Blog Posts

  • Pay as You Earn Calculator – Zambia

    November 14, 2011 –Lighton Phiri
    Update (August 8, 2019): (1) New NAPSA ceiling is ZMW 1073.80. (2) Tax bands remain unchanged (see ZRA 2019 Practice Notes). There has been a lot of hype about Zambia’s supposedly “Pro-Poor” 2012 budget… and rightfully so –it ...
  • Python-Mode – A Simple Vim Python Plugin

    November 6, 2011 –Lighton Phiri
    So I am fairly new to Python –I’ve been using it since August, 2011– and I must confess, its nothing less than amazing. Its amazing what a few lines of Python code are capable of doing; and if for some ...
  • Git – Rollback to a Specific Point

    October 20, 2011 –Lighton Phiri
    I woke up to a rude shock today… got an email from an acquaintance I am working with on a certain project –part of the grand requirement towards my MSc research. We are working on a digital collection and it ...
  • Meuchian Grouping Method – XSLT 1.0

    October 13, 2011 –Lighton Phiri
    I have a huge XML document that makes up metadata for bushman drawings that were compiled in the late 19th centuary and recently digitised. I am trying to generate a view of part of that information, but I need to ...
  • SAICSIT 2011 Postgraduate Symposium

    October 12, 2011 –Lighton Phiri
    I am just settling down, after attending this year’s three(3) day long (October 3 – October 5,  2011) SAICSIT conference. So I submitted a poster abstract –towards the end of July, 2011– for the Masters and Doctoral Symposium. It was acceptable ...