of the UAV starting in the early 1900s for military training. The earliest recorded powered UAV was at Archibald Montgomery Low's "Aerial Target" in 1916 with advances following during World War I and after. It was nineteen years later in 1935, when Reginald Denny a model aeroplane enthusiast and film star developed the first scaled remote piloted vehicle. Further developments emerged during World War II, and in later decades with various countries developing their own variations of the UAVs as of 2013.

THE ORIGINS Several terms for the UAV are used in today’s society with Drone being the more widely used term, which was coined in reference to the early practice of remotely-flown target aircrafts, and was first used with the Fairy Queen in 1920. UAVs are defined as a "powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator, uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift, can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely, can be expendable or recoverable, and can carry a lethal or nonlethal payload"

DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera HDR Video UAV Adjustable Aperture 20MP

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Wikipedia listed six functional categories for UAVs, (1) Target and Decoy, (2) Reconnaissance, (3) Combat, (4) Logistics, (5) Research and Development, and (6) Civil and Commercial UAVs. Our focus in this article is on the Civil and Commercial UAVs, so that we can discover what makes them so popular and why Civilian UAVs currently outnumber military UAVs, with an estimation of over a million sold by 2015. Spring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL UAVs

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The advancements in the development of the drone have had a huge benefit to society where they have been instrumental in situations such as conservation, disaster relief, crime, law enforcement, terrorism, and archaeology. This has had a positive impact on the creation of employment, which has resulted in drone programmes being introduced in universities with degrees being offered in Unmanned Aerial Systems, operation, management, maintenance and even design. Conservation is a great example of why drone technology is useful. Conservation projects take a fraction of the time and effort with drones, leaving scientists with additional time to produce more efficient work.

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parcels by air to remote or hard-to-reach areas. Agriculture is another industry that is vastly benefiting from the use of drones through the monitoring of crop growth, and the sensors and digital imaging capabilities provide farmers with a clearer view of their fields in order to spot

Of all the various industries where drones are being used, it is safe to say that the commercial industry is one that appears to have really boomed in the last decade. They have been used in journalism, filmmaking, agriculture, scientific research, aerial surveillance, cargo transport, and surveying. The rise of the digital age has meant companies and organisations having to invest more in offering consumers, quicker and more efficient services, something that the cargo

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transportation industry have taken great advantage of with companies like DHL using drone delivery and parcelcopter technology to deliver

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several issues such as soil variation, irrigation problems, and pest and fungal infestations. The creative industry is probably the one that has taken drone technology and really run with it. Today majority of movies, TV shows, and music videos that have any sort of landscaping cinematography are likely to showcase a view that was captured using a drone. It is with this that with every year, like mobile phones, there seems to be a new drone model in the market with


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DJI Mavic Pro 4K Quadcopter

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI having 75% of the civilian-market share as of 2017 with an $11 billion forecast for its global sales in 2020. French company Parrot comes in second with $110m and 3DRobotics a United States company coming in third with $21.6m as of 2014. There is a large increase in consumers purchasing drones that have advanced features which have led to a 33 percent growth in both the $500+ and $1000+ market. For a market that is fairly new, the civilian market’s growth has been rather outstanding to the point that companies are emerging in both developed and developing nations at the same time. Although extremely useful and fun to use, drones have caused some ethical concerns as

well as UAV-related accidents, which have resulted in a number of countries regulating the use of UAVs. It is no secret that the use of drones by individuals who have no experience or training in their usage has landed many a people in rather awkward and embarrassing situations with some being injured as a result. Certain countries have put in place laws that prohibit individuals from flying drones over 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of any airfields, airports, or aircrafts, failure to comply with these rules makes them a criminal offence. As of December of 2018 in the United Kingdom, operators flying UAVs of over 20 kilograms or less have to fly them within their eyesight, and UAVs flown in in-built areas must be 150 feet away from people and cannot be flown over large crowds or built up areas. In conclusion, even with the added faux pas here and there that are the result of bad drone operators, there is no shred of a doubt that UAVs aka drones are having a great impact to society as far as advancements in technology is concerned. They come in handy particularly with jobs that require going to areas that would not otherwise be reached or explored, and with the constant evolution and advancements, it would not be surprising in the next ten years, if like mobile phones, all households will be in possession of drones for one use or another.

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TGZ POETRY Everyone loves a good poem, and for this issue we are pleased to offer you a couple of poems from one of our talented contributors, Gerry Sikazwe

- LIRA: BLACKBIRD AFLIGHT SOULFUL Sung aloud by Old Gogo's Maven palms, A true African rhythm, Africa's proud heart beat. HEARTY Stringed by ancestral banjos, A melody clothed in content Blackness, And crowned with insane Nubian coils. JAZZY Birthed from wombs of our Wisdom's lips A song soaring above our Cultures loftiness Singing freedom of our hearts To its extremity. LIRA A blackbird aflight!

Copyright © 2018 Gerry Sikazwe

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TGZ POETRY | GERRY SIKAZWE

- LEAVE A MARK You must inscribe your name in the sky, Embroidering it in thick letterings, So that ages still coming, when stars dim may still see hope. You must tattoo your deeds on the skin of the earth, Cracking the earth, you must engrave them permanently, So that tomorrow they may show just how impossible nothing is. You must write your ideas in books to be read, Your dreamy aspirations; wishes, and hopes, all these, Need not die when you do, the world depends on them to continue. You must teach your songs to winds, Your poetry must be sewn to souls of these racing horses, So that when you are dead and bones, they will your philosophy forever blow. You must cage moments, every moment, Mind you, never will you walk in them again, Capture and lock them up, they have roles to act on the future’s stage. Copyright © 2018 Gerry Sikazwe

GERRY SIKAZWE IS A STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZAMBIA, A POET AND WRITER AND CONTRIBUTOR FOR TGZMAG.COM

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FEATURE | LEGALTAINMENT

ENDORSEMENT LEGALTAINMENT | MANAGEMENT, AND TALENT DEALS PART 1

What deal have you signed? Some deals come with a signed check, and others do not. We give you an insight on what the different types of deals mean for you. By Ethel Gondwe

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There is often a misconception about what an individual gets when they sign a deal, be it a record deal, a book publishing deal, a management deal, and endorsement deal etc. Most people assume when you get a check alongside your contract you are all set financially but in fact, you just agreed to a loan you are required to pay back in the form of sales.

hen it comes to talent in the entertainment and creative arts industries many aim to strike it big by securing the ever coveted “deal� be it a book deal, publishing deal, record deal, endorsement deal etc. As far as deals go, there are many variations to being signed to a deal and this all depends on the sub industry and the level of the deal. For example in music, you can be signed to a record deal, a management deal, or a publishing deal. There are a number of successful individuals who have all three, and depending on your preference and where you are career wise it is likely you will have one of the aforementioned or none at all. So if you are working towards being signed whichever your industry, here is some useful information to aid you in making the right decision that will work for you. In part one we are going to be covering music deals and endorsement, so let us begin by delving into what a deal pertains. When you look at a record deal (recording contract), book deal, or publishing deal

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(Songwriting or producing contract), there is normally but not always an exchange of funds after the contracts have been signed. The funds that you receive from the record label or book publisher is an advance. It is referred to as an advance as it is an advance payment on the money you are expected to make from the sales of your book or sales of your music, which has to be recouped. These sales as a music artist mean that you will not be seeing any money from them until after the recoupable funds (advance) are paid back. There are three recording contracts one can sign a 360 deal, a distribution deal and a traditional recording contract.


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When an act signs a traditional recording contract, the label offers them an advance payment on their sales, which are to be paid back through record sales. The contract they sign might have varying clauses in them; some clauses will have an opt out option for the label in order to safeguard them if it turns out the music the artist releases does not do as well as expected. Other clauses include the amount of albums the artist is to produce for the label within a set period of time; this is the reason why you find that certain artists release albums almost every year, as it is due to their contractual obligations. When you are signed to this type of contract, the record label is responsible for almost all aspects of the artist’s career, from marketing, production, imaging with photoshoots and branding, all the way to studio recording and distribution. So the label does invest a substantial amount of money in order to ensure that the artists are able to sell records and book tours for them to receive their return in investment, as there is never a guarantee that the artist will do well upon being signed, hence some labels adding the opt out clause. In some cases the record labels might choose to absorb some of the costs, however many put in place the clause to recoup those costs through sales and tours. A perfect example of this is Mariah Carey’s $80 million deal with Virgin records which was later cancelled due to poor record sales from her first album with them. When it comes to the amount of royalties the artist starts to receive after the recoupable funds are paid off, the amount is not normally of a high percentage. This is because of ongoing costs in maintaining the artist’s brand, and the general percentage the label is entitled to outside of any advance payments, as they expect to make a profit from their “investment”. However once the first deal is fulfilled, labels do try to entice artists to re-sign with them by offering them a larger percentage in royalties, and more creative freedom, where more established artists get to have the choice of options to sign with other labels depending on who is offering them a better deal. The royalties pay an integral part of signing a deal, as in deals such as this one, the label owns the copyright of the music as well as the masters (masters are the original files of the music that are utilised for distribution, remixes etc.). So if you are looking to get yourself a traditional recording contract, it is important that you are aware of what you will gain and what terms and conditions come with it.

360 RECORDING DEAL 360 recording deals were extremely popular in the late 60s with labels like Motown; they have been criticised a lot due to the amount of hold they have on artists. Although still practiced today, many artists are a little bit more educated in what to expect from being signed to a 360 deal. The reason why they have been under a lot of criticism is because under a 360 deal, a label owns the following of the artist: recording royalties, publishing, your likeness (any and all appearances in all forms), touring. This means that the label would be in control of your entire image and not only the royalties and copyright of your work. Any endorsement deals, publishing deals be it book or Songwriting, the label are entitled to a percentage, the label will actually negotiate on your behalf meaning in some cases the artist might find themselves not earning much from any additional income that they are offered whilst under their 360 deal. However not all 360 deals put an artist at a disadvantage as these deals can help artists get their feet in the door, even though they are less likely to reach the profit heights as an artist signed to a traditional recording contract at a similar pace. The reason why a lot of record labels adapted to signing artists to 360 deals is due to the drop in record sales that occurred at the beginning of the 21st century, and labels saw no profits, and it became evident that artists were able to earn money from other factors surrounding their careers such as endorsement deals, appearances, merchandise and much more. The most prominent 360 deal was the $80 million EMI deal with Robbie Williams in 2002. This has trickled down to promoters such as Live Nation who are the world’s largest tour promoter who signed Madonna and Jay Z to 360 deals for their tours in 2007 and 2008 respectively. When it comes to deals that come with an extensive amount of clauses in their contracts, it is always best to seek legal counsel in order to help in the negotiating of the clauses in the contracts in order to safeguard yourself. Spring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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DISTRIBUTION DEAL A distribution deal/contract is almost self-explanatory as it is for the distribution of records to the consumer. A distribution deal is ideal for independent artists who are not looking to be tied to a recording contract, as they do not only give you the creative freedom, but you also get to hold on to your copyright and masters. When you are signed to a distribution deal, artists generally have their music licenced to the label for a period of time and for a particular territory, be it Europe, Africa, Northern America etc. Distribution deals can either be exclusive or non-exclusive; there are pros and cons to this as having an exclusive deal means that the label needs to ensure that they promote and have your music distributed adequately enough to generate sales. With your eggs all in one basket, it is always vital to ensure that your contract has stipulations in place that guarantees that the label push your music to a satisfactory level in order to generate sales at a profit. With a non-exclusive deal you have the option to be signed to several labels where the chances of reaching a wider audience is higher however, this can cause conflicts with the labels as it forces competition in the target market therefore stifling your profit margin as it could cause the decrease of sales in certain territories in order to outsell the competition. When it comes to distribution deals, whichever you choose to opt for, the ball remains in your court as an artist and your management team. You get to have the creative freedom to focus on the art and produce records that are passion projects that happen to make you a profit in the process.

PUBLISHING DEALS (MUSIC AND BOOK) A publishing contract is a legal contract between a publisher and a writer or author, for the writer(s) or author(s) to publish original content. This may involve a single written work, or a series of works. Publishing deals can be for either music or books as they both consist of originally written material.

MUSIC PUBLISHING Music publishing consists of several types of deals a Single Song deal where the writer is paid a one-time recoupable advance. Exclusive Song Writer Agreement/Publishing Deal or staff writer contract, where the songwriter generally grants all of the publisher's share of the income to the music publisher. A Co-publishing Agreement the most common of publishing deals. Where the songwriter and the music publisher are "coowners" of the copyrights in the musical compositions, and the writer becomes the "co-publisher" with the music publisher based on an agreed split of the royalties which usually is a 50/50 split. An Administration Agreement which is between a songwriter/publisher and an independent administrator, or between a writer/publisher and another music publisher. The songwriter self-publishes and licenses songs to the music publisher for a number of years and for an agreed royalty split. A Collection Agreement which is similar to the administration agreement except that the publisher only collects and distributes the available royalty income. A Sub-publishing Agreement which is a music publishing deal in foreign territories between a US publisher and a publisher in a foreign territory. They are like administration or collection deals, but limited to one or more countries outside the US. ENDORSEMENT DEALS Endorsements are a form of advertising used by companies to promote their brands and products through individuals of prominent or influential stature in society. Through the influence of being a public figure or celebrity, individuals lend their names and images to companies, in order to pro-

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mote the company’s product/brand to their audience. Companies endorse their products to known individuals/celebrities as they find it to be a more effective method of advertising for their products. Endorsements give products a much more authentic appeal to the public due to individuals being role models, and individuals who look up to the celebrities are more inclined to buy in to the product. As an individual, when you sign an Endorsement Agreement you are signing a contract that lets a company use your name, likeness, and reputation to promote their service or product. In exchange for you endorsing their product, you are given a fee. The agreement defines the terms of the endorsement, including how you will use or advertise the endorsed product or service. Other obligations may include wearing certain clothes, attending press releases, marketing events, and appearing in advertisements. The agreement also outlines the warranties, or guarantees, of both the company and you related to the product endorsement. When signing an endorsement deal, there are many ways in which you can find yourself as a selected candidate to endorse a product, this could be through your record label, your management, your PR, your agent, or you could be contacted directly if you do not have any representative. Endorsements deals are great in the sense that not only do you get to be paid to promote a product or wear or use the product or service; there are also additional perks like being given complimentary items or services from what you have been endorsed to promote. Part two of this article will be covering book publishing, management deals, agent and PR contracts.

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COVER STORY | CHADZANSO MWENDA

“Personally it made me believe in myself more, made me believe I can cross borders and not limit myself,”

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he is a believer in hard work, has a presence that commands respect, with a passion for the creative industry working as an actress and all round behind the scenes manager, all whilst dabbling in property development and being a full time mother. As far as super women go, she is definitely in that league, and The Global Zambian Magazine where curious to find out who Chadzanso Mwenda aka Juvi is and what makes her tick.

