A House in Zambia. Recollections of the ANC and Oxfam at 250 Zambezi Road, Lusaka, 1967-97: Recollections of the ANC and Oxfam at 250 Zambezi Road, Lusaka, 1967-97

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Robin Palmer
African Books Collective, Nov 15, 2008 - History - 188 pages
This is a story about a house with a history and about the people who lived or worked there. It captures something of the spirit of the times in the worlds of politics and development, and it discusses the links which were established between Oxfam GB in Zambia and the African National Congress of South Africa.
 

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Contents

1 A HOUSE IN ZAMBIA INTRODUCTION
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2 THE STORY OFA HOUSE 250 ZAMBEZI ROAD ROMATOWNSHIP LUSAKA THE SIMONS THE ANC AND OXFAM
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A HOME IN LUSAKA AWAY FROM HOME
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4 OXFAM IN SOUTHERN AFRICA IN THE 1980s
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5 OXFAMS SUPPORT TO THE ANC IN ZAMBIA IN THE 1980s
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THE OXFAM REPRESENTATIVES IN ZAMBIA
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6 SUSIE SMITH 198084
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7 ANNE LLOYDWILLIAMS interim mid1984
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14 MALITINO DAKA 198098
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15WILSON KAONZA 198196
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16 LAZAROUS CHEWE 198995
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17 VICTOR PELEKAMOYO 199297
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SOME FRIENDS OF OXFAM
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18 250 ZAMBEZI ROAD A FRIENDS VIEW
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19 A RECOLLECTION OF 250 ZAMBEZI ROAD IN 198283
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TWO POSTSCRIPTS 200405
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8 MIKE EDWARDS 1984 88
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9 PUSHPANATH 1988 92
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10 LUCYMUYOYETA 199397
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THE OXFAM DESK OFFICER AND REGIONAL MANAGER
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11 ROBIN PALMER 198795
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12 BUYING 250 ZAMBEZI ROAD FOR OXFAM199092
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THE INCREDIBLE OXFAM SUPPORT STAFF
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13 DOROTHY CHIKULA 198093
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20 SUSANNA SUSIE SMITH RETURNS TO ZAMBIA AFTER SEVENTEEN YEARS OCTOBER 2004
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21 SUSIE SMITHS FINAL VISIT TO ZAMBIA MAY 2005
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CLOSING THOUGHTS
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22 OBITUARY FOR SUSANNA SUSIE SMITH
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23 CLOSING THOUGHTS
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Back Cover
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Robin Palmer grew up in Massachusetts and New Jersey. She graduated from Boston University, and moved to Hollywood. She began as an assistant in the television literary department of the William Morris Agency. In 2001 she began writing and she currently resides in New York City.

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