By Jolezya. I found myself in quite an unusual setting on the first Saturday of November 2019. It was the first official meeting of the Humanists and Atheists of Zambia, a new organisation, taking place in a non-descript lodge in a suburb of Lusaka. A highlight for me was one…
Happy New Year! (feels strange saying that in March, doesn’t it?!)Welcome to the second issue of Zed Essays. Since the publication of Issue #1, a lot…
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By Sana Ginwalla. Having started Everyday Lusaka in March 2018, I had spent most of the year exploring Lusaka in a language I knew best, with the…
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By Jedidiah Manengu. Nationhood is a convergence of several different ideas. Among these we have ethnicity, class, philosophy, and aspiration. Less…
By Kimiko Bwalya. The Zambian Marriage Handbook: A Summary Get married. Have children shortly thereafter. Live happily ever after (perhaps). Simple…
By Phebby Muwowo. It is commonly accepted in Zambian culture that families take care of their own older relatives when the time comes, and without fail…
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By Mubiana Kabaghe. It goes without saying: Africa is a diverse and vibrant continent stretching from Egypt in the north to South Africa in the south…
The day has finally arrived – today I press the “publish” button on the first EVER issue of Zed Essays and I’m so grateful! Thank you for your interest…
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