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ANDRE: First of all, thank you for taking the time for us at The Global Zambian Magazine. You first came to our attention in the popular series Love Games, was this your first acting role? CHADZANSO: I should be thanking you as well, I am grateful. No it wasn't. My first acting role was in a drama series called ‘My Country’ for the Africa Peer Review Mechanism under the Ministry of Justice. It was a Media 365 production. I played a school girl named Bwalya alongside Mr Bob Nkosha whose character was my father in the series. A: So is it safe to say acting is something you always wanted to pursue? What inspired you to get into acting and what did you do in order to get the necessary training and your foot in the INTERVIEW BY ANDRE WILLIAMS PHOTOGRAPHY COMMISSIONED FOR THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE LOCATION: PORTICO RESTAURANT LUSAKA, ZAMBIA WARDROBE: HOUSE OF INTHANDA, TULI'S VINTAGE HOUSE, AMANDA SILAVWE MUTAWE FOR STYLES BOUTIQUE HAIR: RHODA MVULA MAKE-UP: CHOOLWE MWANAMAKONDO

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Here I met Fred Phiri aka Banknotes who owned a magazine called Trendsetters with his siblings, so I joined them at Youth Media then, which is now Media 365 the producers of the award winning drama series Love Games and a lot of other major productions here in Zambia as a production intern, writer in the magazine and quite often one of their models. From then on I discovered I had creative gifts. I went to TEVETA in Long Acers for about six weeks to do the basics in video production. Thereafter in 2009, my mother, with a lot of sacrifices sent me to South Africa Johannesburg in Newtown, to City Varsity school of media arts, a renowned arts school in South Africa where I registered to pursue a degree in Film and Motion picture. A: That is quite an amazing journey, and speaking of Love Games; in Love Games you played a character

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C: Well I got a lot of help preparing for that role. I was in Johannesburg at the time I was told I was going to be Playing ‘Tasheni Chanda’, but I came home in good time to have lots of prep actors workshops with big names like Uncle Jeff Sitali etc. It was hard especially because they are people in real life that exist like her and just putting myself in those shoes, I made it work. God got me through all the way and my co-actors where brilliant, the directors very naturist and harnessing, so everything just flowed so naturally. A: Was being a part of Media 365 the producers of Love Games the reason you got the role or did you have to audition just like everyone else? C: I did audition a few months prior to the phone call that I had got the role. I was home on holiday when I saw the call to audition so I asked them (Media 365) what was going on. Their main concern was if I was

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C: No growing up I always wanted to study political science that was my first choice. When I was about fifteen/sixteen years old I used to spend a lot of time at a studio called Tyme Lyne entertainment owned by Ombani Sakala aka Inferno doing radio voice overs/ characters for cause related radio drama series SFH, the girl child etc.

that was involved in somewhat of a love triangle that included her cousin and her cousins fiancé, she fell in love with a man society would perceive as "poor" and she was besties with a girl that was basically seen as a pariah in society. What was it like to immerse yourself into that character who was basically pulled in various directions that required her to make lots of difficult life choices?


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A: Well isn't that something, because Tasheni was a much more complex character. After obtaining your degree in film and motion picture at City Varsity, which I assume was after the completion of Love Games, what did you learn from there that you are bringing to the Zambian film and television industry? C: Yes and the person who auditioned for Carol was brilliant they picked

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going to be available because I was at the time studying away from home. But I insisted I wanted to give it a shot, and they said OK; it was nerve wrecking. The panel of judges was tough Mr Mumba Kapumpa, Jeff Sitali and a few other tough judges. But it went extremely well, especially because I auditioned for ‘Carol’ but they felt I would do a better Tasheni. I guess God had other plans.


COVER STORY | CHADZANSO MWENDA her right away! But hadn't found a Tasheni yet. So I did another audition for the role of Tasheni. To answer your question about my University degree, I left for South Africa in 2009 February, and in 2010 around April, my life took a different turn. I fell pregnant at age 21, it was a bitter sweet period in my life because my partner at the time denied the responsibility. But I simply took what had happened in my stride; I held my head high and came home. I gave birth on 25th December 2010 on Christmas day yep! I had a beautiful baby girl (aww this gets to me every single time I tell this story) I named her after my mother who is now late MHSRIEP-MARY-ANN she just turned 8 last December, all Glory to the Most High for His mercy and grace endures for ever. My Mother being the immaculate Woman she was sent me back to school, yes to my surprise! After how I repaid her for the millions of kwachas she had already spent, she said go back! I was raised by a single Mum, and I am the last of two girls and in my mother's exact words "you are a mother now, it's a different ball game who will raise your child if you don't finish school." So I went back when my daughter was about seven months old, it was during the first holiday I took my baby was about 1/3 months when I auditioned for Love Games. I travelled back to school then a few months later I got the call, so yes I packed my bags did not pay for the following semester came home to film Love Games which took way longer than expected. So by 2014 my life had taken a different turn I got more work especially behind the scenes production work. I was back and forth between here and South Africa so God willing one day I will get to complete my degree as intended. I learnt a lot while I was in South Africa, I used to do a lot of internships for magazines and quite a number of media houses there. So I intend to bring or rather, I have brought back home with me: consistency, punctuality, professionalism in any area of the creative industry, and also, one needs to be hungry in this business because it is an evolution it changes vastly and there are extremely talented people everywhere you go these days. So I try to stay on top of my game, stay relevant and of course work extremely hard. I have a lot of work experience under my belt with credible media houses and several productions here at home. A: Tracking back a little bit on your role in Love Games; the series became very popular. So much so, even individuals that played one line roles started telling the world that they were bona fide actors. You being one of the main characters of the series, how did that impact your professional and personal life? C: Professionally it really boosted my career because I also worked on the production team while shooting. I decided to get more training from Media 365 I would volunteer to be on other sets just to learn, and make up for school time you know. It is one of the best Zambian productions to-date so I have never taken that for granted. I am still learning still

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presenter Iku), set dress and assistant manager, because of the other roles I took up for seven episodes of My Kitchen Party Zambia Season One. They took a short break and unfortunately when resumed, I had gone back to my formal work with Elixur Integrated Media who are the Producers of Fever Season Two the drama series under Fred Phiri. I am still working with the Phiri family to-date. So I was only with My Kitchen Party Zambia for seven episodes out of thirteen episodes of season one.

A: Very well put; which actually marries in to my next question: You are the creator and producer for a new show called My Kitchen Party that airs on Zambezi Magic? But before we delve into that. Are there other productions apart from those you have just mentioned, and acting roles you have been involved in between the end of Love Games and the creation of My Kitchen Party?

Yes after Love Games I went on to do the Zambian Music Awards as first production assistant for three years running which was a Media 365 production. I went on to be a production coordinator for Our Perfect Wedding Zambia under the same media house and most recently ‘Mfuti’ a drama series produced by A-list production under Frank Sibukku for Zambezi Magic as supporting cast. I played a nurse, Juliet Mulenga who is the love interest of the lead Jack, a gangster I was in nine episodes out of ten. Then Fever the drama series like I mentioned earlier. I am establishing my own business called House of Inthanda (House of Stars) where I intend to do: talent management mostly for actors, wardrobe and styling for talent, and set dressing, as these are my strongest points as well. I dress myself for shoots appearances etc. and I want to pursue that

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building myself I intend to be a director one day. On the second season of Fever the drama series, I did get the opportunity to be second assistant director on several episodes and costume design as well as other production responsibilities. Personally it made me believe in myself more, made me believe I can cross borders and not limit myself. It made me more grateful because they are thousands of girls out there who are just as good and want that spot. So basically not to take anything in life granted.


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for others in the near future. That is far as the industry is concerned. Personally I am a single mum of two little girls my other little girl just turned 3 last December as well, and I am pursuing real estate building and developing property, something my mother was heavily involved in. I currently own two, two bed roomed houses which are on rent newly built by me through the grace of God, I have major plans to add on to that. My elder sister owns a private school named after our late parents Charles and Mary-Ann’s Gifted Minds Academy right here on our property Rockville Estate, along Mumbwa road here in Lusaka West. I am one of the silent partners/investors in that as well because we believe in education; yes God has been good to us we will not let our mother down. A: You know what, because of your name on numerous items in the credits for my kitchen party, for some reason your name got confused as producer as well C: Alright yes I have had to clarify on several occasions my name did appear a lot I was doing about 5 jobs on the set but not as a producer. A: Your major involvement in my kitchen party, can easily put you in the producer’s seat, and the reason why we thought you were the producer behind it. With that in mind, shows like Ready For Marriage, and Our Perfect Wedding Zambia; Zambians seem to enjoy watching a journey towards wedded bliss; how did this affect your contribution towards the production of My Kitchen Party? C: Well marriage here is still widely considered to be one of the most successful or rather major achievements a woman can attain; everything was real happening in the moment, very authentic, quite personal and emotional. I remember crying behind the scenes on one or two of those kitchen parties, because it was genuine emotions, real families majority of them came from humble backgrounds, I just took everything as it came. I remember scribbling and changing the script on several occasions because after we do the actual interview with the bride something totally different happens

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on the day to enhance the story. A: Everything about the production of My Kitchen Party really was tremendous. From the cinematography, the interviews, the presenter who by the way is such a natural and the graphics which shall I add is someone we featured in our first ever issue of TGZ Mag. How was that whole process for you as you had your hands in so many elements of it? Take me through the process. C: I met most of the crew members on that set for the first time. But everything came so naturally, it was a small crew and we just made sure everyone knew what they were doing. The presenter Iku brilliant; great human being, still a very good friend of mine from this particular production. She made it very easy for me to work with her we got designers to make most of her wardrobe from scratch, I made the show my own; felt like it was my baby. It got stressful sometimes due to the weather, time keeping from the participants we would have to wait for hours while they take some of the brides through the traditional processions but in the end we achieved our goal. A: Like I said the show seems like it was yours from Inception and that's a good thing. But kudos to the entire production team for a job well done C: Thank you, and I was the only lady on the crew out of nine, then our lovely talented presenter Iku. It was a male dominated set so I would get consulted on everything. I dressed and styled the presenter for the billboard, and still photos for the advertising for My Kitchen Party Zambia; it was overwhelming. A: Quality control in the arts in Zambia is a major issue partly due to the lack of educational portals to help individuals in the arts present themselves in a professional manner as well as generally being media smart, and the lack of equipment or financial backing. At TGZ Mag we do not believe in finance as a major player in producing a good quality product, and we noticed that very few Zambian produced shows possess a high quality finish. Working behind the scenes on some well-produced shows and from your observations what might be lacking in these other shows that hinders them from producing better quality shows? C: It all comes down to the producers. Honestly even the knowledgeable ones or educated ones in this creative business here do not want to give productions their all in terms of commitment, and preparation; one of the major hindrances. They do not prepare adequately, two weeks or three in post-production then they jump into the shoot. For various reasons, deadlines on deliveries, too many other productions they have taken on, then obviously they fail to give one hundred percent. Not wanting to use all the funds intended for that particular production, cutting corners for the lack of a better term, not wanting to involve other knowledgeable peers in the same line of creative work. There is also not taking the creative industry seriously or as a full time career. I guess people can’t be fully

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committed because they have regular jobs to help pay the bills etc. Hence producers will squeeze on productions to make up for other areas in their lives that need financial attention. So preparation, not collaborating, not learning from previous mistakes, not committing and the one classic error, not being united and supportive of one another's productions.

C: I must say the productions have improved, people are growing, being more open minded and are definitely more competitive. Also learning to be more self-reliant. I feel the trend of inheriting friends or close "colleges", beef in the creative industry needs to stop, and then allow oneself to experience a particular media house or producer out sourcing for themselves. The rumours need to stop! Tearing people down before they even take off, and talking down on people's work unfortunately seems to be getting worse. The petty issues are getting pettier, and people hardly use their social media platforms in the right way; busy insulting each other’s work indirectly, that sort of thing, it is very unfortunate. The young ones are not only watching this but they are learning new ways new things about film production etc. and in as much as we need to give credit to the ones before us, these kids won't be kids for long you know what I mean? New blood, definitely new talent, can contribute to fixing some of these things. And Infrastructure building proper work spaces and I don't mean millions of kwachas but just a good spacious work environment that is creative friendly, and motivating. Mobility as well, people need to be able to get from a to b in order to work effectively A: The era of interaction via social (why I hate it) unfortunately sometimes paints the wrong picture for some in regards to how a person worked their way from the bottom to the top. It also has unearthed a lot of individuals who are too cowardly to be honest with others in person and so they utilise a more passive aggressive approach on social media and that's not only in Zambia but the world all around, I

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think it stands out in the Zambian community as it is not that high in numbers; fifteen million within Zambia and a few thousands in the diaspora so when one person is attacked or their reputation defamed, it accounts for a big part of the community whereas amongst the hundreds of millions of Nigerians for example, the same would happen but would not be so noticeable. Which is the more reason why it is important to have unity amongst Zambians as you have mentioned. As a woman and a single mother in the entertainment industry in Zambia, which is predominantly male, much like your experience working on My Kitchen Party. Women to a degree are still considered as an afterthought, in particular when it comes to leadership roles like what you are pursuing. What challenges are you faced with in order to get the right doors to open and basically get your voice heard; so you can get the right support behind what you want to do? C: Exactly it is very unfortunate, one has to grow a thick skin. Networking, not too many platforms are available for us to go and interact with our peers; just exchanging notes and that sort of thing, if we make a personal effort to connect with others, the chances of getting snubbed are high, because people think you

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assuming you are doing it for fame, and also passes being made at you. Sexual harassment is the correct term to use."

want to ride on their fame or name, however still lots of few good creative people exist out here. There is hope for future networking and interactions. There are a number of other downsides, such as not being taken seriously, people assuming you are doing it for fame, and also passes being made at you. I have experienced this on one or two occasions in the years, especially just after Love Games, it was intense. Sexual harassment is the correct term to use; some men walk around feeling like they can have any woman they want. Very, very sad; if you report it or try to talk about it (which is why many women do not report the incidents) It works more to our disadvantage because it's like “who are you? Are you his so and so” that type of nonsense! Being a single working mum I have to work twice as hard 24/7 to make my mark, stand my ground, and I am quite aggressive actually when I am in work mode; I am professional, because there is a time for everything; and when in that environment you have to be a beast and go hard. We suffer from constant judgment and are often addressed as Mrs when we are asked our names, but why?? Is it automatic that we must be "Mrs", and there is the obvious problem of our fellow women not coming through for the sisters, because she wants to be the first woman known to have achieved a, b, c, which is extremely illiterate if you ask me. Family life also affects our development, we have to juggle our time and still spend adequate time with our children. I choose to rise above all this. Eighty percent of these people are irrelevant to me, just highly opinionated frustrated individuals. I won't let it stop me from achieving my goals. A: It is a crying shame that at this day and age women still have to struggle with sexual harassment

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On a less intense note. Your work with the Phiri family on Fever and your role as a nurse in Mfuti, how did those jobs come about and were you having to juggle them within the same time frame or did production take place at separate times C: Yes it is really sad, and the tragic part is some of these women give themselves, hoping to get up the ladder quicker, which is far and in between because they are queuing up ruining our reputations. They put it out there, making groups of these types of men think it is every single one of us. Mufti the producers A-list held open auditions at the play house somewhere around June 2017, I went through on the third day; I

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felt it had been long since I was on screen, so I tried my luck. At the time I didn't know who was producing it so I just went. I received a call back about a month later. I was given a role, and shot with them for about two weeks; maybe a little over two weeks then I was done with my scenes. Fever we had in post-production for months, we delayed to commence filming due to various reasons so I took the opportunity to join the Mfuti crew. So Fever was immediately after Mfuti. A: You mentioned having to audition for your role in Mfuti after a hiatus in front of the camera, after you got the role, how did you find adjusting to being on camera again and remembering your lines? C: Honestly I under estimated my role, I did not get a lot of time to prepare, I didn't get much in terms of my character background and who she was etc. it was always almost let's get into it, two-three takes per scene but that's not an excuse. So I went with my instinct most of the time, I don't know why I felt like I have got this you should be a pro by now; but I did

learn my lines very well and delivered them as naturally as possible. So on some scenes I did feel my performance was weak, that got to me after I saw the end product, but it kind of worked out because I was a supporting cast, a “goodie, goodie� girlfriend so it kind of looked like it was part of the film. But the actors on Mfuti brought it; they were fire! It was a big wake up call for me, I realised consistency is key. I am on the lookout for more acting jobs at the moment. A: So you have worked in front of the cameras and behind the camera and it has so far been with other people's productions. Have you got anything you are currently working on that is your own, film and TV wise, or planning at the moment? And what would you say would be your dream Zambian story to tell on film or TV? C: Unfortunately I am yet to embark on this journey, I would very much like for my label once it kicks off official 'House of Inthanda' like I mentioned earlier to be fashioned in a way that it can be on TV as a reality show in the future, but soon enough, as this has been on my bucket list for years. So no currently I am

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COVER STORY | CHADZANSO MWENDA to speak. Lastly, have you got any words for others aspiring to venture into the film and TV industry in Zambia?

