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Bemba Lesson 24 – Nouns and Adjectives

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In this short video lesson, we will look at the way adjectives are used in Bemba, as compared to English.   A noun is a part of a sentence that names a person, place, thing, idea, action or quality. Examples: Itaba = cob of maize Umuntu = person Kapenta = a type of small fish…

What is a PONG?

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You probably don’t know what a PONG is because I just made the word up to describe an enhanced way of sharing our experiences using technology. This emerging phenomenon was not possible ten years ago. A PONG is a poem, song or story that consists of input from its writer, his collaborators AND each listener or reader…

NATH DIG PEY by PNB

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Jaan Panjabi AKA PNB (Panjabi By Nature) has made a reputation as a producer of popular music that blends Bhangra (a form of music from Punjab, a North Western Indian State) sounds with Western sounds. For his latest offering, Nath Dig Pey, he has teamed up with three artists to produce another hit as TEAM…

BOOK REVIEW: TRADITIONAL MARRIAGES IN ZAMBIA

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BOOK REVIEW TRADITIONAL MARRIAGES IN ZAMBIA A Study in Cultural History Yizenge A. Chondoka M.A. 1988   Recently I received a present through the post in the form of a hard cover book. “Traditional Marriages in Zambia” is sixty nine pages long and was written by Professor Yizenge A. Chondoka. The author gives two reasons…

Author Interview – Denny Moonde

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW – Zambian Poet Full Names; MUNTANGA DENNY MOONDE   How long have you been writing? Since 1994   What made you decide to become a writer? My time at school when I took Literature in English as a subject.   What sort of training have you undertaken towards becoming a better writer? Apart from online…

How to Prepare Nshima (Sima -Ubwali – Sadza) – Video

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In Zambia, as in several countries in Africa, Nshima forms the staple food. Also known as Sima, Ubwali, Sadza, it is Zambians what rice or potatoes are in other cultures. Nshima is also known as Sima and as Ubwali,depending on where you are. It is made from maize meal. The dried maize is ground into…

Bemba Lesson 23: At the Market Place

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Learn to Speak Bemba: At the Market Place – Video This week we present a Bemba Lesson video by 0rphan Medical Network International (OMNI). It is freely available on YouTube. THE SCRIPT: Here are the phrases covered in this video: I want to buy fruit = Ndefwaya ukushita ifitwalo No = Awe Yes = Ee I…

Adorable Lady – A Poem by Denny Moonde

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A poem by Denny Moonde   Adorable Lady Would you be my valentine? Adorable lady Care for some alcohol free wine? Adorable lady Our love can touch the skies Adorable lady What we have first prize, lock eyes Adorable lady You’re my life’s whirlwind Adorable lady Your image on my mind, repeat rewind Adorable lady…

KOMBE to Premier at Kitwe Little Theatre

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Finally, the long wait is over for a movie made in Kitwe and directed by George Howard Musonda. Written by John Katebe, KOMBE in  is a film about a man who does not treasure his wife as a partner and about what it takes to persuade him to re-examine his views.   KOMBE is a Zambian movie…