Jewish activist Simon Zukas plans to establish a small Jewish museum in Livingstone, Zambia (Photo: Zambian Watchdog)

Preparations for the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly have gained momentum in Zambia.

According to The Times of Zambia, a group of Zambia-based Jews led by Simon Zukas (a Jewish activist who played an important part in Zambia’s independence struggle) said it was planning to establish a small Jewish museum in Livingstone (town bordering Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls) at a cost of USD100,000 to profile the history and relevance of early Jewish settlers in the tourist capital ahead of the UNWTO general assembly.

Zambia and Zimbabwe won a joint bid to co-host the event in August 2013.  

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