Regarding film, I would love to develop a script I have been writing for years in honour of my grandmother and her history. My mother's mother, my grandmother is my hero; Anna Chabala Kapapula Chilombo was her name. I plan on playing her myself.

C: All I can say is before you embark on this journey search yourself and make sure you know that this something you want to do with your life, and will be proud to pass on to future generations. Have fun, live in the moment, and be open, be like a sponge. Share your knowledge with others without singing like a bird about it or how you did it, empty yourself of all your God given talents before you leave this earth. And if you are a firm believer like I am Put God first in everything that you do hold onto Christ and you will never fail.

A: That sounds great and on the reality show side, that should be interesting, I look forward to seeing that. C: My grandmother Anna an unsung Zambian heroine; an inspiring successful business woman who came from very humble beginnings. We are a family from Kabwe; my mother was her seventh child. It is a deep story of a dynasty and legacy of wealth. My mother was the last one of the Chilombos, and my grandfather was a man of the cloth Canon Reverend Alfred Mushili Chilombo in the Anglican Diocese in Kabwe, Zambia. I want to tell this story, I pray about it every day of my life; it is a real life story about legacy and giving back to the community, because she built a church. She came from a royal lineage, and was a sure force to reckon with in her time, during and after apartheid. A: We are pretty much coming to the conclusion of the interview, however there is one question I believe many are afraid to address/ask. I think it is great that many shows that are Zambian produced are making their way onto mainstream television. However something that is noticeable is the direction to mainstream television has been predominantly to Zambezi magic which we all know was created to cater to the southern African countries and is a subsidiary of the DSTV network. Why is it that ZNBC and MUVI TV which are both Zambian owned unlike Zambezi Magic do not receive or create this level of content? What is Zambezi Magic offering producers that ZNBC and MUVI TV are not? C: I can't comment on that because I have not dealt with ZNBC or MUVI TV at that level. But the most obvious one to me is budget. As far as I know their commissioning package seems to be more attractive to producers than the others. It is a sad situation that is prevailing in our country today where almost every industry needs to be propped up by foreign investment including Film and Television. Which again comes down to finances, I guess it's where the money is good and quality control. A: It is disappointing the backing is not as lucrative so

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A: Chadzanso you have been a pleasure interviewing honestly, our hope for TGZ Mag is to be able to really embrace our cover stories with mega photoshoots and really stand tall amongst the major publications of the world and it is individuals like yourself that are a God send in reminding us why this magazine is so important to us and the future of telling the Zambian story not only in a positive way but in an upstanding quality way. So thank you for taking the time. C: I am extremely humbled; it is part of the history I am making for my daughters and every other little Zambian girl out there. A: Last but not least, I have some pop questions

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Fruit Juice Whispers of the summer FAVOURITE COLOUR? Bright colours loud colours and black. FAVOURITE FOOD Ubwali nomulembwe (fried) with either kapenta or goat stew. FAVOURITE PASTIME I read a lot I have quite a collection that's when, I am not hanging out with my kids WORST HABIT I am too blunt, in your face; but not in an obnoxious manner just up front. WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT ZAMBIA Zambia is a peaceful nation we are very warm people family oriented and prayerful. THREE ITEMS YOU WOULD CARRY WITH YOU ON A STRANDED ISLAND My Bible, a mirror, water bottle… with lots of water in it hahaha! WHAT YOU ALWAYS CARRY WITH YOU A chitenge YOUR FAVOURITE ZAMBIAN TV SHOW OPW Zambia, MKP Zambia and Fever. YOUR FAVOURITE ZAMBIAN MOVIE Ah can it be Love Games? I guess Chenda, I thought it was funny, but Love Games is my first choice. YOUR TV GUILTY PLEASURE Harpo’s Queen Sugar

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LINKS TO WHERE YOU CAN

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NSHIMA OR RICE Nshima

INSTAGRAM: Chadzanso_aka_juvi

CABBAGE OR REPU (GREENS) None lettuce FUNNIEST

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I am yet to set up my website and I THAT'S

EVER HAPPENED TO YOU The tattoo on my back, I have two dolphins coming out of water. I was walking along Cairo Road building society, when the kaponyas shouted “sister fima crocodile” that still makes me laugh crocodile and dolphin how? Especially since they said it in Bemba

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TGZ | STYLE | SPRING/SUMMER TRENDS 2018/19

s p r i n g into summer For our UK residents it is that time to spring into summer, well, sort of put those winter coats away, grab your sunglasses, and enjoy the vibrant spring breeze that came from spring 2018’s Spring/ Summer styles. It was nothing but boldness into fashion, from mixing prints, to implementing different eras like the 90s and the 70s to create some outstanding pieces. The beauty of this is that it allows for you to really explore with various colour palettes in your wardrobe, and in your home with timeless effort. By: Ethel Gondwe

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en’s wear in most cases than not tends to suffer the brunt of the fashion faux pas with a lack of diverse styles to choose from, however this Spring/ Summer, the menswear collections are certainly giving the women’s a run for their money and we are loving it. Some of our favourite picks are from the Neil Barrett, and Paul Smith’s Spring/Summer collections, who have brought polar opposite of styles that bring the much needed diversity in the menswear fashion world, with Paul Smith donning the more casual and early 90s inspired colours and style, whilst Neil Barrett brings in the modern simplistic and yet futuristic style. Whichever the fashion brand you choose men, you are definitely in for a treat this season.

(Above) Paul Smith: The Paul Smith's men's Spring/Summer collection gives you a hint of the 90s accompanied with a casual vibe. (Top Left) Neil Barrett: For a clean yet stand out style, look no further than Neil Barrett, with this futuristic modern collection, giving you a subtle look.

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Brighten up your home with a wide range of accessories with a splash of colour. No need to change your furniture, simply add some cushions, a lamp shade or two and you have yourself a bright summer living room.

Accessories: (LtoR Clockwise ) Spring/ Summer is all about the accessory, like the JACQUIE AICHE 14-karat rose gold diamond finger bracelet, Dolce and Gabbana Silver-plated enamel and crystal clip earrings, DLNLX BY DYLANLEX Statement Earrings, or The ZIMMERMANN Tropical Palm printed canvas tote

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“The men's collections for

Pack a bag and keep your cash safe: Weather you go for the more casual look with the A real gentleman Fjallravenaccessorises with Greenland patterns: Try some Backpack (Left of the latest Spring/ Top) or the Summer men's shoes Louis Vuitton like the (Top To Bottom) travel bag (Right Top), you Giuseppe Zanotti denim pattern shoes, The can still easily urban MACK rucksack match it up Giuseppe Zanottis, or with the yellow the Armando Cabral Kenzo wallet. Church Tassel shoes

this season is bursting at the seams with some amazing fashion collections, which also includes the accessories, and what better time to add some colour into your wardrobe than now, just take a look”

Pop art and patterns where the theme of the Spring/Summer 2018 collections, and the designers, did not leave any stone unturned. L to R: Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Versace Pop Art Dress, Leggings and Heels, Versace

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asual is the norm that is expected from the Spring/Summer wardrobe styles, but who says elegance requires a floral print with sandals. You can still look elegant while embracing the breezy Spring/Summer style. It all comes down to how you pair your items; like this GUCCI Crystal-embellished wrap-effect georgette gown (Left) which can easily be dressed up with the Giuseppe Zanotti Aleesha heels (Top Left) or simply with some gold flat sandals embellished with diamanté.

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lternatively you can keep it cute with the Roksanda Layken Cut out dress (Bottom Left) and still pair it with the Giuseppe Zanotti Aleesha heels (Top Left), whichever your choice, you will still be keeping cool in the warm weather and looking absolutely fabulous.

Explore your colour and pattern coordinations with the liberating 2018 Spring/Summer fashion trends. Put the Klein in your Calvin: Calvin Klein Asymmetric Prince of Wales checked cady maxi dress, ideal for that smart casual comfy look.

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MUSIC MATTERS Brought To You By

The top 10 singles countdown charts, and latest releases in the Zambian music industry.

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Ameno Mafupa 01

Mumba Yachi Mumba Yachi is back with yet another hit song. The super talented folk singer, expresses the pretentiousness of friends who smile and laugh with you but are absent in your time of need. The live instrument recording allows the listener to really take in every sound, and that is why Mumba Yachi is one of Zambia's greats.

God's Love 04 BRAVE Radico

At only 21 Brave Radico seems to have his head on his shoulders as he brings you this heartfelt mid tempo song that gives thanks to the love God has for him. A great track that showcases Brave's amazing vocals, this is definitely a song or your playlist.

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Chapindimuka 02

Mikrophone7 Written and produced by Fumbani, Mikrophone7 brings you a soulful gospel track that showcases his great vocals, and has a great message of trusting all your fears in the Lord despite adversity.

Wanidah 05 Holster Ft. Jay Rox The Holster teams up with long time friend and Zone Fam artist Jay Rox in which he says " Wanidah sees Myself and Jay Rox showering praises to that special lady in our lives." A great reggaeton infused hip hop track.

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Kontolola 03

Drimz Ft. Izrael Whenever Izrael is connected to a track, it is almost guaranteed to be a hit, and Drimz 'Kontolola' is no different. Produced by legendary producer Jerry Fingers; this feel good song that gives you an authentic Zambian sound is deserving of top chart status.

The Anchor Is Jesus 06 Rock Of Escape Rock of Escape release their new song 'The Anchor Is Jesus' off their forthcoming album. A melodic and well instrumented song, the song takes you to church with its soothing lyrics and amazing vocals.

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Casanova 07 Petersen Zagaze

When he is not dabbling in politics, Petersen remains true to his music; and as always he is always ready to serve us with some reality. In this song he talks about a woman leaving her man for another, only to discover the new man is a Casanova.

Chikwati

I Lied 09

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Mohsin Malik Ft. T Bwoy & T Sean

Ben Da Future Ft. CQ Ben Da Future brings you a love song produced by Kekero featuring CQ, a catchy song that celebrates the fulfilment of true love. Once you overlook the extreme auto tune, the track overall is a good one.

Mohsin Malik releases his first single of 2019 featuring T Sean and T Bwoy in this catchy song that samples the lead title of Michael Bolton's 'Said I Love You But I Lied'.

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RELEASES

System 10

Slap Dee Ft. Yo Maps Slap Dee collaborates with Yo Maps on this up tempo track which was produced by Yo Maps. A song that will sure get you on your feet and dancing, it is certainly one worth a listen.

Two Southern African heavyweights, Cleo Ice Queen and Jah Prayzah team up on this magnificent feel-good Afro pop vibe that merges Hip Hop and amazing African melodies. Produced by super producer Mr Kamera and engineered by Zambian sound god Kekero, there is no doubt that #FOREVER will be a timeless hit.

Emerging female singer-songwriter Shona debuts on the Zambian music scene with her first single 'Wako', the song is a love confession which also tells the potential lover not hesitate to make a step and move forward to the next level of their friendship.

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TV AND CINEMA NEWS WITH UPCOMING SHOWS AND MOVIES AROUND THE WORLD

By Ethel Gondwe

TV

2018 saw the end to a number of tv shows; which paved the way for new shows for 2019 As well as the return of the usual fan favourites. 2019 is seeing a long list of new shows of varying genres, that are intriguing and mystifying. and the online platforms and regular television networks are competing to have the best shows on air, much to the delight of viewers who get to be spoilt for choice; these are my top five shows.

Riverdale (Netflix) The last three seasons have seen Riverdale take a lot of twists and turns with its characters. This has resulted in some major shifts in the good verses bad paradigm, where characters who were thought to be good have turned bad and vice versa. And season three is not showing any signs of keeping the status quo any time soon.

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Game Of Thrones (HBO)

Probably the most anticipated TV Show of 2019. Game Of Thrones has reached its final season and fans all over the world have waited with baited breath for two long years as it makes its final return on the 14th of April. It is anybody's guess on who will finally take the throne at the series finale. But we will just have to wait and see.

Russian Doll (Netflix) Emmy-nominated actress Natasha Lyonne stars in this comedydrama series as Nadia. We follow Nadia on a perilous journey as she experiences death on the night of her surprise birthday party, only to find herself alive at the same birthday party, and then dies all over again, with the cycle continuing.

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The Passage (FOX) `The Passage' is a characterdriven action drama that focuses on Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists experiment with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease; but it also could potentially wipe out the human race.

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix) On one day in 1989, 43 infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by billionaire industrialist Sir Reginald Hargreeves, who creates the Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world.


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i think it is safe to say that I am not the only one that is excited about the movies hitting theatres and online platforms in 2019. as every few years, we have another great year of sequals and action heroes; and i am here for them all. these are my top six that you just have to watch.

ALITA: Battle Angel Whenever a new sci-fi movie is introduced to us on the big screen, it is always an exciting time, and ALITA is not any different. Revolving around a cyborg with no memory of her past, in an era centuries away from today. We follow ALITA as she navigates her new found life, as she builds new memories.

DUMBO One of Disney's most beloved characters is back on the big screen in this live action film reboot. Directed by Tim Burton who is known to always deliver a magical experience for audiences, there is no doubt this one will be just as magical for the whole family.

AVENGERS: Endgame Avengers Infinity War ended with a major cliff hanger that left a millions of dropped jaws as we saw a lot of our favourite characters, literally disintegrate. As Endgame draws close, the anticipation is building up, as everyone's question is, who will save the day?

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Based on a true story of a young Malawian boy from the village who built a windmill in order to help with the crop growth during a drought. A feel good, emotional and very inspirational, as Chiwetel Ejiofore makes his directorial debut. A definite must watch.

CAPTAIN MARVEL Named as the most anticipated film of 2019; Captain Marvel recently premiered in the UK to positive reviews. Another great MCU film to add to your watch list, the film is jam packed with action, humour and a visually entertaining.

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix)

Just when we thought Black Mirror was ahead of its time when the series first launched on Channel 4 in December 2011; it takes us into another dimension with Bandersnatch the interactive film, where viewers get to decide what happens next, meaning you get to determine how the film ends.

