Telling It Like It Is: Book Review

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D Professor of Sociology Marita Banda, Telling It Like It is, Lusaka: National Arts Council, 2016, 62 pp. K116.00 ($12.00),  Paperback. Introduction My soul stirred with tinny flashes of excited anticipation when I saw the … read more

Woman Made me Love Zambia

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology President Kaunda was young. Simon Kapwepwe was young. Mwinikayumbwa Sipalo was young. Peter Matoka was young. Julia Chikamoneka was young.  Chibesa Kankasa was young. Mutumba Mainga Bull was young. Chieftainess Nkomesha … read more

Why Do We Love Animals?

By Mwizenge S. Tembo Author of “Satisfying Zambian Hunger for Culture”. Professor of Sociology On Wednesday, I came back from work in the evening. When I opened the front door, our white German Shepard dog was right there squeezing her … read more

Could this be the End of Peace in Zambia?

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology When I saw the images of the massive fire at the large sprawling Lusaka City Market in which 1,901 shops were destroyed, I was alarmed. I was aware that fire gutted … read more

The Soul of Kinship

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction The soul of kinship has been the strongest pillar of my entire life since I lived in the village at Chipewa in the late 1950s. This village is located among … read more

UNPD, HH and Treason Charge

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction I have been very busy with work. President Trump has been in power here in the United States for about 4 months. But many of us citizens who live with … read more

Origin of Knowledge Hidden in Zambian Languages

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction The legendary intellectual and scholar Ali Mazrui was giving a lecture to a small group of about 30 mostly African graduate students in a small classroom. The students were from … read more