Tagged "Zambia"

Fifty plus One: I vote for Zambia

Fifty plus One: I vote for Zambia
The year was 1964; multitudes had gathered in the stadium to usher in a new dawn typified by jubilation. These celebrations could easily have been misconstrued for New Year celebrations; except that it was not January but the 23rd of October. The place was Independence Stadium in Lusaka, Zambia just…

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Two Seconds Too Late

Two Seconds Too Late
After barely qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympics, this Zambian swimmer still keeps her Olympic dreams alive in this story sponsored by GE. Lusaka— Tilka Paljk is a nineteen year old Zambian swimmer. But, she is no ordinary Zambian in so many ways. Shortly after being born…

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The Rising Star

The Rising Star
Suiwilanji has won over 20 gold medals in her 16 years. Now she has her eye on the largest prize of all—gold at Tokyo 2020. Story Sponsored by GE. Lusaka — We live in a society that demands speed. From fast food, fast delivery to fast cars.…

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