A Casualty of Power


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"He boarded the inter-city bus and set off on the six-hour journey to Lusaka - Christopher Columbus en route to discover a new world. Hamoonga Moya's journey would take him a long way from the township of his youth on the Zambian Copperbelt. Life in the capital brought him new friends, and new ideas, and his journalism studies introduced him to ethical dilemmas. Should we take sides when looking at the social impact of the Chinese-owned mines? Who should we blame for the impoverishment of our citizens - the new owners, or the government that made the sale? Is a stadium worth more than a hospital? Outside the classroom, Hamoonga's life, and his hope for the future, were soon entangled in a web of greed, international crime, and betrayal. Only in the end will he know who his true friends are.



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Date de parution 25 octobre 2016
Nombre de visites sur la page 7
EAN13 9781779222985
Langue English

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A Casualty of Power
Published by Weaver Press, Box A1922, Avondale, Harare. Zimbabwe. 2016 www.weaverpresszimbabwe.com>
© Mukuka Chipanta, 2016 www.mukukachipanta.com>
Typeset by Weaver Press Cover Design: Farai Wallace, Harare. Printed by: Directory Publishers, Bulawayo
Distributed in Zambia by Gadsden Publishers, Lusaka.
This book is a work of fiction. References to real people, events, establishments, organisations, or locales are intended only to provide a sense of authenticity, and are used fictitiously. All other characters, and all incidents and dialogue, are drawn from the author’s imagination and are not to be construed as real.
All rights reserved. No part of the publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means – electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise – without the express written permission of the publisher.
ISBN: 978-1-77922-297-8 (p/back) ISBN: 978-1-77922-298-5 (e-pub) ISBN: 978-998224-103-8 (Gadsden Publishers)
Mukuka Chipantais an Aerospace Engineer and Program Manager currently residing in the Washington DC metro area with his lovely wife Sandra. Born in Zambia, he spent his formative years in the mineral rich Copperbelt Province near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mukuka has several degrees in Engineering and Business from the United Kingdom and the USA. One of his proudest professional achievements is having played an integral role in designing the Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane. He has travelled widely across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia and considers himself a global citizen with a heart firmly rooted in Zambia. His passion for telling stories originates from many nights as a boy spent listening to the colourful tales told by members of his expansive family. He is currently working on a number of new writing projects which he hopes you will be able to read in the not-too-distant future.A Casualty of Poweris his first published novel.
Ici kupempula ecikulya.The thing that visits you is the thing that eats you.
ABemba proverb.
‘Cháng jiāng yŏu rì sī wú rì, mo jiāng wú shí xiăng yŏu shí.’
When rich, think of poverty, but don’t think of riches when you are poor.
AChinese proverb.