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Zambia’s U.N. ambassador to speak on peacemaking in Africa
Mwelwa Musambachime, permanent representative and ambassador of the Zambian Mission to the United Nations, will speak on "Zambia’s Role in Peacemaking in Africa: The Cases of Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo" at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Hall Auditorium. His talk is part of a series sponsored by Miami’s Center for American and World Cultures.
Musambachime was appointed ambassador in September 2000. Prior to that he was head of the history department at the University of Namibia. He was a member of the faculty at the University of Zambia from 1974-1997, where he served as the director of the Institute of Human Relations and the director of research and graduate studies, among other positions.
Ambassador Musambachime has been a visiting scholar and research fellow at institutions in South Africa, France and Malawi; in 1984-85 he was one of the first Fulbright Scholars-in-Residence at Miami.
The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Center for American and World Cultures at 9-8309.
Date Published: 10/11/2001