65 years, Behold a Zambian Mosque

Two weeks ago or so, I visited one of Zambia’s oldest mosques. This mosque was built in 1949. That’s really before Zambia’s independence that occurred later in 1964. The Nchanga Mosque is situated in Chingola, Zambia.

I am thankful to the Zambia Daily mail who actually published the article I wrote, on their website, so feel free to see it here > Forgotten Pre-independence religious establishment
The visit was successful and the people there were pleased with the idea that they even allowed me to even take photos of the building. Their main hope is that my article can reach the right eyes, possibly Saudi Arabia so that they could receive aid to re-build a new mosque. The building is in such bad shape at the moment.
Thanks to Kaisi Yusuf and Hassan Mana who came over to answer some of my questions and gave me a brief historic background of the relic. Below are some of the Photos I was able to take

Me, talking to Kaisi Yusuf

Me, talking to Kaisi Yusuf

The main entrance into the mosque. The sub picture shows the right side of it.

The main entrance into the mosque. The sub picture shows the right side of it.

the front

the front

Minbar (altar) where someone stands to preach to people

Minbar (altar) where someone stand to preach to people

a cracked wall of the mosque poses a hazard to the people

a cracked wall of the mosque poses a hazard to the people

Minaret (tower). These steps lead you up the minaret, but are again in a bad condition.

Minaret (tower). These steps lead you up the minaret, but are again in a bad condition.

Back side of the mosque

Back side of the mosque

Left side of mosque

Left side of mosque

This column of pipes allows people to wash, since they don't have a swimming pool

This column of pipes allows people to wash, since they don’t have a swimming pool

The Roofing inside

The Roofing inside

The Mosque Hall. This is where worship is carried out.

The Mosque Hall. This is where worship is carried out.

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