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Countries with strong economies attract job seekers. Today an estimated 15% of the world's 7 billion people live in 22 countries most sound financially. Its believed that 50 million people have been displaced from from their place of birth for either economic or political reasons, or both. On this radio show we discuss issues related to legal immigration, brain drain of highly qualified professionals, success stories of immigrants and politics in the homeland. We bring experts from around the world and talk to them every Saturday for 4 hours starting at 8:00am to 12:00noon New York time. A list of topics and guests is posted here and at our website: http://www.mwape.com The first show was August 9th, 2008. Our founders are James & Ruth Mwape who work with the following host & contributors: Kambidima Wotela, PhD; Rev. Melody & Pastor Davies Lombe; Mwewa Mwape, Dr. Evans Phiri; Richard Mbewe, PhD; Ngoza Simwanza; Harrison Musonda; Chola Mukanga; Prof. Mwizenge Tembo, etc. While most guests are Zambians from Zambia and around the world, we also talk to non-Zambian's on a regular basis. Join us on Dispora Voice and see why we are called the Intelligent Voice.

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Cuthbert Malindi is a Mechanical Engineer, Chartered accountant and a private equity professional and Fund Manager turned entrepreneur. From being a Senior Executive in a number of companies, he has gone on to set up and invest in his... more

Stocks rallied around the world on Thursday, pushing the broader market in the United States back onto positive ground for the year, after European leaders reached a deal to spread the pain of restructuring Greece's debt and try to bring... more

The two Africans are: Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian woman, who is a currently deputy prosecutor at the top war crimes tribunal and Mohamed Chande Othman, who is currently the chief justice of Tanzania. The two Africans plus two others... more

One big challenge of this century faced by most developing nations, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, and nations of the former Soviet Union is human trafficking. Zambia, a landlocked country in Southern Africa has had its fair share of this... more

SIX chiefs in Luapula province have formed a company called Bangweulu Investments Limited whose aim is to open fish farms and restocking the water bodies whose resources are fast depleting. Chief Mwansakombe and chief... more

As Zambians all over the world celebrate the 47th Independence year of the Republic of Zambia and the peaceful change of government, we should humble ourselves, contemplate and introspect the struggles which led to this euphoria.... more

The global economy is running haywire: youngsters are demonstrating for the last three weeks on domination of Wall Street in the American economy, young Spaniards have been demosntrating for the last half of 2011 because of high... more

The business opportunities in Zambia are immense. Lots of foreign investors have seen these opportunities and are taking advantage of them. Zambians too have noticed the opportunities but most lack capital to bring this ideas from their... more

I love Zambia. We all love Zambia and want to do what is best for the country and for our people. Every politician claim they love Zambia too and doing everything to make it a better place. If we all love Zambia so much, why do we... more

We look at President Michael Sata's speach to Parliament. "The Patriotic Front government appreciates the critical role local government plays as an engine for delivering services, infrastructure and development to the local communities. As... more
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