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INTERVIEW | KEN ONE

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INTERVIEW | KEN ONE Ethel: Thank you so much for agreeing on an interview with The Global Zambian Magazine, I really appreciate it. Ken One: You are welcome, you are most welcome. Ethel: I have so many questions for you, so where can we begin? You actually came to my attention when I was going through Zambian music and I came across a song that you did with Izrael, formerly Exile, titled 'Nilipo'. When I really like a song, I pay a lot of attention to the song and everything surrounding the song. It is an amazing song, when the video came out, the video was amazing as well, so you married it all together really well. So congratulations on that. That was actually an amazing track. Now understandably that was not your first single, you have released music before; and prior to that, before you even entered the music industry you’ve been doing TV and Radio? Tell me about that, tell me about how you first started, I am very curious as to how it all begun. How long have you been in the industry and when you start? Ken One: So officially I would say I started my career in 2009 that was at the time I was graduating from college at Evelyn Hone where I was studying Media, Journalism and Public relations. So at the point of graduation, because I couldn’t strike a balance between music and school, so I really wasn’t that active during that time. In 2008, we recorded a song that featured Exile (now Izrael), and it was called ‘Bye Bye’. When we recorded that song, I released it on my graduation in 2009, and then I left because I was not living in Lusaka, I was living in Kafue Gorge, so I went back to Kafue Gorge. At the time, it was not a common thing to share music online, we heavily depended on radio airplay. So when I left, I just gave it to one radio DJ, and when I was there, because Kafue Gorge is one of the remotest areas of Lusaka, about a hundred kilometres away from Lusaka. So I was getting calls, from people that I know saying “do you know your song is happening, but apparently people are thinking it is an Exile's song”. Exile also called me to say “people are demanding for the song; people are demanding for me to perform that song” so about three to four months down the line, the song became big, and it even

reached my area in Kafue Gorge. I started getting shows officially, that is when I started getting calls, off one song! I had like, you know when they advertise you saying that "Ken One is coming to perform" and you only have one song and you are scared. The show goes on, you perform; and as I am performing Exile makes a surprise appearance, and during the performance, you keep repeating the same song for a show that is for about one hour. That really encouraged me, and it pushed me to work again. So from 2009, I made that big song, then I went quiet for a year; after a year, I released something with JK, it was a song called ‘Winenuka’, it was a song that was written by Exile, but I think it didn’t fair so much, it was one of those that people would recognise that it was a good song, but it didn’t get as much air time. It played on a few radio charts, but it didn’t get big like the first song as people didn’t cling to it as much. By the way, the same song ‘Bye Bye’ earned me a place at one of the biggest awards ceremonies in Zambia, they were called the Born ‘N’ Bred Awards by ZNBC before I joined ZNBC. I was one of the main performers there and the performance was nice, and that was in 2010; it was that same year that I released the song with JK, which unfortunately didn’t do as well, so I let that go and moved on. It was not until 2015 when I did another collaboration with Exile on a song titled ‘Hold On’. Hold on became as big as the first song ‘Bye Bye’ and likely even bigger than ‘Bye Bye’. The video earned its place on Trace Africa TV, and earned me another place to perform at the Born ‘N’ Bred Awards, and I even went to Namibia as it was playing in Namibia. I received a call from there, and I was invited to perform alongside TY2, and the place was packed to the brim, the capacity was around two thousand five hundred. I think out of the songs that made noise, I count this one as the second as I don’t really count the one that I did with JK; so this is around 2015/2016. In 2017 I had another song; it’s been a lot of collaborations with Izrael because what he does is, he writes most of my songs, I come up with ideas, I know that he is the one that is going to bring out what I want. I just co-write, and he writes the songs. So he wrote me another song titled ‘Wilalila’, it had a very good response, one of my biggest Spring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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and the people actually thought that was the title of the album. Others up to now call the album ‘Nilipo’, because that was the song that we promoted towards end of the release of the album. E: Did it make you think that maybe you could have named the album ‘Nilipo’, that way it would have been easier for people to make that transition?

songs as well as I speak. Then within the same year, when I noticed that I at least I had three big songs that are happening, I decided to release an album which I titled ‘Hold On’, which was the second song that was one of my hit songs. I basically thought “OK it has been a while, I released ‘Wilalila’ and it has gone down, and I needed a driving song to the album as I released it. That is when I put out ‘Nilipo’ which is number seven in the album, so it was more of a promo driving the album. Although the album was titled ‘Hold On’, the single that was used to promote the album was ‘Nilipo’ which fairly did well

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K: Well not exactly, but I just learnt that, the last thing that sticks to people’s minds, is your last works. So they celebrated Hold On like all through, almost the whole country danced to the song. And the moment Nilipo came, the attachment was Nilipo, to some people until today they think the album is titled Nilipo. So that was the end of 2017 to 2018 that is when the album dropped. Since then, I had been quiet, until recently I collaborated with Petersen Zagaze on a song called 'Everything', and the song has been doing tremendously well, it just came off the charts, it was on Hot FM on the number two spot for a long time. People got used to the fact that whenever I collaborated with Izrael, it was a guaranteed hit, and so they questioned what would happen if I worked with other artists. So it received a lot of attention because people wanted to see if it would reach the same bar as the other songs, and it turned out that they liked it. E: Oh wow that is quite amazing; so I would like to talk about your work as a presenter, and your work on radio, but I would like to first dissect your music career for a bit. You mentioned from the get go that you have been collaborating with Izrael, then JK. Normally when people are starting off in Zambia, in the music industry, they do tend to struggle to find connections in terms of collaborating with what people would consider to be "celebrity" or top artists that are in Zambia. How did you find yourself being able to collaborate with someone like Izrael so early


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I was given the slot to perform right before Izrael. Meaning immediately after I performed, Izrael was K: Yeah, I think that is very, very true. Usually a big coming through, and by that time he had already artist wants to jump on your song if they already stepped in, and he was just watching what was hapknow what you have done. Or if it going to benefit pening. So when I was introduced, of course my them in some sort of way; not to just add to your caname was not big, and I wasn't known, when they reer. So, I think I count myself lucky, especially with called me up, I performed my song; I was amazed Izrael. I remember how I met Izrael; at the time, I was at the response, the song was performed for the first still and Evelyn Hone College. There used to be what time, but people started singing along, it was called they called 'The Fresher's Bash' where the first year 'Shaka Zulu'. People started singing along to the song, students are coming in. and you know when people The union would host are anxiously waiting for the a function to give them main artist, you are kind of what happens entertainscared because you don't Then he says "before I ment wise at school. know if they will like what Izrael was one of those you are doing. So I perperform, I want you guys that was performing at formed the song and people one of the Fresher’s Bash liked it and they asked for to clap for that guy that events when I was in a rewind select (encore); so has just gone down, I my second year. I had a I had to perform it again. I song then that I didn't performed it twice, and peothink he has got a certain even count official; it ple were happy, and there feel that I like about his was recorded from one were a couple of DJs because of the most well-known at Evelyn Hone there is a music." studios in Lusaka, school radio station, which Digital X. But I just kept was doing very well, it is it; you know where you called 'Hone FM'. are not so sure if a song is ready to be put out there or not. I am one of those E: Is it still around? people that really pays attention to my music, even from the time that I was just starting. I think this has K: Yes it is, it was one of those radio stations that really helped me, I want to put out something that rewas strong at the time to pioneer Zambian music, ally convinces me and satisfies me. That is why, if you because they were the only radio station that was ask most of the Zambian producers, what they think playing about 75% of Zambian music. So after that about me; they will just tell you, he is the most diffiI stepped off, and then the MC called Izrael to come cult artist to work with. on and perform, so he went on stage, as expected the crowd went crazy. Then he says "before I perform, I E: You've got quality control! want you guys to clap for that guy that has just gone down, I think he has got a certain feel that I like about K: Yes exactly, I have my songs mixed and mastered his music." So that captured my attention and a lot of four or maybe five times, and sometimes I even tell other DJs that were there followed me (not on social one of the biggest producers is TK from Romaside. media, in person) and they collected my music and When I am working with him, I tell him "I think this started playing that song. It became quite a big song hasn't been done right". If it hasn't been done right, I just within Evelyn Hone. After that I made the efwill move it to the other person until it is done right. fort, I looked for his number, I called him and then So I recorded that song at Digital X but I didn't trust I introduced myself. It was easy to introduce myself, it that much. So when it was fresher’s bash, I thought I simply said to him, "I am that guy that performed let me find a chance as well to just perform because before you and you said you like my music and that Izrael (Exile at the time) is coming, you know what was like I think three days after the performance, I mean? Maybe he might notice me. You know there and he said "oh yes, I remember", then I said to him, were all these artists from school, they were given a "I think I would like your help." Then we arranged chance to perform, and fortunately enough for me to meet, and we met somewhere in Chilenje, I had Spring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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to walk to Chilenje. When we met up, he asked me "have you come with the song?" And I said yes, we played the song again in the car, and he said "I like your feel, so there is something that I can do for you; this feel that you have, I have got a song that I can write for you." We agreed, then after for me, it was about money issues because when you are in school, you are not ready, and you are expecting him to charge you. So I told him, "I am struggling, I am in school and I do not have money to pay you." Then he said to me "no, no don't worry." He basically said to me, "book a studio, find a proper studio, and we can record this song." So I walked down to K Amy, at the time it was one of the big studios run by KB. I looked for some money, I asked KB, and he charged me a minimal amount considering that I was just an upcoming artist in school. Then we went to the studio, he (Izrael) wrote the song, we worked on the song. The time before we even finished the song, because KB was also one of those prominent radio DJs at the time; he took my number and he said he would call me when he mixed the song for me to come up. The same day when I just walked home, he kept calling me and he said to me "do you know that this is a big song? That guy has given you a song wholeheartedly, and you have executed your verses very well, I have a feeling it will become a big song." That is how I had a chance to work with Izrael; and from there, I think the chemistry was just huge, and he became my colleague from there. He became my friend from there, and now it was easier to work with other artists because they had already heard my collaboration with Izrael. So when I called JK, I said "I am the one who did 'Bye Bye' with Izrael, and it was easier for him to relate, and same with other artists.

E: It is definitely a huge blessing because at the end of the day it could have easily been a situation where you could not executed your song well, and then Izrael would have not taken notice, and you wouldn't be on the music journey that you are on right now, so that is quite amazing. I want to just ask about what you mentioned when you were describing how your work ethic is in terms of how you want your music to be done, how you want it to be completed, you mentioned about being particular and producers saying that you are the most difficult artist to work with, simply because you basically want perfection when it comes to your music, to put it simply. I noticed obviously there is a huge quality control problem in the arts and creatives industry in Zambia; this is for music, TV, for anything that is to do with creativity. People don't seem to pay that much attention to upholding a certain level of standards in quality, and so it's quite surprising that they have labelled you as someone that is very difficult to work with; if anything, you should be the easiest to work with in my opinion, because of the fact that you are actually aiming for better standards. How does that make you feel, in the sense that you are perceived as a difficult person, simply because you want your standards to be of quality?

I just walked home, he kept calling me and he said to me "do you know that this is a big song?"

E: Wow that is quite a phenomenal story, what are the chances that would happen because obviously that is a one in a million type of situation for anybody. K: I think I just count myself lucky.

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K: Well two things for me, because I think I am happy for the fact that they consider me to be difficult, because then every time I walk into a studio and I want to record a song, they know the attention they have to give me. If it doesn’t achieve or if it is not satisfactory, I will end up going back and they end up having to get the work done twice. So that makes me happy because I know that they will be alert. Secondly I think the term is, it breaks me because, you know like you said, a lot of Zambian artists go into the studio; let me go back a bit. We have this group for Zambian music where someone brought up the issue to say, "You see Zambian music is doing very well, and there are a lot of artists that are not paying attention to the quality of production." Unfortunately these are guys that have made huge


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hit songs; a song is a huge hit song, but if you look at the quality, it is something that cannot even go international. Then someone responds and says "you who is talking" referring to the person that brought up the topic, "how many hit songs do you have?" E: And that is the problem right there! K: Yeah, because we will just record a song, just in Adobe, we don't even touch the vocals, we export the song and it will be the biggest song in Zambia. So it is difficult to come in and correct people. But I think, that is what is missing with a lot of Zambian artists. I know that there are a lot of Zambian artist that are making sure that the quality of their songs is good, but I think the majority are not. Unfortunately, I do not know if fans are complacent therefore do not pay that much attention to the quality, so such songs make huge hit songs, and people will still be comforted with the mind-set "that song was of not good quality but it was a hit song." People stay in the studio for two or three minutes to record and that is it. E: Oh wow! What do you think from your observation, obviously from living there in Zambia and being on the ground and being around other artists, and being around people who are actually the music listeners? What do you think it is that kind of makes them, both the fan and the artist so complacent on not wanting to do better, in terms of pushing for better quality, what is it, that is actually stopping them from feeling that they need to do better, in terms of their quality? K: For me, I think it is just a lack of foresight; because some people are happy despite the production being poor, but their song is topping the charts in Zambia, you know what I mean? For them that's it! Vision, I think their vision for music is very different, some people will produce music to top the charts and they are happening, quite alright they are making money, but for some of us, and I am speaking for myself, music is a passion, and I like it if I produce a great song that first satisfies me, and I like the production. There are so many songs that I have gone unreleased you know, I have got more songs that I have gone unreleased than songs that I have released. I've got very few songs that I have put out, because if I put out a song, it means that I am really

satisfied, so I think it comes back to the lack of foresight. People just want to the song to top the charts and for them that is just fine unfortunately. E: Do you think that, as well as the lack of foresight, the people in the entertainment and creative arts industry in Zambia value popularity more than they value actually having careers in their particular fields? K: I think so, I think that one I would absolutely say yes. I think you know there is a difference between a hit songs and a good song; a hit song can be any song, it might not even be a good song. But maybe because of certain things, it happens to become a hit; such as being overplayed on radio because someone likes the person that did it, or the media has forced it on people, so it becomes a hit song. That is what happens in Zambia, I will tell you that very good songs like, really good songs, quality songs, they won't even make it to the charts. Unless people that follow music who will say "this song is really good." You will even question yourself, and ask "why is this song not topping the charts?" So to answer your question, that is yes, popularity in Zambia comes first at the expense of one's career. E: You see that is a bit of an oxymoron of a situation, because I find that from my observations living in the UK, I am on the outside looking in, so I am able to see things without bias, and I am able to see things for what they really are. And from my observation in the years, I noticed a lot of artists having a sense of entitlement when it comes to how much they get paid for gigs, all the way to when they have been nominated for an award. They expect to get paid to be a winner, and for me I find that really funny because, my thinking especially if you have been acknowledged as a good artist, enough to be awarded whether it be at the Born 'N' Bred Awards, or the formerly Zambian Music Awards, and any other music awards that are happening in Zambia. Just a nomination or a win should be enough; expecting to be paid for someone else doing the work, and by doing the work, I am talking about putting the awards ceremony together which costs money; even the trophy you are given, it costs money, and so to expect to be paid off of that, meanwhile you are not putting in as much work as you should be in your own career to ensure that you are actually

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INTERVIEW | KEN ONE paid decently. There is that and also the giving out of free music, there is a consistency of giving out free music. So where do you stand when it comes to that, and expecting to be paid for receiving an award, and also giving out free music and then complaining that you are not earning any money?

need to reap off from awards; awards are there for recognition, and awards are just meant to tell someone that your work is being recognised, you are on the right path, work extra hard so that you can get another award, so money for me doesn't really matter when it comes to awards.

