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April 9, 2016 - 0 Comments

ANOTHER enlivening and revitalised programme of activities to mark 400 years after the death of legendary British playwright William Shakespeare is  being planned; this time, the British Council is in the forefront in conjunction with...

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April 7, 2016 - 0 Comments

By CHRISTINE MWAABA - AN Indian Bollywood dance troupe is in the country to promote cultural diversity. The five-member crew from India is in the country to perform Bollywood dance styles that will also incorporate...

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April 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

Ocol’s rationale for the rejection of traditional values of his people is not narrow-minded. He has a much deeper understanding of what is at stake than Lawino owing to his educational insight. It is not...

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April 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

BROADLY speaking, schools are places where upcomimg artists hone their skills. At the moment, most schools are preparing for the forthcoming National Schools Arts Association of Zambia (NASAAZ) national festival set for Southern Province between...

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March 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

IN oral cultures of pre-colonial Africa, historical trends, myths, religious, metaphysical ideas and prominent events were passed on from one generation to another by word of mouth. The means of transmission varied from community to...

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March 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

FOR those actively involved in drama and other theatrical activities, there is always the urgency to learn from others each day; watching movies, plays and observe just how people behave is ironically a monitor for...

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February 27, 2016 - 0 Comments

WHEN Okot p’Btek, the Ugandan Acholi poet, singer, lawyer and scholar wrote ‘Song of Lawino’ a little more than 40 decades ago no one ever imagined that the song would still be sung today and...

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February 27, 2016 - 0 Comments

Gladly, this gave me wonderful feedback. I had ZNBC broadcaster Misheck Moyo, Leonard Koloko a writer, Charles Lwando, Pack Phiri and Windu Matoka and many others writing in to pay their glowing appreciation of the...

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December 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JOWIT SALUSEKI - THAPEZA theatre club last weekend treated fun-lovers at Lusaka Play House to a play titled Mwaziona. Centered on a village set up, the gist of the story in this eight cast...

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November 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

One of the prime objectives of this column from inception was to create space for debate and literary discourses among academics, writers, students and poets. Several months down the road, the written responses generally have...

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