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Location of Serenje in Zambia

Serenje is a town of Serenje District, Zambia, lying just off the Great North Road and TAZARA Railway. The British, during the time that Northern Rhodesia was a British protectorate, designated Serenje as a BOMA (British Overseas Military Administration). To this day, the locals refer to Serenje Town as the BOMA. Serenje has a railway station on the TAZARA railway. Serenje is approximately 191 km from Kapiri Mposhi on the Great North Road. Mkushi is the district west of Serenje. The Mulembo Falls lie near the town.

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The inhabitants of Serenje district engage in subsistence agriculture. Though the area is blessed with rich soils and thick forests, economic development appears to have eluded this Zambian rural outpost.

Serenje is home to the Lala people whose primary language is ciLala. The Lala language, like most languages spoken on the Copperbelt and Central provinces of Zambia, is classified as belonging to the Bemba language group. The Lala people, like most ethnic groups in central and northern and northwestern parts of Zambia, are said to have descended from the Luba-Lunda Kingdom in present-day Congo DRC. Serenje district is constituted by a number of Chiefdoms. These are the chiefdoms of Muchinda, Muchinka, Chisomo, Serenje, Kabamba, Mailo, and Chibale.

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Coordinates: 13°15′35″S 30°14′15″E / 13.25972°S 30.23750°E / -13.25972; 30.23750


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Lusaka Times

Lusaka Times
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:29 -0800

Chief Kabamba of the Lala people of Serenje District in Central Province has dissolved marriages of the ten pupils from Teta Primary School who were married off by their parents. The traditional leader said he does not want early marriages in his ...
 
Lusaka Times
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:53:06 -0700

A 40 year old man of Kapanda area in Serenje District in Central Province has committed suicide. Gilbert Kalunga of Chief Kabamba's area committed suicide yesterday by hanging himself with a Chitenge material in his house at night. Kalunga's wife ...

Zambia Daily Mail

Zambia Daily Mail
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:45:00 -0800

About US$110 million will be spent on the development of the transmission line from Kapiri to Pensulo in Serenje in the first phase. “We received US$110 million from the European Investment Bank some time back for the feasibility studies so we plan to ...

Zambia Daily Mail

Zambia Daily Mail
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:38:42 -0700

A 25-YEAR-OLD woman of Serenje has been jailed for five years imprisonment for assaulting her eight-year-old daughter. Mirriam Musonda of Zambia township wailed outside the Serenje Magistrate's Court after the judgement was read out. Musonda is on ...
 
Zambia Reports
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:22:30 -0800

... Kasempa District for trafficking in 4.2kg of loose cannbis, Rogers Mubambansele, 43, of Luano District for trafficking in loose cannabis weighing 4kg and Mathews Siwale, 21, of Mwelwa farm in Serenje district for trafficking in loose cannabis ...

Zambia Daily Mail

Zambia Daily Mail
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:22:30 -0800

... 41, a peasant farmer of Lubofu area in Kasempa for trafficking in 4.2 kg of loose cannabis, Rogers Mubambansele, 43, of Luano for trafficking in loose cannabis weighing four kilogrammes and Mathews Siwale, 21, of Mwelwa Farm in Serenje for ...
 
Lusaka Times
Tue, 27 May 2014 23:10:41 -0700

A combined team of health inspectors from Serenje and Chitambo districts has seized and destroyed expired foodstuffs from trading premises in the two districts over the weekend. The health inspectors from the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Local ...
 
Zambia Daily Mail
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 23:29:21 -0800

“The resource envelop is a lot because we are expanding to about 10 metres wide between Serenje to Nakonde. We are talking of not less than US$600 million. When you multiply that, it is almost equal to what the budget is given for one single road,” Mr ...
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