Dennis Liwewe

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Philip Dennis Liwewe (10 January 1936[1] - 22 April 2014) better known as Dennis Liwewe, was a football (soccer) commentator who travelled the sports world 96 times spanning more than 40 countries. He was born on the shore of Lake Malawi on January 10, 1936, [2] and moved to Zambia in 1960 where he worked as a journalist for the Nchanga Weekly Newspaper. In 1973, he began working for Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines[3] where he worked as the Director of Media and the Public Relations until he retired in 1986. Following his retirement, Dennis Liwewe became a motivational speaker to retirees and would set the tone of the speeches by delivering a keynote address that drew heavily on his love for football and for reading.[4] He died on the 22 April 2014, following a battle with liver complications.[5]

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  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20140424013708/http://www.tiozambia.com/1/post/2014/04/dennis-liwewe-a-legendary-voice-that-shaped-zambian-soccer.html. Archived from the original on April 24, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20140424224554/http://www.postzambia.com/post-read_article.php?articleId=48056. Archived from the original on April 24, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Times of Zambia - Sports world gives Liwewe hero's send-off". Times.co.zm. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Kennedy Gondwe. "BBC Sport - Legendary Zambian commentator Dennis Liwewe dies". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Zambia : Dennis Liwewe is dead". LusakaTimes.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014.