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Zambia to Host 2024 African Union Sports Council Region 5 Annual Awards

Zambia is gearing up to host a prestigious sporting event – the 2024 African Union Sports Council Region 5 Annual Awards (RASA). This exciting announcement was made by the Minister of Youths, Sports, and Arts, Elvis Nkandu.

The ceremony will take place on May 25th, 2024, at the Mulungushi Conference Centre in Lusaka. The theme, “Celebrating Sports Excellence and Innovation,” aptly captures the spirit of the event, which aims to recognize and honor outstanding athletic achievements across the region.

Athletes from ten nations will be vying for recognition at the awards. These include Malawi, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho, South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Zimbabwe, and of course, the host nation, Zambia.

Minister Nkandu emphasized the unifying power of sports, highlighting its ability to bridge national divides and foster a sense of global community. 

He also expressed pride in the progress made in Zambian sports under the current government’s leadership.

Zambia’s selection as the host nation for RASA is a significant development. It reflects the country’s growing prominence in the regional sporting arena and underscores its dedication to promoting athletic excellence and sportsmanship.

The upcoming event promises to be a spectacular celebration of athletic prowess, camaraderie, and sportsmanship. With Zambia as the gracious host, the 2024 RASA is poised to be a truly memorable occasion.

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