K: I think that you are E: I think the issue is there very right; that issue was is a lack of being media quite topical, and it was smart and understanda debate that sparked a ing; say if you look at the lot of concern. Most of Grammy Awards, all these I have noticed, is that we are just not the artists, the concern award ceremonies that united as Zambian artists, there is more they had was what then, they envy, because it seems competition than working together to you win an award then it they all look at American achieve a certain goal, which is what is doesn’t come with monor British artists, and they ey. And I will give you want to be like them, but killing Zambian music. an example, I remained they don't understand how neutral on the whole situthe industry really works, ation because of my inand how it really funcclination to the Born 'N' tions; and when it comes Bred Awards afterwards to award ceremonies like because I started working for ZNBC, and I was part The Brits Awards, nobody gets money when they of the two Born 'N' Bred awards that we did, and we are awarded. Because putting the award ceremonies were victims. We literally had to put, like you were together is very expensive. I will give you a perfect saying a lot of money into it, we were not supported example, some years ago Ruff Kid, he won a BEFby a lot of people that come for sponsorship, so it FTA Award right, and I have worked with the BEFwas just Innocent Kalaluka's (Smooth IK) initiative. FTA Awards for years. And at the time I was actuWe were working with him, we saw how he strugally managing Ruff Kid when he was because I was gled to put things together, and for him what they really pushing the campaign for people to vote for wanted was just to acknowledge artists. To acknowlhim. He was happy to receive the award because he edge their work and encourage them to work hard, received it in "the UK," and he didn't even complain so for Born 'N' Bred, the first one that I worked on, about not getting any money, because I did make they would walk away with an award, and dependit clear there is no money. You get given the award ing on their category the minimum was K2, 000.00, and that's it. Because again I cannot stress enough, so there were no major concerns. But I will tell you the award ceremony itself costs a lot of money, your where these concerns came from, for Born 'N' Bred award alone costs about almost £100.00, the award there were no complaints of not being paid enough you are holding in your hand; I wish they would money for the awards. This debate was sparked by understand that! It's a shame and it's sad, but in your the Mosi Zambian Music Awards; there were stories position were you were involved in radio, TV and that were making headlines in the media prior to music obviously; is there something that you are those awards, saying Zambian breweries, who were trying to do or planning something in the future to the main sponsors, had pumped in a lot of money help maybe affect change in terms of maybe educatfor the awards. This money that was pumped into ing artists better, to understanding how the industry the awards, was towards the organisation of the is supposed to work? awards, and for them their claim was, there is this much that has been put into the awards, why is the K: I am a producer and presenter, for most of the money only going towards the organisation of the entertainment shows here at ZNBC. With Zambian awards? So what is the benefit, just the recognition, I music, it is only recently that it is being regarded as think it doesn't make sense. Which is not supposed work, it has become important, it is topical, and you to be the case, so I stand on the fact that, you don't can even bring it into the TV breakfast show like

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INTERVIEW | KEN ONE Morning Live. When I came to ZNBC, what I did was, I started sharing a lot of these ideas to discuss these issues, the concerns about the Zambian music industry etc. and I would push for a topic about Zambian music to be slotted in. So in my position I have laboured to bring these discussions, the concerns, we have platforms on TV where we invite the artists, depending on what is trending at that particular time, for them to air their views and find solutions. One thing that I have noticed, is that we are just not united as Zambian artists, there is more competition than working together to achieve a certain goal, which is what is killing Zambian music. I will be very proud to tell you that, for me Zambian music has done tremendously well for a long time. But right now it has dwindled, we are not crossing over from where we are at and we are not going back, and in the end it has because there is nothing to it. Right now what is doing fine for example, is the Zambian films, people’s attention is now beginning to divert to Zambian films, because is something to look out for. Every time we hold meetings as artists, we do not want to agree in order to move forward, so it is kind of stagnant. E: I think one of the problems there might be is, once someone gets a few thousand likes on their Instagram or their Facebook, and that sort of thing. They start to think, "oh my gosh, I am the most amazing artist, I have got fans." I also think people's egos get pumped up a little bit, and I think it is a shame that you can start from humble beginnings, but not maintain staying grounded. I think that can affect people wanting to listen to reason, and wanting to listen and share

advice and actually properly support each other; because if you look at again, a lot of artists who are based in the UK and America, a lot of them started together; they would work together as collectives. Missy Elliot, Genuine, and a bunch of other artists including Jodeci, they all used to work in the same studio, and look at them right now, we know all of them. But they all started together, they would hustle

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INTERVIEW | KEN ONE together, because they supported each other. So you have to work that way, if you really delve into the history of how a lot of artists who are very successful today, a lot of them worked together. That is why they were able to become successful, and so in terms of trying to pinpoint how best to navigate the best way forward for Zambian music it's a little tough, because right now with Zambian music dwindling down, they don't realise that the potential for being extremely successful in music is very much there today because of things like synchronization where your music can be used for films and commercials not just in Zambia but out of Zambia. And this is not even dismissing people putting out their music in Zambia alone, but they need to think about the demographics, and the population; out of fifteen million give or take of population in Zambia, only so many of them have access to a radio, and then only so many of them have got access to be able to download the music etc. And so you kind of have to look a little bit further in order to accommodate a wider demographic so that you can have more people, and more opportunities, and I think if they can be able to do that, in order for them to do that, they need to learn to work together in order to support one another, and then they will stop complaining about not being paid by award ceremonies, or not getting enough money when they are booked for gigs, because they will be having gigs even outside Zambia, as there are only so many promoters in Zambia who can afford to pay so many artists; there is that to put into consideration.

Aside from music, you do TV and radio, how did the TV and the radio come in? How did you manage to basically juggle having to pursue music and then getting into TV and radio? K: OK, so TV and radio; TV came first, I joined the national broadcaster which is ZNBC in 2014 as an entertainment producer. At the time there was a department called entertainment, and so that was what I was employed for, and my work demanded that I handle most of the entertainment production that the channel had. I started out as a producer, I was producing shows like 'Smooth Talk' which is one of the long standing shows on ZNBC. Later on I had two productions, I started producing Born 'N' Bred, just as a producer, then I had another production on 'Kwacha Good Morning' called 'Kwachatainment', then I had another production titled DJ mix. All these were entertainment productions that I had my hands on as producer. Eventually I started presenting and producing, so I took over 'Born 'N' Bred, both as a producer and as a presenter, that was in 2015/2016, and then. I was a producer and presenter for 'Born 'N' Bred for close to three years. When I stopped, I decided to birth my own idea which is called 'The Rooftop' it is one of the most followed entertainment shows at the moment. I coined the idea and became producer and presenter for that show. After that, I was moved from the entertainment department to TV2, over there, I started handling productions that were not entertainment, like 'Morning Live' which is a breakfast show on TV2, and pretty much everything to do with TV2 and that is how my TV career started. Along the way, I was given an offer to also do something for Zambian music like an entertainment show on radio, so I have one show that comes every Thursday which airs from 15:00 to 16:00hrs on radio.

I started presenting and producing, so I took over 'Born 'N' Bred, both as a producer and as a presenter

I think you have done tremendously well, keep doing what you are doing in terms of the music. I am going to divert the conversation because I am fascinated by the way your music journey has been, and I think it has been absolutely amazing, your collaborations with Izrael, I think they are phenomenal, you have got great chemistry in terms of working together, and it is a rare thing. Certain artists you will find that they just work really well together and that is what the situation is with yourself and Izrael, and I look forward to hearing more of your future collaborations.

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E: When you first applied for the job in the entertainment department at ZNBC, how did you find yourself in that position? How did you find out about it, and how was the process for you in order to be selected? K: For me, I was this guy that just graduated from Evelyn Hone with a diploma in Media Studies, and Journalism. So I wanted to push my way through in


INTERVIEW | KEN ONE media organisations, for me to be able to practice. Prior to that I had secured another job, I was working with Airtel under customer service, but that was completely on the other side of what I had done in college. What I used to do is, they were not so many job adverts coming through from ZNBC, or MUVI TV, and so what I used to do was submit general job applications. I would leave them at ZNBC, MUVI TV,

“You see that, this is what I

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months would pass and I would receive no responses, then I would submit more applications. It was coincidental at the time I was dropping off the application that lead to my employment, at the time I had no idea that a job advert was posted. I learned about the job advert on the day the job advert was closing, and I did not have my papers in place to specifically apply for that job, so I just dropped off my application and they called me for an interview and I was successful; that is how I started working with ZNBC. E: In terms of getting your feet wet, and getting started, how did you find the beginning stages of you being a part of ZNBC? K: The beginning stage was just a learning process, I had followed Zambian TV as a matter of interest because of what I was studying. So the time I was outside and learning from what I saw, I had a lot of thoughts about what I could contribute if I worked for them. So the first year was good, I was learning a lot; Innocent Kalaluka did a lot of work teaching me about the practical side of the job. Because whilst studying the concentration is on the theory, and so you end up with no experience or knowledge on how to carry out the practical tasks as the attachments that you get are just three months long. So it was more of learning and translating what I had learnt and getting into the practical aspect.

E: When you ended up having to make your transition, after having gotten used to it and becoming more comfortable in your job; when you actually made your transition to being a presenter, how did that part come about exactly? K: It was good but challenging, you know you tend to have that mind-set that you can do something before you actually take up a task. You think you can just stand there and get the job done, and then the moment you see the camera, you completely forget everything you had planned on saying on camera. Those were the early days; that is how TV is, even now five years down the line of being a presenter and a producer, the moment you see the camera, something should speak to that you that you have to be ready; if you do not feel scared then you have arrived. It was not so good trying to catch up, obviously when people are seeing you on TV there are a lot of things that they will say, so a lot of criticism comes with the territory. What I worked on, was to concentrate on my strength, I was listening to everything, negative and positive, and one thing that I picked from everything that was being said; people made me realise what my strength, and I had a lot of information on how to do my job, I knew my job, I knew a lot of the things I was meant to say, but then I hadn't composed myself to become that solid presenter that I am today that people want to see; I was basically learning on the job. E: So you are involved I TV, music and radio; how did the radio part come into fruition, how did you make that transition exactly when you ended up getting into the radio side of it? K: One of the bosses from radio, Radio 4 to be specific had an idea for a programme that she wanted to focus on Zambian music. She said she wanted to work with me, because it was easier for me to get each and every artist for interviews. So she started the programme, her name is Lady MC Marian Chigwedere she is the one that started the show called Radio 4 Music Box, and this is a programme where we host an artist for close to one hour, you get to play their top six songs of their own songs, and in the midst of the songs you talk about their musical journey and their experiences. We were presenting that show together, and she entrusted me in ensuring that the guests showed up to the show, as any no-show would deviate from the show's agenda. I was able to consistSpring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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INTERVIEW | KEN ONE ently bring guests, and the show grew bigger, and she said to me; "You see that, this is what I wanted, so now you can take over, this is your show." That is how I took over the show, and they actually wanted to translate what I did on TV and bring it to radio, because they realised that a lot of people were following my shows on TV, and they wanted the same for radio, and that was the general idea. E: I can only say that the way the opportunities were opening for you, step by step, from your starting your collaborations with Izrael, you actually having to have the job at ZNB TV to begin with; and something I have noticed is that you have been proactive, you have not just sat down and said I have done this, I have studied that and now everything should just land on my lap. You maintained being proactive, had you not been proactive I think, in submitting your CV, you would have not gotten your job, had you not been proactive in getting to the studio and putting your music together, you would have not performed that song in front of Izrael, had you not been proactive in really getting to know your job, and actually working hard to make sure that you know your job well after you got accepted for the job at ZNBC, I do not think you would have not been asked to be in front of the cameras; and I think had you not done

every single step of your career, and so everything that comes your way positively as a result of this is well deserved. I believe it is all well-deserved; and on that note I have to ask this question, which is the biggest issue I think, there are a lot of people who are doing extremely well in Zambia, how is this fairing out in terms of helping you make a living? Are you managing with the entertainment industry being able to put food on your table? Or are you having to take on a side job like many others as is prevalent within the Zambian entertainment industry? K: The truth is Zambian music is paying, the industry is paying, but that does come at a cost. The cost is that one has to be very consistent to be able to sustain themselves from the industry. There are two things involved, if you are a consistent artist, you are going to make hits all round, then you will be able to sustain yourself, but the moment you have some down time then it becomes difficult unless you have reached the status of being a legendary artist where people still want to listen to your music that you did way back. Right now music is paying, as long as you are relevant to the music, you can be able to sustain yourself. I think the biggest challenge that we had

I think it frustrated me to the point where I just didn't want anything to do with that so I cut off all my contracts to do with royalties. your due diligence and actually presented yourself well on with or without the negative and positive feedback, I don't think you would have been approached to actually transition how you are on screen on to radio. The way I see it, it all culminates from you working really hard and having a good work ethic, which is far and few between in Zambia if truth be told. I think a lot of people assume it is all nepotism, and politics which does happen, but it is assumed for a wide range of people in the Zambian entertainment industry. So to hear your story is such a breath of fresh air, to actually listen to your journey and see how you actually worked hard; you actually put the work in, in order to get everything, so nobody can turn around and say everyone did you favours. Nobody actually did you a favour; you earned

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way back about being able to sustain ourselves from the music is that, you know how this money is quick money. You perform maybe one show, you make a certain amount; artists did not have the mind-set of saying to themselves "I will need to live from this money the next day." In their minds they are thinking someone will call them for the next show, we lacked the notion of saving, and being able to invest when you have the money but I think a lot of artists now have opened up and they know that they have to guard their finances very well in order to sustain themselves. The truth is you cannot be relevant for the whole time, it is going to be a dull moment at some point. E: So in your case, is the entertainment industry sustaining you financially?


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K: Yes it is, I live off of entertainment. E: So you are not having to get a side job or anything like that right? K: Well... hahahaha No because entertainment for me means two things, there is the music aspect of it, and there is the TV aspect of it. So in combination of the two, I don't need a side job. What is more sustaining is my day job which is my TV work. E: How many days do you work at your TV job? K: I work throughout the month, but I have my off days in-between.

E: that is really good and amazing that you are able to do what you are passionate about, and you are not having to feel the need to take on another job, or a job that you don't even like, and you are able to make a living off of it. I think that is commendable and that is actually something to aspire towards. I think a lot of young people need to look at individuals like yourself, in order to see what they need to do for success, for proper success not just for popularity. As we come to a close for the interview, I have one final question for you. In terms of releasing music, how is your intellectual property protected in Zambia? What is it like now, in terms of pirating and in terms of receiving your royalties towards your music in Zambia, how is that working now? K: I own all the rights to my songs, what happens is, I am not signed under any studio. It is a two way thing, where you are signed and you get to share the royalties with the person producing, the person writing. What I do is pay for my studio time so that whatever I do belongs to me, I own all of my rights. In terms of protection in Zambia, there is ZAMCORPS, where we register our songs, but I feel that for now it doesn't really serve its purpose. I think the most direct benefit that you will get from that if you register your music is in events where someone steals your song maybe, before it is released and you can go and make a claim to say "this is my song, I registered it way before." In terms of being very active to safeguard your work, that is not even the reason why I would want to register my music with them. The royalties, there are quite a few companies down here for example mobile companies that will call you and request to have your song on their platform, and they offer you a percentage at the end of the month depending on the traffic on your song. I have tried to do that with one or two companies and I observed that not much was coming in, when it was supposed to come to me, there were benefiting more than I was. So what I did was, I think it frustrated me to the point where I just didn't want anything to do with that so I cut off all my contracts to do with royalties. I am contemplating on doing that again, I have got a couple of companies that have approached me; I already am in possession of their contracts but I have not signed them at the moment because I am not too sure about going ahead, s I am still thinking about it. E: I think it terms of protecting your royalties, we are

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“I wanted something that would have an attachment to my government name, so there was the Ken”

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INTERVIEW | KEN ONE in the digital age, if you do enough research online, you will find companies out there internationally who can actually protect your rights even all the way in Zambia, perhaps that is something that you could try and look into. So throughout the interview I have been calling you Ken one, please us know what your government name is? K: Hahaha my government name is Kenneth Sinkambe. E: Right, and how did 'Ken One' come about? Obviously Ken is from Kenneth, where did the 'One' come from? K: yeah so Kenneth is my full name, but you know ever since I was born I think I can even count, it must be about one or two people that call me by my full name Kenneth. From childhood everyone has always called me Ken, so I am used to the name Ken. So the stage name was easy to come up with, I wanted something that would have an attachment to my government name, so there was the Ken and the One was for to just stand or make people realise that I am the first born, ergo Ken One. E: That is very interesting; it seems to work perfectly, it is not too complicated and when you actually Google "Ken One" it comes up, your stuff comes up, so that is actually good when it comes to search engine optimisation. And we have reached the end of the interview, I have some fun pop questions for you which should answer some of our reader's FAQs. Otherwise it has been absolutely amazing and a pleasure having this conversation with you, and I am so grateful. K: Thank you, I am grateful too.

