the basic monetary unit of:
Origin of kwachaliterally , dawn, in a Bantu language of Zambia: in allusion to the word's use by the independence movement as a cry for the “dawn of freedom”
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Origin of kwachaBemba and Chewa, dawn (used as a nationalist rallying cry in Malawi and Zambia, in reference to the anticolonial slogan new dawn of freedom) : kw-, infinitive pref. + -acha, to dawn.
kwacha - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Malawi, comprised of 100 tambala, and Zambia, comprised of 100 ngwee.