Written By: The Lowdown


2015 – 2024: International Decade for People of African Descent

2015: International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

2015: International Year of Soils

Monday 2 November: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Friday 6 November: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

Saturday 7 November: DISA Festival of Family Fun. Venue: Taj Pamodzi Hotel. Time: 10am to 4pm. Charges: Under 5 – Free | 5 – 12 years – K5 | Adults – K10. All Proceeds to DISA Charities. Attractions include Food Tables, Craft Tables, Beer and Wine, Henna Tattoo’s, Face Painting, Fun Sales, Balloon Animals and Music. 

Sunday 8 November: Fund Raising Cricket Tournament. Hosted by the Zambia Sri Lanka Friendship Association. Venue: Lotus Cricket Grounds. Time: 8am. Teams: Sri Lanka, England, South Africa, India. Food stalls, kids entertainment, sky diving. INFO: 0975 015-497, 0966 256-763, 0966 633-641, 0977 502-540 

Monday 9 November – Sunday 15 November: International Week of Science and Peace

Tuesday 10 November: World Science Day for Peace and Development

Friday 13 November: The Lowdown December Edition Deadline.

Saturday 14 November: World Diabetes Day

Saturday 14 November: The Lusaka Book Club is reading ‘The Lives of Others’ by Neel Mukherjee. Next month is ‘Wonder’ by RJ Palacio. INFO: 0979 454-765.

Saturday 14 November: A Vintage Night at the Races. The Rotary Club of Lusaka presents – 1960’s Night at the Races! Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Lusaka. Time: 7pm. Tickets: K400. Theme: Formal Fashion. Package deals for a race & horses available. All proceeds from the night charity. INFO: 0977 794-072, 0975 705-205, 0977 775-439

Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 November: Zambian Art and Design Show. Venue: Leopards Hill Polocrosse Club. Time: Sat; 12pm – 6pm | Sun; 9am – 4pm. Tickets: K40 presale – Computicket, Shoprite | K50 at the gate. Info info@zambianartanddesignshow.org

Sunday 15 November: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Monday 16 November: International Day for Tolerance

Thursday 19 November: World Toilet Day

Thursday 19 November: World Philosophy Day

Friday 20 November: Africa Industrialization Day

Friday 20 November: Universal Children’s Day

Saturday 21 November: World Television Day

Wednesday 25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Saturday 28 November: St Andrews Ball. Hosted by The Lusaka & District Caledonian Society. Venue: Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel. Tickets: K400 per person – limited. Ticket include three course dinner, access to a whisky table. Enjoy Scottish Country Dancing, bagpipes and a touch of Scottish culture followed by a DJ. INFO: 0979 477-270, 0974 778-550, lusakacalesoc@gmail.com

Sunday 29 November: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Monday 30 November – Tuesday 1 December: Senses at Sensorium is hosting a presentation on new techniques done by Dr Clark. Take the opportunity to ask all about all aesthetic procedures from the expert with years of professional experience. Call to book your seat. INFO: 0211 257-330 or 0969 740-440.


Tuesday 1 December: World AIDS Day

Wednesday 2 December: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Thursday 3 December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Saturday 5 December: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

Saturday 5 December: World Soil Day [FAO]

Saturday 5 December: Mary’s Bookshop Christmas Bash. Venue: Mary’s Bookshop, Leopards Hill Road. Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm. Father Christmas comes with wrapped presents at 11 for the Kids. Tea, Coffee, Cakes and Hamburgers all day. Christmas Goodies available for your Christmas stockings and presents. INFO: 0966 767-704, 0966 860-594

Saturday 5 December: The Lusaka Book Club is reading ‘Wonder’ by RJ Palacio. INFO: 0979 454-765.

Monday 7 December: International Civil Aviation Day [ICAO]

Wednesday 9 December: International Anti-Corruption Day

Thursday 10 December: Human Rights Day

Friday 11 December: International Mountain Day

Friday 18 December: International Migrants Day

Sunday 20 December: International Human Solidarity Day

Friday 25 December: Public Holiday. Christmas Day.