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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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Describing 3 scenarios outlining development options for attaining the Vision 2030, namely the baseline, the prefered and the optimistic.

A look at the the Vision 2030, Zambia's first ever written long-term plan, expresses the aspirations of the Zambian people to be accomplished by the year 2030.

SHE stepped into Zambia in 1988 from England without being too sure of what she wanted in life. But it was not until Jo Pope discovered her entrepreneurship acumen that she realised the country is endowed with many business... more

Zambia goes to the polls on 20 September 2011. Where does Zambia stand in 2011? What are the key political and economical challenges facing Zambia? How the current government performed in addressing these? What should be... more

The Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) has formally adopted Zambians living in South Africa, namely Chanda Sunday, Mulenga Emmanuel, and Mulusa Lucky to contest for parliamentary seats in Mpika, Ndola, and Solwezi,... more

We need to make sure that Zambia, takes advantage of its central location in Southern Africa, and become the center of Arts and Culture; Science and Technology; Business and Economy; Trade and Industries; Festivals and... more

Live show from Lusaka with senior Zambia Rainbow Coalition members and leadership. Trevor Simumba will be speaking live from Lusaka and will update listeners on what is happening currently on the Zambian polictical scene, We... more

The advent of globalization has brought lots of questions among the growing number of Generation X. In Zambia, many families have questioned the role of holding on to most tradition and cultural norms, which they consider outdated.... more

Commodity Trading of minerals, food, chemicals and many other commodities in Zambia. Should Zambia open up a Commodity Exchange market for its commodities? A lot of average people have become filthy rich through... more

The Likumbi Lya Mize festival starts this week with a fundraising Dinner dance at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka ,Friday 19th August 2011. Then on Wednesday the 24th of August 2011, the makishi will resurrect from the... more
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