*POP QUESTIONS* What is your favourite past time? I like driving around the city while listening to music What is your favourite song from your own music's discography? Winenuka ft. JK, Your favourite Zambian artist? Izrael An up-coming Zambian artist that you think has great potential? Yo Maps Your favourite food? Rice with Mince Binge worthy TV show? Lip Sync Battle Favourite movie of all time? Rush hour Chikanda or Finkubala? Chikanda Boiled ground nuts or fried ground nuts? Fresh ground nuts Your favourite Zambian song of all time? Kumvela Ni Mvela – by Exile (Izrael) Your aspirations ten years from today? To have my own media house and promote Zambian entertainment. Your dream car? Chevrolet & Tesla Your dream holiday destination? Holiday destination Italy & UK Social media links, and where you can be found? Facebook: KenOneBeats YouTube: Ken One

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LIFESTYLE | SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Fifty Shades of Harassment taking a closer look at the underbelly of sexual harassment in today's society

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defines harassment as engaging in a pattern of conduct that induces the fear of imminent harm or feelings of annoyance and aggravation in a person, including sexual contact without the consent of the person with whom the contact is made and making unwanted sexual advances; following, pursuing


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making phone calls or using a third party to make phone calls to the harassed person, whether or not conversation ensues; repeatedly sending, delivering or causing the delivery of offensive or abusive letters, telegrams, packages, facsimiles, electronic mail or other offensive objects or messages to the harassed person; or engaging in any other menacing behaviour. On the surface, sexual harassment is a serious, extraordinary crime. It is something that happens to others, something that only the truly evil do. In Zambia, a person convicted of sexual harassment at the workplace is liable to imprisonment for a term of not less than 3 years but not exceeding 15 years. Through the eyes of the law, every rude stare, intrusive comment and compliment should be categorised as sexual harassment. However, when these behaviours occur in religious communities, families, hospitals and work places, victims are often confused. In the mix of culture and the information age, people are torn between filling culturally assigned roles and doing what has become known to be right. Culturally it is normal, even

or accosting a person or making persistent, unwelcome communication with a person. It also includes watching, loitering outside or near a building where the harassed person resides, works, carries on business, studies or happens to be; repeatedly

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LIFESTYLE | SEXUAL HARASSMENT expected for men to be sexually imposing and through the ranks. Her superior was impressed insensitive. While some men have evolved away by her work ethic and as her direct line in the from such behaviours, some men still portray reporting structure, he used his authority to stereotypical male behaviours. These behaviours schedule weekend meetings in the rues of getting go uncorrected and their environments adjust more work done. to them. These cultural expectations are present for women as well. Women are raised to expect advances from men and are riddled with the responsibility of speaking, dressing and For an ambitious woman, it is easy to overlook presenting themselves in ways advances disguised as that will not solicit undue opportunities for promotion attention. This leads women and success. Women are often to live subdued lives and the looking forward to do their best outliers are often victims of and are unable to flag suspicious "She was sexual harassment, however actions. Gas lighting is a form of eventually forced nobody takes their harassment psychological manipulation that to resign as the seriously, because by simply seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a advances became not playing by the “rules” – they targeted individual or in members more threatening asked for it! of a targeted group, making them and destructive" question their own memory, The natural conclusion is that perception, and sanity. Gas sexual harassment happens lighting often occurs in an attempt to the weak. Weakness may to cover suspicious behaviour and come in many forms brought blame the victim for “reading into on by gender, physical build, financial status, situations”. When such behaviours are addressed educational background and social structures. It but not corrected, victims tend to feel like they is sad but not surprising when women from low have caused, attracted or encouraged the abuse income homes are sexually harassed. Many house and harassment. This thought can lead to feelings keepers, office clerks and domestic helpers are of entrapment and hopelessness. sexually harassed and have to look for work in new places where they are free from harassment. Local authorities process a large number of sexual harassment cases that are reported but Julie often dismissed the behaviours that raised the perpetrators are not brought to justice. Due flags and when she confronted her superior, to a lack of evidence, socio-economic reasons and there was always a sensible explanation for other extenuating circumstances, most cases are the remarks and discomfort brought on from resolved outside the courts. confrontations. Many things are used as tools to bait victims. Undue promotions, favours, bypassing procedure, bonuses and cash, gifts disguised as congratulatory and trips can all be In the quest to put a face to the many faceless part of sexual harassment. Free gifts from rich, statistics, I stumbled upon a woman who did not influential people can sway victims and it is often fit the preconceived notions of sexual harassment advised to refuse and return them. E.L James’ victims. Julie* was a high-ranking professional in Fifty Shades of Grey has made powerful, rich men Zambia and she experienced and reported sexual seem attractive. The normalisation of men using harassment that led to her constructive dismissal. their wealth and power to pursue women may The harassment wasn’t brought on by revealing isolate women who do not desire relations with outfits as most people attribute harassment to. these outwardly attractive individuals. Choice is She did not use her gender or position to take an important aspect of any relationship; work or on less work and gain favour. Her situation was otherwise. When there are no walls to protect quite the opposite. Julie applied herself whole undesired advances, victims can be side-lined and heartedly to the role assigned and quickly rose punished for saying no.

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Julie was one of the women. As a breadwinner, she held on to her job while behaving professionally. She was eventually forced to resign as the advances became more threatening and destructive. Armed with knowledge, evidence and a support system, Julie pressed charges. The battle was difficult and uncomfortable. The trauma and discouragement of seeking justice in a fractured legal system added on to the trouble she had already survived.

Sexual harassment is more than just sexual offers and physical advances. Any behaviour that makes anyone uncomfortable to work productively should be reported. This behaviour can include prejudice because of gender. Many women have reported that male superiors do not take their ideas seriously in the work place. Others have missed out on career opportunities because of being pregnant, newlywed or single. Seemingly harmless comments can lead to distractions that limit productive and full expression in the work place.

Men are not free from the perils of sexual

harassment either. Some men have given in to sexual advances in order to secure their income. While some have lost their jobs because their superiors are making advances on their partners. A loss of income can affect men physically and psychologically.

Recently on Facebook, on a page called Zambian Weddings and Kitchen Parties, a woman shared how her husband forced himself on her when she wouldn’t give in to his sexual initiation. In the comments section, both men and women commended his actions and insulted the woman for not fulfilling her marital duties. Some said that she should be grateful that he raped her, instead of committing adultery. In over 300 comments, it became clearer that different dynamics can alter the freedom of choice that people have with regards to sex. Though sex must be consensual, marriage gives a sense of entitlement that can blur the lines. The comments reflected the ignorance that most people have with regards to sexual harassment.

Sexual harassment is not a gender issue, it is a cultural mentality matter. The viral effects of wrong beliefs and statements that are passed on through generations. These beliefs empower

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even educated people to feel entitlements that lead to sexual harassment. These beliefs can also push victims into silence, isolation and further into a cycle of abuse.

WHAT ARE WE DOING ABOUT IT? Idealistically, I would like to say that every case of sexual harassment should be reported to the authorities. It should; however, without the financial resources and influence to have a case be heard, most cases die before they even reach the judge. Victims of sexual harassment should seek the counsel of the police, victim support units, human resource practitioners and legal professionals. It is important to avoid taking advice from people who do not have correct information. People who have no professional experience can normalise victimisation and say things like, “At least you even have a job.” “At least he wants you.” or “Reporting won’t do anything.” In an ideal world, every culprit should face the law, even if it is awkward and results in loss of reputation among valuable members of society. Support groups

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are forming to assist victims of sexual harassment. These groups assist with legal advice and facilitate the emotional and mental healing while giving victims a platform to be heard and find their place in society again. There is a power in right believing. The more people are empowered with accurate, relevant knowledge, the closer we get to our ideals for society. Knowledge is the only thing that shines light into grey areas. Knowledge of the law and the procedures is the only way to demarcate the black and the white.

*For the purposes of this article, the name of the victim has been withheld, however Julie has formed a support group for victims of sexual harassment in the work place. Any one in need of assistance can contact the editor for additional details on how they can be a part of the initiative.


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THE SCIENCE OF NAIL CARE FOR HIM AND HER

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he last ten years has seen a massive evolution in the level of self-care through grooming, and not just with women, but with men alike. And a trend that has certainly caught on and is not going away any time soon, is nail care. Many couples today, enjoy trips to the spa to receive manicures and pedicures. In case you are curious as to why nail care has become such a big deal, or if ever you wanted to take better care of your nails, we give you some handy tips and information to help you out.

MAINTAIN GOOD NAIL HYGIENE

Keeping your nails and the skin around them clean is important, and the best way to do this is by scrubbing them. The most inexpensive way to achieve this is by using a toothbrush with soap applied to it, then giving them a gentle scrub. This ensures that the nails are clean, and it removes any dead skin. This is particularly effective for women after removing nail polish with acetone-free remover to avoid drying out the skin and nails. The reason for gently scrubbing your nails is to avoid being exposed to infection as nails are actually delicate. This also includes not using metal nail tools under your nails as too much digging under the nail plate will result in an irregular white arching nail tip caused by their separation from the skin.

NAIL TRIMMING

Trimming your nails is surprisingly a good thing in order to maintain healthy nails, and practicing regular trims every two weeks for your nails is key. For men this likely might come easily as most men do maintain short nails, therefore trimming is a part of their overall grooming regime; however for women, this might prove rather difficult for some who prefer to keep long nails. But just like hair, in order to maintain healthy hair, you are required to trim your hair every so often, and the same rule applies for you nails. If you would like to maintain long nails, it is recommended that you start off by keeping your nails short to begin with, and maintaining a rounded edge, with all the nails of the same length, as this is easier to manage, and provides you a neater look. This allows you to build up the nail’s strength without them breaking or snagging.

CUTICLES AND FILING

Did you know that if you cut the nail cuticles, it breaks the seal of protection that they provide for your nails? The nail cuticle actually seals the area at the base of the nail, this in return protects you from


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bacterial infection. It is advised that rather than cutting your cuticles, it is best to push them back about once a week right after taking a shower/ bath with a wooden cuticle stick/ pusher. Follow this up by massaging them with a thick cream or cuticle cream. If you are an individual with a work or lifestyle routine that causes a lot of wear and tear onto your hands, it is highly recommended that you keep a nail file handy with you. This will allow you to smooth away any rough edges or chippings that can occur as they occur, and the best practices for this is some might already know is to file your nails in one direction with the grain of the nail for a smoother finish.

KEEP YOUR NAIL TOOLS CLEAN

It is standard procedure when it comes to anything you use on a regular basis that you will require to wash them after use or several uses; such as your towel needs a wash after a certain amount of uses, or duvets, cutlery and crockery after every use, disinfecting your make-up brushes and so forth. Well the same applies for your nail tools.

Disinfecting your nail tools between uses is just as important in order to avoid bacteria. The use of soap and water then applying rubbing alcohol is sure to do the trick; however be sure to dispose of disposable tool when they have served their purpose.

USING NAIL POLISH

If you are an avid nail polish user, there are standard procedures that are vital to the maintenance

of your nails. Always begin with ensuring that you use a base coat before applying the nail polish. This protects your nails from staining and helps your first coat look more opaque from just one coat. Before purchasing your nail polish, ensure that you read the labels for their contents as some nail polishes contain toxic chemicals such as toluene, formaldehyde, and dibutyl phthalate as they can contribute to splitting,


TGZ | BEAUTY | NAIL CARE brittleness and cracking. After applying your base coat, then nontoxic nail polish, your cherry on the top should be a top coat. If you are looking for that great glossy finish, the top coat is the answer to that, as well as sealing in the nail polish colour; and say goodbye to repainting your nails every other day by simply adding more top coat every three days. If you are the type that skips the standard use of nail polish, and prefers to use acrylics or gel treatments; as unpopular as it is, you are advised to use them sparingly as they are hard on the nails. A lot of women love their acrylics and gel treatments as they last long, and are a convenient means particularly if you live a busy life. So for those that are adamant on using them, as most women today are; there are some methods you can utilise in order to at least minimise the damage to your hands and nails. The top problem with gel manicures is the increased risk of cancer, and damage to the skin below

the nails caused by exposure to the UV light use in the drying devices. To help alleviate this, it is recommended that you apply sunscreen with an SPF of 30 to 50, or special gloves that expose only the nails, and shields the rest of your hands from the harmful UV rays before the procedure.

bold colours with lots of pigment regularly actually causes more harm than good to your nails; the best way to avoid this is by practicing using clear gloss for the most part, and using the more elaborate designs only when need or during special occasions.

As fun and fabulous as it is to use acrylics and gel treatments as well as nail art. It is more fun on your nails to give them a chance to breathe a little. Not giving your nails a breather, so to speak, can cause them to dry out and turn them into a yellow colour as well as weaken the structure of the nail. So using

Keeping your nails and cuticles hydrated is a great way of protecting and maintaining your nails. Using nutrient-rich oils such as avocado, almond oils or moisturisers overnight helps to properly moisturise your nails. Additionally to maintain the moisture, you need to use gloves whenever you are gardening,

MOISTURISE


TGZ | BEAUTY | NAIL CARE cleaning with harsh chemicals, or doing anything that is rough on your hands and nails. Cotton lined vinyl, nitrile, rubber or plastic gloves are the recommendation. And with those currently facing wintery weather; gloves and mittens are not only your friends for keeping you warm, but for keeping your hands and nails from getting dry and brittle from the cold temperatures.

DIET

Not the kind of diet that you are thinking of, and like myself who generally hates the term “diet� it actually is all about tweaking your lifestyle and being more mindful of what you allow your body to intake. In this case it is a simple method of vitamins, which can be implemented using various methods depending on your preference. To obtain long lasting strong clear nails, adding vitamins and supplements like Vitamin E, fish oil and biotin to your daily routine is highly recommended. Adding protein rich foods to your diet such as, fish, nuts and beans is also an option; this is for sure going to get you the results you are looking for in having stronger and healthier nails.

Obviously this article has only touched base on your finger nails; so for those wondering about what to do with their toe nails, all you need to do is simply apply those exact methods except for the glove wearing part of course, but socks are recommended when possible, and you are likely needed to moisturise your feet and toes more than you do even your hands particularly during the summer where it is likely you will walk around in sandals therefore exposing your feet to a lot of debris from the ground.


HEALTH & FITNESS

STEPS TO A HEALTHIER YOU The age old fantasy of being able to eat whatever you want whenever you want and feel like unfortunately remains just that; a fantasy. To be able to maintain a healthy lifestyle, one of the main elements that impact on this heavily is the metabolism. Your metabolism affects weather you gain weight or lose weight. Now not everyone has the same body type, and the way your body processes food varies from person to person, and same goes to how your body tackles exercise and healthy eating. There are some individuals who have a naturally high metabolism, therefore never seem to get affected negatively weight wise by what they eat; however that does not mean that their health does not get affected. That is why these tips are helpful for everyone low and high metabolism alike.

GAINING & MAINTAINING A HIGHER ME TABLOSIM 01 What is Metabolism? 02 A High Protein & Energy Before we get into how to gain and maintain a high metabolism, it is always wise to know more about what it is and how it affects your body, as many know of it, but little about it. Metabolism defined is the sum of the chemical reactions that take place within each cell of a living organism, that provides energy for vital processes and for synthesizing new organic material. So when metabolism is discussed, we in fact are referring to metabolic rate. Metabolic rate is the rate of metabolism, which is the amount of energy used by animals (humans included) per unit of time. Whereas Basal metabolic rate also known as BMR is the amount of energy used on a daily basis by animals when inactive. In fact Basal metabolism is the largest component of the total energy used, as it helps in the function of organs which include; nervous system, heart, intestines, kidneys, skin, lungs, sex organs, liver, and muscles.

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How you start your day affects how your entire day goes. If you are on a high metabolism journey, two things are important in order to put this into effect. What you eat and how you exercise; when carrying out your morning exercise routine be it thirty minutes or one hour, make sure that you include heavy weights of some sort into your routine. A good ten to fifteen minute weight training followed by a high intensity workout are great elements to include when it comes to changing your metabolic rate for the better. With your morning workout routine out of the way, the natural progression is to get yourself some breakfast. It is very important, and I am sure you have heard this a thousand times before that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And I hate to reiterate; however that fact remains true, and what you consume for your breakfast is what will add impact on your metabolic rate. A protein filled breakfast is my recommendation, not only is it helpful in the aforementioned, but it also aids in the prevention of mid-morning hunger. Foods that makeup a good protein breakfast include; baked beans, whole eggs, egg whites, dairy products, soy products, whey, casein or soy-based protein drinks. For the vegans options such as oatmeal, raisins, almonds, and tofu are great options.

03 Make it Cold and Large Water, the life saver, thirst quencher and metabolism maintainor. It is a known fact that not everyone enjoys a good drink of water, there are individuals that will do anything and everything in their power to avoid having to drink a plain glass of water let alone an entire 1.5 to 2litres of water in a day. But what if I told you that water if anything is not your enemy but your best friend on so many levels, not only will it help keep you alive in a dessert or when stranded at sea, but some German researchers found that drinking six cups of cold water a day can raise your BMR by about fifty calories a day, that’s approximately about 5pounds of weight loss in a year, which doesn’t seem like much and is not; however this is based on the effects of drinking water, but pair it with the other tips we are offering here, then you have yourself a great recipe for a healthy and high metabolism. Also remember water contains zero calories and drinking a lot of water in the course of the day helps you stay away from snacking and feeling hungry in-between meals.


