Republic of Zambia
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The majority of the population is of Bantu origin. There are more than 70 different tribes, (he most important being the Bemba and the Bgoni in the northeast. One of the more successful of the invading tribes was the Lozi under Lewanika, who obtained the protection of the British government in 1891. In 1900 the British South Africa Company acquired trading and mining rights. From 1911 the territory was known as Northern Rhodesia and in 1924 the Crown took over the administration.


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Further Reading

  1. Central Statistical Office. Monthly Digest of Statistics.Google Scholar
  2. Bliss, A. M. and Rigg, J. A., Zambia. [Bibliography] ABC-Clio. Oxford and Sanla Barbara (CA). 1984Google Scholar
  3. Burdette, M. M., Zambia: between Two Worlds. Boulder (CO). 1988Google Scholar
  4. Chiluba, F., Democracy: the Challenge of Chattge. Lusaka. 1995Google Scholar
  5. De Waal, V., The Politics of Reconciliation: Zambia’s First Decade. London. 1990Google Scholar
  6. Roberts, A., A History of Zambia. London. 1977Google Scholar
  7. National statistical office: Central Statistical Office. LusakaGoogle Scholar

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