Zambia: British Students Arrive in Zambia to Help Build School

By Bellah Zulu, 23 October 2013, published by All Africa.com

St Mary's Calne, a leading British independent boarding and day school for girls based in Wiltshire, has sent fifteen A Level and GCSE pupils and two members of staff to Zambia to help build a school in Chama, one of the remotest districts based in the Eastern Province of Zambia. 

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British School Students arrive in Zambia to help build a school

by Bellah Zulu, 23 October 2013, The Episcopal News Service

 

[Anglican Communion News Service] St. Mary’s Calne, a leading British independent boarding and day school for girls based in Wiltshire, has sent 15 pupils and two members of staff to Zambia to help build a school in Chama, one of the remotest districts based in the Eastern Province of Zambia. The project is focused on helping the Anglican Street Children’s Programme in Zambia and has been organized in conjunction with The Livingstone Arts, Cultural & Sporting Events Development Organisation (LACSEDO) and The David Livingstone Bicentenary and Livingstone 2013 Initiative, to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Dr. David Livingstone.

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Livingstone International Cultural & Arts Festival

By Jakob Hoff, Vibrant Africa, 22 May 2013

The David Livingstone Bicentenary & Livingstone 2013 Initative in association with the Zambia Tourism Board announces: The FIRST EVER Livingstone International Cultural Arts Festival – LIVINGSTONE & The VICTORIA FALLS, ZAMBIA 2013.

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Zambia cultural festival celebrates Dr David Livingstone's birthday

The Southern Star, Zimbabwe, Sunday 19 May 2013

 

The Blantyre exporer's life will be celebrated ear Victoria Falls, which he brought to Europe's attention for the first time in 1855.

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THE 200th anniversary of Dr David Livingstone’s birth is to be marked in his beloved Zambia with a cultural festival to celebrate the Scots explorer’s contribution to the country, it was revealed yesterday.

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Zambia: L/Stone to Host International Cultural Arts Festival

By Brian Hatyoka, Times of Zambia, Sunday 26 May 2013. Also published by NBLC, Detroit USA 

RENOWNED Masai Warriors from Kenya are next month expected to be among global artistes who will participate at the first ever Livingstone International Cultural Arts Festival to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of David Livingstone who was born on March 19, 1813.

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Victoria Falls has influenced Zambia's economic standing

By Edwin Mbulo in Livingstone, The Post, Saturday 20 April 2013

 
SENIOR Chieftainess Nkhomeshya Mukamambo II of Chongwe district says the Victoria Falls has influenced Zambia's economic standing through tourism. During the opening of David Livingstone International Academic Conference yesterday, chieftainess Nkhomeshya appealed to Zambians to visit the Livingstone Museum to enable them understand Dr Livingstone's life.

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Follow in Livingstone's footsteps in Africa

Two hundred years after the celebrated explorer's birth, Jonathan Lorie heads to Zambia, where his legacy still looms large. 

By Jonathan Lorie, The Independent on Sunday Travel  | Sunday 17 March 2013  

 

Nine million litres of angry river race past my ankles and roar over the cliff. The lip of the world's greatest waterfall is 20ft away. I inch a little deeper. Frothing currents rip at my legs as my toes search for a grip. Spray rises a thousand feet in the air. A single slip and I'm gone.

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Livingstone's descendants to attend bicentenary

By Brina Siwale in Livingstone, The Post Zambia  | Thursday 21 March 2013

 

THE David Livingstone Bicentenary 2013 Committee says descendants of the Scottish missionary will be in the country to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth.

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Livingstone's descendants to attend bicentenary

By Brina Siwale in LivingstoneThu 21 Mar. 2013

 

THE David Livingstone Bicentenary 2013 Committee says descendants of the Scottish missionary will be in the country to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth.

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Girls Building Schools

by Belinda Hodge, 8 December 2013, Zambezi Traveller

 

“We don't just want to fundraise, we want to come to Zambia and help build a school,” said the Headmistress of St Mary’s Calne in the UK. Wow, what a response to my enquiry on behalf of the Anglican Street Children’s Programme, and the Bicentenary initiative. Father Katete, ASCP Director, was delighted; his dream of a school for vulnerable girls and orphans in Chama might soon be realised. Chama is a remote area in north-eastern Zambia, where there are still child marriages and no opportunity of secondary education for many girls.

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LSE Annual Fund support for David Livingstone conference

 

As part of the School’s commitment to the African Initiative, the Annual Fund is supporting a conference in Zambia as part of a series of events worldwide marking the bicentenary of the birth of explorer David Livingstone. Organised by the International History department and the Livingstone Museum, in conjunction with the Livingstone-Zambia 2013 events committee,Imperial Obsessions will take place between 19 – 21 April in the Zambian city near Victoria Falls that bears the explorer’s name.  

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Scotland, Africa Fete Explorer Livingstone on 200th

By Ian MacKenzie, ReutersEDINBURGH | Fri Nov 23, 2012

(Reuters) - Scotland's National Museum raised the curtain this week on celebrations marking the bicentenary of the birth of the country's most renowned African explorer, David Livingstone, in conjunction with museums in Malawi and Zambia.

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Visit Zambia in 2013, when the country will be celebrating the bicentenary of Scottish explorer and missionary, David Livingstone.

 

The Ultimate Travel Company, October 2012

The year 2013 marks 200 years since the birth of David Livingstone, who was born in Blantyre, Scotland, in 1813. He went on to become famous for his expeditions in Africa as a medical missionary and was the first European to set eyes on the Victoria Falls in the mid-1850s, which he named after Queen Victoria. The town of Livingstone, in turn, was named after him.

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