Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

– – Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games he has participated in, which include the paralympics, as he proudly narrates his achievements in Athletics and sports in general. As a visually impaired athlete, he is one of only three Paralympians going to the Paralympic games in Tokyo, this year. Being in such a position is no doubt a privilege for Katongo, as not many who have as much potential or talent get…

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