“At 23:56 on 23rd October 1963, Zambians rose in reverence of the Union Jack, the de facto national flag of the United Kingdom, for the last time as it lowered, signifying the end of British rule in Zambia.”
Jo Pope is free-spirited, tenacious and a go-getter. Her approach to life and her willingness to take risks took her from the south of England to South Luangwa, where she made her name as a veteran of the Zambian tourism sector
I met the CEO of Standard Chartered Zambia, Herman Kasekende, at The Retreat at Roma on a humid Friday afternoon. Known for his punctuality, he was already sitting at a table enjoying a pot of tea when I arrived 15 minutes early.