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04 Other beverage options Please do not take this as an alternative to having water as it is not; as each beverage has a different effect and unlike water, the others do contain calories, be it minimal for some, they still do. Not venturing far from the subject of water, according to research consuming calcium through dairy foods such as fat-free milk and low-fat yogurt may also reduce fat absorption from other foods. So if you do find that you are craving that odd snack at work, or while relaxing at home, get yourself a lovely glass of low fat milk or a small tub of low fat yoghurt as it will not only ease your appetite but also provide great nutrients to your body. For the vegans, there is the option of soy milk and soy yoghurt. Although not scientifically proven, a great option to add to your diet is herbal tea, herbal teas depending on which one you are taking have different effects and aid the body accordingly, for instance peppermint tea is great for your digestion, camomile tea helps you relax, and Echinacea is great at aiding with your immune system.

05 Protein is key Taking you back to protein, we left off breakfast being filled with protein, however you should not leave it there as protein is highly recommended for all of your meals. According to the British Nutrition Foundation Proteins are fundamental structural and functional elements within every cell of the body and are involved in a wide range of metabolic interactions. It is essential for growth and repair of the body and maintenance of good health. So when it comes to your dietary requirements foods such as fish, meat, dairy produce, and eggs are great sources of protein, and for the vegans tofu, soya, chickpeas, beans, lentils, pulses, and cereals are great options.

We live in a generation that is fast paced where everything is expected to happen instantly, with that comes a lot of pressure to work harder and longer hours with little time for oneself. Unfortunately this very thing, affects our bodies in a negative way as people are found to be sleeping less and less. The average person today will tell you that they sleep for approximately five hours a day and on a good day maybe six to seven if they are lucky and so the medically recommended hours of nine hours is not normally met by many. In addition to the lack of sleep and the demands of society, relaxing has become somewhat of a myth, I am talking about our constant obsession to be on a device all the time if not at work working away, when on the train or bus from or to work we are on our tablets or mobile phones, and when we get home most families spend time on social media than they do talking with their families, and imply embracing a few hours of relaxation. Do not mistake being on social media as a form of relaxation. The lack of sleep and lack of rest can have adhere effects to your health. According to research the lack of sleep has been linked to increased blood sugar levels and insulin resistance, which are both linked to a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Stress, especially chronic stress, is bad for your metabolism. When you get stressed, your adrenal glands pump out a chemical cocktail, with one of the ingredients being cortisol. What they are basically saying is that the higher your cortisol level the higher your insulin level, this in fact messes with your metabolic rate putting you at a higher risk of the aforementioned. So take some time out of your day thirty minutes to an hour to relax, do something that you know relaxes your mind, and body. Not thinking of work, not thinking of what is happening on social media, or what the kids are up to, just pure zen.


FOOD & NUTRITION

WHAT’S TINGLING YOUR TASTE BUDS an appetite for tasty steamed foods

Whenever one thinks about steamed food, in most cases than not, they get a visual of bland looking, bland tasting broccoli and cauliflower with dry asparagus on the side, which is an absolute myth about steamed food. If you prefer not to dip your food in oil when cooking or preparing it, there are plenty of methods that you can use to steam your food, all whilst maintaining their flavour, colour, and we have four meals for you as examples

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GINGER SOY STEAMED FISH Keep your meat flavourful and moist with this delicious dish of Sea bass. A great way of preparing your fish using a healthy method without losing the flavours of a good meal. Sprinkled with scallions and cilantro, and a drizzle of canola oil, this is a definitely a yummy steamed food for your recipe book.

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STEAMED EGG Poached eggs are the most common method of cooking eggs without the use of oil; however there are several other methods, one of them being this steamed egg method. Probably one of the easiest methods if you are looking to scramble your eggs, and play around with a few spices. Utilising the basic steam methods of placing the eggs in a ramekin which is covered in foil, and placed in the centre of a sauce pan half filled with boiling water. It really is that simple, and has all the health and taste benefits of a well cooked egg.

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PASSION FRUIT AND LEMON STEAMED PUDDING Finish up your meal with a taste of the exotic with a healthy twist in this passion fruit and lemon steamed pudding. Garnished with lemon rinds, and served with a pouring of half fat cream, this is sure to give you a healthy and tasty dessert.

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CHINESE STYLE STEAMED EGGPLANT You have seen eggplants fried, and boiled in many recipes; however have you ever tried steaming them? For the steaming aficionado, this will definitely be right up your alley. This is something that works well as a side dish. Rich in flavour as it is drizzled with a soy sauce marinade and sprinkled with chopped chives and fried garlic.


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hicken curry is probably one of the most popular recipes around the world; however even with it being known to many, there are many people out there who have attempted to make a chicken curry meal with disastrous results. You will find that some have too much curry, or too much salt, overcooked rice and the list goes on. If you are amongst those people that struggle with getting your chicken curry recipe right; fear no more as this recipe will have you feeling like a top chef.

INGREDIENTS 120g Pure Basmati 2 tsp sunflower oil 1 tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp mustard seeds 1 large chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1cm ginger, peeled and grated ½ tsp chilli powder 1 tsp ground coriander ½ tsp turmeric 1 tbsp tomato puree 2 diced chicken breast 150ml water ½ green pepper diced Fresh coriander 1 tsp lemon juice

SERVING SUGGESTIONS Whether you serve it in a bowl on top of your rice, or with your rice on the side on a flat large plate; you are sure to impress your guests at dinner with your master chef like skills of this fantastic classic curry chicken and rice dish.

METHOD 1. Dry fry the cumin and mustard seeds until they begin to pop, remove from the heat and grind in a pestle & mortar. 2. Fry the onion, garlic and ginger until it softens and turns brown. 3. Add all spices to the cumin and mustard seeds and mix in the tomato puree to make a paste. Add it to the pan and continue to fry for 1-2 minutes. 4. Next add the chicken and continue to cook for approximately. 5 minutes. Pour in the water and simmer on a medium heat for a further 20-25 minutes. Add the green pepper and continue to cook for a further 5 minutes. 5. Meanwhile bring a large pan of water to the boil, pour in the rice and bring to a simmer for 12-15 minutes, drain, allow to stand for 2 minutes. 6. Serve curry with basmati rice and garnish with fresh coriander and a squeeze of lime. Spring/Summer 2019 | THE GLOBAL ZAMBIAN MAGAZINE |

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Clive “We all benefit by having young people exposed to the ‘way things are done’ in a democratic society. Isn’t it time… to ‘tap the power of youth?'” — Hans Bernard the position. And this happens because that person would have likely bribed the interviewer. The people in charge, who we put our trust in, operate with corrupt methods to make extra money, which leaves those without the extra money but with the right qualifications constantly job hunting without any success. The other problem is nepotism; where with some companies, you will find that, if you do not know someone or have a relative working within that company, it can be a major barrier in obtaining employment. And so the question posed is, what about the youth who are left with no jobs, or income, or families with the extra money to give them pocket money? They are the ones that end up roaming the streets and getting into all kinds of trouble, therefore decreasing their chances of ever getting descent employment. The hope is that with time, there are more opportunities available for the youth to either find employment or create their own employment.

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Last year had introduced a lot of blockbuster movies that had people talking for months on end. The top picks, I would say were ‘The Justice league’, ‘Antman and The Wasp’, ‘Fate of The Furious 8’, ‘Avengers Infinity War’, and ‘Venom’ Just to name a few, and 2019 does not seem to be slowing down in any way, movies such as ‘Glass’ starring Bruce Willis, and Samuel L Jackson is one that is highly anticipated, as well as many other epic movie sequels. In the local TV shows of Zambia, most of the airtime is filled with Telenovelas such as ‘Zuba’ and ‘Mpali’, and for those that like laughter, there are shows by comedians like ‘Spoiler’ and ‘Mwinemunshi’, and of course not forgetting reality TV shows like ‘Date My Family Zambia’, and Zambezi Magic’s ‘Vina’ TV show. International shows that are enjoyed are shows like ‘Catfish’, ‘I (Almost) Got Away With It’, ‘Air Crash Investigation’ and popular series like ‘Black Lightning’ and more.

When it comes to music, as teens, we were excited to see Selena Gomez’s return to the studio featuring y name is Clive Mwansa also known as in a song titled ‘Taki Taki’ by DJ Snake, which also Clive Radico; I am a dancer, singer and featured Cardi B. Drake released the hit single ‘In My rapper, I consider myself to be a loving and caring person, and I recently wrote my grade 12 exams. Feelings’ which went viral and got people up on their The person who inspired me in 2018 was Wezi. I think feet and dancing worldwide. DJ Khaled collaborated she is very talented and is an inspiration when it comes with Justin Bieber, Quavo, and Chance The Rapper for another hit titled ‘No Brainier’ to showcasing our Zambian roots through music.

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wants out of life, she sold her phone and went to wash clothes because she never wanted to be cheated of her dreams, just because she did not have money for school fees. She found descent means and used humility to earn the money she needed for her fees. In life it is not every time that you will have the privilege depending on your parents to pay your school fees. There are many ways to earn a living, and many youth think that they cannot do anything because the government does not employ them. But there are many things they can do such as going from door to door to collect rubbish, this is handy for when you need something or want to start a business. Queen Beene is hard working not only at school but also at home; she is also stylish, her dress sense is modest as she doesn’t follow the social media craze of walking around looking half naked. I find her to be social, and approachable. One of the best pieces of advice she told me was about the importance of planning in life, and why we need to plan every year as it helps keep you from wasting time. Planning provides you with a road map to get to your destination. It allows you not only to figure out how you will get there, but also gives you a way to determine how far you have come and how much more you have left to go; it gives you control. Meaning if you create a plan then you get to make choices and decisions rather than leaving things up to chance. When you have a plan then you are in charge of where you are going, making it easier for you to get exactly where you want to be. It is also easier to identify and focus on your priorities when you make


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a plan. A plan make it easier to say "no" to things that are not important to you, it will give you a sense of peace and make you feel more empowered. Finally, having a plan ensures that you have no regret when you get to the end because you have made the effort to plan your life in order to achieve the goals that what you want to achieve, so long you stick to your plan, you can be confident that you will not be looking back and asking yourself "what if ". I am so thankful to my aunt for the inspiration that she is towards my life.

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BUSINESS | ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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FLY OR DIE? Written By: Kandi Siame Adversity is the mother of invention. As can be seen in the USA, the entrepreneurial spirit has brought hope to government employees and contractors that have been hit by the partial government shut down. From The Furlough Cheesecake Sisters, to Bella’s Sweet Scrubs and Deal’s Heating and Cooling Company, entrepreneurship has proven to be a saving grace and a chance to serve communities. The emphasis of having multiple streams of income was once a fad that has become a necessity. The inflation rate in Zambia has averaged at 0.75 percent in the past ten years and currently sits at 6.58 percent. At this rate, the cost of living will double every year. Based on natural resources, Zambia is one of the world’s richest nations, however, Zambia is one of the poorest nations on the globe. The perils of living in a third world nation have called many out into entrepreneurship.

There are many other reasons for becoming an entrepreneur. Professionals who feel stifled in their corporate environment will often pursue a hustle or project that allows them to express their creativity for income. The lifestyle of an entrepreneur gives control over the full range of hours and people with a strong sense of individuality prefer the fluid work hours, learning opportunities that entrepreneurship allows. Some people feel called for impact and unconventional lives that change the world. Albert Einstein said, “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” Entrepreneurship has proven to be both lucrative and satisfying in the case of Mwiya Musokotwane, Forbes Africa 30 under 30 and CEO of Thebe Investments; Ruth Moto of My Perfect Stitch and Njavwa Mutambo of Musanga Logistics. Their entrepreneurial journey is admirable as they have managed to build sustainable, scalable businesses from the ground up. Their businesses have societal impact because they solve real life problems. Smooth sailing is not a guarantee. Most start-ups fail before the five-year mark due to competing factors and mismanaged expectations. A shift in the business environment can require entrepreneurs to pivot and adapt to unpredictable circumstances. Unsuccessful entrepreneurs cannot pivot, instead they stay on their path even when the market is on another trajectory. The inability to pivot and scale is also caused by established companies that cannibalise the start-ups. Leadership matters, especially in business. An entrepreneur with no soft skills and financial smarts can be blind-sided by the consequences of their wrong investments and relationships. Entrepreneurs often have to partner with the right people, the right way in order to achieve longevity. The value of a solid exit strategy must be emphasised. Gauging the possibility for failure and planning an exit should happen early in the entrepreneurial journey. Whether by instinct, judgement or wise counsel, it is vital to weigh the outcomes if the service or product does not meet expectations. It is unwise to believe in miracles; smart entrepreneurs formulate an exit strategy with the least collateral damage followed by a plan B. Failure is not the end. Many entrepreneurs who have been side tracked by failure have gone forward to create


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successful businesses. There are many benefits of entrepreneurship. When it is done right, it can create fulfilling employment; challenge social norms; present opportunity for knowledge about unexplored issues; balance economic development; improve the standards of living; encourage self-reliance and result in community development. In order to reap the benefits, a nation needs to have supportive structures and policies that allow entrepreneurs to soar. Bongohive, the technology and innovation hub of the nation has a suite of programmes designed to support innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups. These programmes are supported by credible institutions and partner organisations such as the US embassy, Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ), UK Aid, Afri Labs, Venture Capital for Africa and the Queen’s Young Leaders. These organisations partner to assist scalable start-ups by enhancing skills, accelerating growth, strengthening networks, increasing collaboration and providing a forum for idea exchange and reducing the barriers to entrepreneurship. In the quest to contribute to employment creation and wealth generation, the Zambia Development Agency has launched various programs to bolster entrepreneurship. One such program is the Building Young Entrepreneurs Program which was launched in partnership with the Barclays Africa Foundation. The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission, Kukula Capital and VC4Africa are actively promoting economic development, venture financing and creating Pan-African platforms for start-up financing.

The launches of entrepreneurship programs are widely broadcasted but it would be nice to see the documented results of these programmes equally shared. On the ground, the actual businesses booming are mostly foreign owned and financed. Five years ago, home goods shops were confined to Kamwala and housed low quality exports from China. Today, a ‘Home Essentials’ or ‘China Mall’ store pops up at every corner. These shops have given accessibility and convenience to consumers who need affordable home goods and appliances. It is important to consider the effects of these stores on local businesses. Foreign investments are regulated by the Ministry of Commerce, but the regulations are based on the ability of local business professionals to adequately compete.

CAN LOCALS COMPETE? That is yet to be seen as the business paradigms continue to expand and shift. Small businesses like the road side fast food, and supermarkets, office supply, poultry farming and service shops continue to give local entrepreneurs income. The threat of restricting entrepreneurship to small businesses is the limited role they play in building sustainable development for the economy. It would benefit the nation greatly if entrepreneurship is encouraged and supported.


