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What I Found Out About Zambia

I had little to no expectations about Zambia. I had never even stepped foot in Africa, let alone in one of its most sheltered and unsung countries. I had seen a few pictures on the official travel site, and thought it… READ MORE

June 26, 2015 / 2 Comments

Zambia is Next

It began with a phone call in November. “Hi!” a chirpy voice crackled on the other end of the line. “It’s Adaobi! From Zambia!” I am not an idiot or anything, but I had to dig deep into my high school repertoire… READ MORE

June 17, 2015 / 14 Comments

Poetic Justice

Maybe it’s odd timing to post these begone Zambia pictures. There was very little to report anymore after my numerous and elaborate stories last summer. But it seems I have left out a few details. Like the true and tragic tale of Jack Goddard,… READ MORE

February 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

The Kids of Chongwe

Football is big in Zambia. Even if you had been sleeping under a rock and weren’t aware that the national team won the Africa Cup in 2012, Lusaka’s street style image should exhibit a clean and sound obsession. The green and… READ MORE

August 4, 2015 / 10 Comments

The Sum of Both Parts

There was one important person missing at my workshop: Angelika Huwiler, the 29-year woman who started the Zambia Fashion Council. Her absence was righteously excused because she had better things to do. Like getting married for example, and going on her… READ MORE

July 21, 2015 / 3 Comments

Debbie’s World

Debbie told me the drive to her house from my hotel would just take fifteen minutes, but when I get into the taxi, which looks more like a teenager’s joy ride – no meter, no certificate – and give the… READ MORE

June 23, 2015 / 11 Comments