A heavy metal fan base has been developing in Botswana for years now, and a surprising number of women from across the generations are identifying with the genre as they rebel against a society structured along patriarchal lines. We accompany three of them as they master the tribulations of everyday life and celebrate their favorite music.
In this talk, Activist Scholar Baba Buntu outlines a narrative of decolonizing African masculinities around the title of Femi Kuti’s song “Blackman Know Your Self”. Buntu argues that the many oppressive layers that brutally impact on African men’s lives, necessitates a deep and critical form of self-awareness, as an essential process for re-scripting meaningful African manhood.
Here are the top 10 Zambian culture food you should taste when ever you visit Zambia. Zambian traditional food are unique in that it is mainly served with vegetables and soup with maize floor. One of the major staple food eaten in Zambia is Nshima, made from maize floor. Most restaurants in Lusaka sells zambian dishes and are quite affordable.
A documentary about the Nc’wala Ceremony. It is celebrated by the Ngoni people who are found in the Eastern Province of Zambia in the Chipata District, and other ngoni from different countries including Malawi attend. The Nc’wala is a thanksgiving ceremony held every year at Mtenguleni village. This ceremony gives thanks for the first harvests of the season.
A half an hour long documentary showing sights and sounds of our beautiful country Zambia - a landlocked republic in Southern Africa. The video also features a short tutorial on how to cook and prepare nshima, our national Zambian dish.
Climate change induced droughts, flash flooding, inconsistent rainfall, and soil erosion have a negative impact on Zambia’s environment as well as the livelihoods of many of Zambia’s citizens. Communities in rural areas specifically experience drastic changes to their everyday lives due to the reliance on agricultural production for food and income.
In the last fifty years, Zambia has engaged in numerous efforts to develop a new constitution. Prior constitutions include the 1964 Independence Constitution, the 1973 Constitution and the 1991 Constitution. In addition, there has been significant constitutional amendments, including those of 1969 and 1996.
African art is a collection of artistic expressions produced by the peoples of sub-Saharan Africa throughout history. The African continent hosts a wide variety of cultures, each characterized by its own language, traditions and characteristic artistic forms.