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ABOUT ZAMBIAZambia achieved independence from England on Saturday, October 24th, 1964. While Zambia is now one of Africa’s most urbanized countries, much of the country remains wild, underdeveloped and unspoiled, with a great percentage of land allocated by the government to conservation projects, national parks and game management areas. Many of these...
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ATLANTAAtlanta is the capital city of the Southeast, a city of the future with strong ties to its past. The old in new Atlanta is the soul of the city, the heritage that enhances the quality of life in a contemporary city. In the turbulent 60s, Atlanta was "the city too busy to hate." And today, in the 21st century, Atlanta is the "city not too busy to care"...
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BLACK TIE EVENTPlease join us on Saturday October 25th, 2014 as we celebrate Zambia's Jubilee Independence with an open bar, plated dinner, amazing speakers and live entertainment at the Atlanta Marriott Gateway Ballroom....
Our theme for the Jubilee celebration is "Freedom Achieves More. . . Celebrating 50 Years of Peace.”We invite all nations to celebrate Zambia's 50th Independence Anniversary.
- Celebrate 50 years of independence and peace and share Zambia’s untold story
- Promote investment, entrepreneurial and tourist opportunities between Atlanta and Zambia
- Build and strengthen social, cultural and economic ties between Zambians and those in the diaspora
- Promote leadership, responsibility and accountability beyond 50 years of Independence
And to get you started here are some interesting facts about Zambia
- Victoria Falls located in Livingstone has the largest natural waterfall in the world and is one of the seven natural wonders of the world
- Lake Kariba on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border forms the world's largest reservoir by volume
- Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage in Chingola located in the Copperbelt Province is the largest chimp sanctuary in the world with over 200 chimpanzees
- Aside from the United States, Zambia is the only other country in the world that has a black president and white vice president
- Zambia has held five elections since independence and peacefully transitioned between presidents without civil unrest
- Zambia, with 14 million people, is a landlink country and shares borders with eight neighboring states in south central Africa