The Last Hunt – Chisokole Part 2

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Late in the afternoon as the sun was about to set, two exhausted dogs with small bloody scratches all over their faces, and still breathing very rapidly with their tongues hanging … read more

The Last Hunt – Chisokole Part One

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology I woke up from my grandmother and grandfather’s house  rubbing my eyes and emerged out of the door. The October early morning long bright sunrays were shining between the village thatched … read more

UNZA Student Papers Very Important

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D Professor of Sociology Introduction One chilly June morning when I was in Grade 7 at Tamanda Boys Boarding Upper Primary School in 1966 in rural Chipata in the Eastern Province of Zambia, the Headmaster … read more

The Thrill of the Black Panther – Why I Cried.

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction President Kaunda should see the Black Panther. All the founders of Zambia whether they have passed away or are still living should watch the Black Panther; Simon Kapwepwe, Reuben Kamanga, … read more

Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder: Book Review

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D Professor of Sociology Nassim NicholasTaleb, Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder, New York: Random House, 2012, 2014, 519 pp. K182.00 ($18.00), Paperback. Introduction The popular wide spread belief that is reminiscent of the Western … read more

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