“WHAT IS THERE TO WRITE ABOUT ZAMBIA?”

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“On developing the literary arts in Zambia-with a focus on fiction writing” EXORCISING THE ‘DEMON’ OF ILLITERACY

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TOWARD A ZAMBIAN GENRE "On developing the literary arts in Zambia-with a focus on fiction writing" EXORCISING THE ‘DEMON’ OF ILLITERACY TOWARD A ZAMBIAN GENRE On developing the literary arts in Zambia-with a focus on fiction writing. EXORCISING THE ‘DEMON’ OF ILLITERACY I have attended a number of exorcism sessions and have had the opportunity to conduct a few- truth be told, it is just another realm that is beyond human understanding. Exorcisms vary from religion to religion; bottom line is there are some spiritual forces that live among us…

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