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Chewa Proverb Collection

Munthu mmodzi sangathe kudzitema mphini kumbuyo.
A person cannot make incisions on his own back.
(We need someone else for that. Need of others.)
Proverb No 649 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Bangoshe babili tabekala / tabalaala culu cimo.
Two green mambas (very dangerous snakes) do not live on (do not share) the same anthill. (There can be no kingdom with two kings.)
Abakali tabalinga kupalamana kuti balacushanya. 'Tabapakata mfumu shibili': one does not serve two chiefs.
Proverb No 216 collected by Frank Carey
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Our Aim: Empowering Christians in Zambia to face the challenges of contemporary and traditional cultures with openness and to encounter people of different Christian denominations, contemporary religious movements and religions.

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