HENRY Olonga has had a score of second chances.
When Olonga fled his homeland at the peak of his career after famously wearing a black armband to protest President Robert Mugabe’s regime and the death of Zimbabwean democracy in 2003, help from a wealthy benefactor allowed him to start a new life in England.
The 42-year-old says it’s fitting he’s an ambassador for an organisation that wants children to break free of a cycle of crime and poverty, and remake themselves into whatever they want to be.
“Now, I wasn’t in prison,’ he said. “But I kind of know what it’s like to be at a place where you have no hope.
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