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Death of the Zambian President - Memorial Service at UCLA

Memorial Service for His Excellency Dr. Levy Mwanawasa, late president of Zambia, organized by The Organization of Zambians and Affiliates in California (OZAINCA) with support and assistance from The Fowler Museum at UCLA and the UCLA African Studies Center.

Saturday, September 06, 2008
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Sunset Blvd. and Westwood
north campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

President Mwanawasa died on Tuesday, August 19, 2008, in France where he was flown after suffering a stroke at an African Union summit in Egypt in June.  He was 59.

Address:  The corner of Sunset and Westwood Plaza. Los Angeles 90095 (take the 405 and exit on Sunset then drive towards UCLA)

Directions: - Fowler Building, located just west of Royce Hall

Campus map, transportation options to UCLA:
Requests from the event organizers:

  • Please be on time as we have several invited guests.
  • If you can please wear an item of clothing that is representative of Zambia or Africa.
  • Remember to bring your camera and/or camcorder.
  • Please bring your cards and notes of condolences; we will be mailing all cards together with the sign-in book to the Mwanawasa family.


The event organizers could use your help.  If you would like to volunteer in any way,  please contact or send a message through (contact us).  The address is above, but you can also visit for directions.


If you have questions, please contact or send a message through (contact us page).

"Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God." - Matthew 5:3-9

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Refreshments will be served.

Cost : Free and open to the public; pay-by-space parking and all-day parking ($9) available in lot 4.

The Organization of Zambians and Affiliates in California(OZAINCA)

Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, Fowler Museum at UCLA, The Organization of Zambians and Affiliates in California.

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