About The Author

  KAFULA MWILA Born on September 2, 1969, in Zambia, Kafula has grown up in her country for the most part of her life. She is a self-motivated, energetic, enthusiast who pursues the arts with much passion. “I ‘believe in living life to the fullest and enjoying every facet of creation with every opportunity’. Kafula lives her life purposefully and insists that every person has a path and that they should follow it through because that is where true happiness is found. ‘Trying to walk the life of another person…

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

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 and in some cases in us. Superstitious? Well, here is the problem, a large percentage of…

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Featured Author-Ellen Banda-Aaku

Featured Author Ellen Banda-Aaku (born Ellen Banda, 6 May 1965) is a Zambian Writer. She was educated at the University of Zambia where she obtained her BA in Public Administration. She Also holds an MA in Financial Management with Social Policy from Middlesex University and an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town.   Writing Career Ellen’s first book Wandi’s Little Voice, won the Macmillan Writer’s Prize for Africa in 2004. Of the title, the judges stated, the author’s style reveals a rare gift for revealing the truth and contradictions at the core of human…

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