BUSINESS | HOW TO SECURE GRANTS

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grant is financial assistance, given by a government, or institution, for a specific purpose. When a company or individual is awarded with a grant, they are not required to pay it back, as long as they utilise the grant within the terms and conditions agreed upon, that are stipulated within the award. Failure to comply within the terms agreed upon, results in the grant being required to be paid back. Various individuals are awarded with grants, from students, research departments, individuals for more personal reasons in extenuating circumstances, business start-ups and community projects. Different organisations have different terms in place for eligibility. In order to qualify for a grant, you have to fit the eligibility criteria. As a business start-up looking to obtain a grant, it is important to research as much as possible of all the organisations that provide grants for your type of business, and ensure that you have collected as much information as possible to make sure that you present your business well enough to be short listed. In some countries, grants are provided by governments, charitable organisations, and large businesses to sole traders, small medium enterprises and start-ups. The types of grants available vary depending on the organisation that is providing the grant. Grants provided can be anything from cash awards, free or reduced costs of equipment, equity finance etc. The various grants do differ however, for instance an equity finance grant is the process of raising capital through the sale of your companies’ shares. When one opts for equity financing, it is usually for the means of raising capital for their

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Entrepreneurship is on the rise around the globe with several businesses going from being an unknown SME to getting in the leagues of the fortune 500, whether you are looking to have a small business or grow it into a large conglomerate, one thing that all entrepreneurs need is start-up capital. So how do you go about raising funds for your business? We have looked in to several ways in which one can look into and one of the best methods is obtaining a grant, as most grants do not need to be paid back. Here are our findings.

business start-up. This can be from shares sold to friends and family, large initial public offerings (IPO) which if your business formula has great potential, can receive offers in the millions. For many when they think about equity financing, they associate it with financing by public companies that are registered in the stock exchange; however it can also include financing from private companies. So to be clear, this is not your company borrowing money, it is you giving a portion of your company in the form of shares, in exchange of revenue, and as your business prospers, you will be required to pay your shareholders dividends from your profits, and with time and success, you may be in a position to buy back your shares if you wish to regain 100% shares of your business. If this is an attractive means for you to obtain capital for your business, the following are some steps to take to achieve a possible successful application.


BUSINESS | HOW TO SECURE GRANTS

BUSINESS PLAN When approaching any business regarding finance in particular, it is very important that you have a great business plan ready. This allows for the companies you are approaching to have a more detailed look at your business prospects as well as your financial planning and more importantly, your sales forecast. If you are a business that is already trading, you will likely need to be able to provide a balance sheet, and cash flow forecast.

RESEARCH THE GRANT

CONTACT THE GRANT AWARDING BODY Getting in touch with the company or organisation that is offering the grant is important. It allows you to find out exactly what you are required to have and provide in order to have a successful application.

Once you have contacted the awarding body, it is important that you research and make yourself knowledgeable on the type of grant that you are looking to apply for. You need to know the purpose of the grant, what the organisation aims to achieve by offering that grant; be it community d e v e l o p m e n t , i n c r e a s e d employment etc. If you are able to establish the grants objectives, it will help in better structuring your proposal to match the objectives they are looking for in candidate applications.

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APPLY IN AMPLE TIME Time is of great essence when it comes to applying for grants. The earlier the better, as there are plenty of individuals and business start-ups looking to secure a grant. When it comes to timing your grant application there are two factors; if the grant scheme is new, it is always best to submit your application immediately, as new grant programs have fewer applicants. As for grant programs that have been around for a while, you will find that they have an opening and closing date each year; and the best thing to do in this case is to submit your application on the opening date.

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When grants are awarded, they are normally awarded with a specific use for the potential applicants, meaning that whatever your business objective, the grant needs to be effective in that given field. For instance, some businesses only offer awards in the form of equipment in the help with the start-up, some will help with specific amounts that are predetermined on what your type of business would need to start up. With that, you will be required to show some level of proof on how the grant, in whatever form will help grow your business.

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YOU MIGHT NEED SOME CAPITAL The amount of funds that are offered in cash grants vary, and so do their terms. Some offer an outright grant to cover your business initial costs, and the others offer you an amount to match what you are investing in the business yourself; for instance, if you are looking to obtain a grant of ÂŁ25,000.00 it is likely you will be required to have a matching amount for your application to be successful. I hope these few tips will be of help in assisting you obtaining or at least getting started with your process for seeking a grant, and applying for a grant.


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Parenting, Childre kid's puzzles and

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aving children is such a joy, and for first time mums, it is overwhelming in a great way and a scary way as most first time mothers no matter how many books they read or parenting advice they receive, are always nervous about the development of their children. Although easier said than done, the focus when it comes to your child’s development should be their own individuality, and not based on what the perceived majority of children’s development stages are.

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The stages between birth and a year old are marked as major milestones as a child transitions from being a baby to a toddler. After age one and two, the development of a child tends to be rather rapid, this is normally the stages where they learn quite a lot of things, like developing their speech, to walking and the ever so curious mind; which is a signal for parents to child proof their home, as there is no cupboard, space, ornament, socket, or appliance they will not touch or dismantle if their hulk like strength can help it. With that said, it is important that parents

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know that children develop at different paces, as every child is different. Therefore if your child is not walking when you have read they are supposed to be walking, or talking, or adjusting to potty training at the stage you are made to believe they should; you have nothing to worry about, as it is normal, and comparing your child to other children will not do you or your child any favours. In the majority of children you will find that they will say their words or take their first steps by the time they are eighteen months old, but that is not always the case, as some children develop a lot


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later. During these stages they tend to find various albeit creative ways to move around before their first birthday; this can be from crawling, walking, or bottom shuffling, an even more solid reason to child proof your home. As your child grows between the ages of one and five, they will go through various developmental stages, from communication, social skills, emotional development, physical development, learning and challenges. If you have major concerns about the pace that your child is developing, do contact you General Practitioner for advice and information, and if it turns out your enquiry needs looking into, they will have your child assessed in order to determine any possible means to assist you and your child. Otherwise, do enjoy your children while you still can, spend at least ten minutes of uniterrupted quality time with them everyday if you can; as building a bond with your child this way, is paramount in the stability of your child's mental health, and happiness.

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stablished in 2014, V i o l a Rose Recovery (VRR) was set up to make a positive difference in the lives of people living in communities affected by alcohol abuse and alcoholism in Zambia. Alcohol misuse in Zambia is evidently a huge problem, but unfortunately there is a lack of services that offer support and treatment. We’re an organisation driven by passion, progressive ideas, and bold actions. We are not against alcohol consumption but we recognise the damage that alcohol misuse has had in Zambia. The task ahead is a huge one and one that can not be tackled alone. We are keen to work with other organisations, individuals and communities in order to fulfil our mission.

• Help those who are suffering from long term illness and life traumas to cope better without alcohol and understand the impact alcohol is having on their physical health and mental well being. • Promote understanding and raise awareness of the impact associated with alcohol misuse. • To enable those experiencing the affects of their own alcohol misuse to lead fulfilling and productive lives. • To support and empower the families and friends affected by a loved ones alcohol misuse. • To enable the future generation to make informed choices about alcohol and break the current cycle in Zambia of living a life that is dominated by alcohol misuse.

OUTREACH SERVICE At Viola Rose Recovery we’re passionate about finding out the real issues around alcohol misuse and how they affect our communities. We go the extra mile and visit the communities that are hard to reach and together we work towards a solution that is practical and respectful for the people we serve. We also provide advice and information and follow through what we promise to do. If you feel that your community can benefit from our outreach service. VIOLA ROSE RECOVERY MISSION • Help people to identify what is causing their alcohol misuse and tackle these issues.​

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ONE TO ONE SUPPORT At Viola Rose Recovery we want to enable people affected by alcohol misuse to make the changes they want to make. Whether its total abstinence or reducing alcohol intake, we provide a service that make these


GBGWH PHILANTHROPY | VIOLA ROSE RECOVERY changes happen. Our one to one support alcohol treatment is centred around high quality psychosocial interventions and we work at a pace that is comfortable for our clients. This service is assessed by financial means and depending on an individuals income most can access it for free.

ing alongside other organisations and health professionals to meet our objectives. We are always striving to make a difference, and create long lasting partnerships. So far we have formed working relationships with the Aids Health Foundation (AHF), National Aids Council (NAC) and The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA).

FAMILY AND FRIENDS GROUP Alcohol affects us all For most people who have a loved one that has an alcohol misuse problem it can be hard for them to cope and understand what is happening. Our family and friends support group offers some comfort by providing a safe and confidential place to talk,get information and learn coping strategies. The service is free and available to all PARTNERSHIP WORKING At Viola Rose Recovery, we recognise that our mission to reduce alcohol misuse in Zambia is something that cannot be done alone. We are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue and work-

ALCOHOL AWARENESS WORKSHOPS At Viola Rose Recovery, we believe that the best way to reduce and tackle alcohol misuse is by educating the younger generation so that they make informed choices about alcohol consumption as adults. Our School workshop programmes are tailored made for grades 7 to 12. We make the sessions fun and easy for the students to understand and at the end of the 6 week programme each student is awarded with a certificate. Contact us to find out how your school can benefit from our programmes.

Contact Viola Rose Recovery

Founder/CEO – Zindaba Viola Nyirenda Contact details:

Tel: +26 097 6971 1154 Email: info@violaroserecovery.org Website: www.violaroserecovery.org

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TGZ | STYLE

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hisulo Mambwe, also known as ChiChi Designs is a young Zambian designer with an immeasurable talent. Chichi Designs caught our attention in 2017 when we noticed some of her accessories made from chitenge. The designs were exquisite and of great quality; so we decided to start following her on social media and get in touch with her regarding some design requirements. Fast forward to 2019, and Chichi Designs have certainly come a long way, as her business expands, Chichi Designs offers a variety of design services from bridal wear, couture gowns, accessories inclusive of shoes, hair

Clockwise L to R: Bridesmaid dresses by Chichi Designs, Custom wedding invitations, necklace, shoes, and earring accessories in chitenge print, Client Grace wearing a custom Chichi Designs couture gown for the Straight Outta Africa Gala Dinner

Follow Chichi Designs Instagram: chichi.designs Facebook: Chichi Designs YouTube: Chichi Designs

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accessories, bags and even invitation cards, all available on a pay per order or ready to wear for a select number of items. When Chichi Designs is not busy with tending to her client's needs, she can be found on her YouTube channel giving tutorials on how to make some of her outstanding designs; and we are here to tell you, the tutorials are awesome, if you have an interest in fashion design and tailoring, this is definitely a great YouTube channel for you to subscribe to. We absolutely love the body of work that we have seen Chichi designs produce, and we see even greater things being achieved for this young talent on a global scale; check back in a few years; you heard it first from The Global Zambian Magazine.


TGZ | STYLE

Shoes Shoes Shoes

Let us help you get your feet into spring with these creative and fashionable shoe collections from various designers and brands. Arc en Ciel

Arc en Ciel

Arden Furtado

Vetements

Dr. Martens

H&M

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton

Cole Haan

Salvatore Ferragamo

J&M 1850

To Boot

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TGZ | LITERATURE

TOREAD INDEED

A good book, and a cup of tea equals a moment to replenish your mind and enter the literary world of fiction and real life adventures and mysteries. At TGZ we are here to give you some of our reading recommendations for the season to keep you company and stimulate your intellectual palate. KUMAKANDA

EDGE OF CHAOS A provocative call to jump-start economic growth by aggressively overhauling liberal democracy around the world, people who are angry at stagnant wages and growing inequality have rebelled against established governments and turned to political extremes. Edge of Chaos presents a radical blueprint for change in order to galvanize growth and ensure the survival of democracy in the twenty-first century.

THE ONES WITH PURPOSE When her sister, Fikile, dies of breast cancer, Anele has to ensure that the rituals preceding the burial are performed. Fikile's husband, absent in her dying days, is still nowhere to be found. Memories of Fikile, who sacrificed her youth to run their household, haunt Anele.

NOT THAT BAD In this valuable and revealing anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, and aggression they face, and where they are "routinely secondguessed, blown off, discredited, denigrated, for speaking out.

THE GOLD DIGGERS

THE MOURNABLE BODY

Kumukanda is the name given to the rites a young boy from the Luvale tribe must pass through before he is considered a man. The poems of Kayo Chingonyi’s remarkable debut explore this passage- between two worlds,

A group of passengers is huddled in a Toyota Quantum about to embark on a treacherous expedition to the City of Gold. Told with brave honesty and bold description, the stories of the individual immigrants are simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming.

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"Anxious about her prospects after leaving a stagnant job, Tambudzai finds herself living in a run-down youth hostel in downtown Harare. For reasons that include her grim financial prospects and her age, she moves to a widow's boarding house and eventually finds work as a biology teacher. But at every turn in her attempt to make a life for herself, she is faced with a fresh humiliation.


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TGZ | BRAIN TEASERS AND PUZZLES

Using only the numbers 1 through 9, complete the grid so that no number is repeated in any row, column or grid. Each puzzle has one, and only one, unique solution, and each can be solved using pure logic - guessing and trial-anderror are never required.

QUOTES FOR THE SEASON

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose. ~James Baldwin Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh. ~Vincent Van Gogh When you can do a common thing in an uncommon way; you will command the attention of the world. ~George Washington Carver

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TGZ | BRAIN TEASERS AND PUZZLES

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE Take a stroll down this London street and see if you can spot the difference in the two photographs. There are 10 differences in the pictures, some easier to spot than others; try and find them within 10 minutes. (ZOOMING IN IS ADVISED)

STUPID JOKES THAT ARE ACTUALLY CREATIVE

WORD SEARCH

A farmer in the field with his cows counted 196 of them, but when he rounded them up, he had 200. Two mice chewing on a film roll. One goes: �I think the book was better." What's the difference between a dirty bus stop and a lobster with breast implants? One's a crusty bus station and the other is a busty crustacean. Two cows are standing in a field. Cow 1: Did you hear about the outbreak of mad cow disease? Cow 2: Good thing I'm a helicopter.

Puzzle solutions will be available in the next print edition of TGZ Mag. If you have a quote or joke you would like to submit, send them to submissions@tgzmag.com

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OUR BEST RED CARPET COUTURE PHOTO CREDIT GETTY IMAGES AND SHUTTERSTOCK

Janelle Monรกe In Jean Paul Gaultier

AWARD SEASON

It's a wrap on Award Season; so TGZ's Fashion A&E decided to compress all the recent award's red carpet fashion and we selected our best dressed for the season. As there was so much fashion to choose from, for this season only, the worst dressed have had a lucky escape as our selection is of only the best dressed according to our fashion doctors. Here are our favourite ensembles from The Grammy's, The Oscars, The BAFTAs, The BRIT Awards, The SAG Awards, and The Golden Globes. Do you agree with our choices?

Kacey Musgraves In Giambattista Valli

Lupita Nyong'o In Calvin Klein By Appointment

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Alison Brie In Miu Miu

Shawn Mendes In Paul Smith

Cynthia Erivo In Vera Wang


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THE GRAMMYS

Anna Kendrick In Ralph and Russo

Bebe Rexha In Monsoori

Camila Cabello In Armani Prive

Dua Lipa In Versace

Cardi B In Vintage Mugler

Lady Gaga In Celine by Hedi Slimane

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THE SAG AWARDS

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Danai Gurira In Ralph and Russo

Emma Stone In Louis Vuitton

Yara Shahidi In Fendi

Michael B. Jordan Louis Vuitton Harness

Margot Robbie In Chanel

Lady Gaga In Dior Haute Couture

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THE BRIT AWARDS

Clara Amfo In Ashish

Maya Jama In LouLou

Florence Welch In Gucci

Vick Hope In Zeynep Kartal

Jess Glynne In Vivienne Westwood

Suki Waterhouse In Rami Kadi Couture

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THE GOLDEN GLOBES

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Regina King In Alberta Ferretti

Thandie Newton In Michael Kors

Danai Gurira In Rodarte

Rami Malek In White Bow Tie Tux

Dave Franco In Saint Laurent

Michael B. Jordan In Burberry

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TGZ | FASHION | AWARD SEASON

FASHION

THE BAFTAS

A&E

Mahershala Ali In Tom Ford

Timothée Chalamet in Haider Ackermann

Luke Evans In Corneliani

Mary J. Blige In Ralph and Russo

Regina King In Versace

Lily Collins In Givenchy Haute Couture

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THE OSCARS

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Danai Gurira In Brock Collection

Regina King In Oscar de la Renta

Charlize Theron In Dior

Emma Stone In Louis Vuitton

Constance Wu In Versace

Jennifer Hudson In Elie Saab

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TGZ | FASHION | AWARD SEASON

FASHION

THE OSCARS

A&E

Billy Porter In Christian Siriano

Rami Malek In custom Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello

Nicholas Hoult and Joe Alywn

Jennifer Lopez In Tom Ford

Angela Bassett In Reem Acra

Lady Gaga In custom Alexander McQueen

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