Started in 1962, Abercornucopia was a monthly newspaper printed and published by the Lake Press Limited of Abercorn, Northern Rhodesia. This website documents all the 39 editions. They give a fascinating insight to daily life and events during this stirring period.

Please click on Abercornucopia  above to explore editions of the newspaper. Click again on the thumbnail of the editions you want to read to get full page images.

Click on the arrow in the middle of this photo to see Clips from John Anton Smith's movie of Purple Nindi waving in the breeze and then arial shots of  Abercorn, Mpulungu, and Lake Rukwa courtesy of Adam Malujlo. Also fine shots from John and  from Adam's father Ted Malujlo,of dinghy racing on Lake Chila.

More information about Abercorn can be found at

* This website is owned by Colin Carlin. All material used is either the property of the owner, or is used with the permission of the original copyright holder, or in the case of pre-published material has been fully referenced.

While every effort has been made to contact original owners many are no longer available. Any errors of attribution will be corrected following notification.