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Chewa Proverb Collection

Ndodo imodzi siipha njoka.
One stick does not kill a snake.
(You have to explain things time and again.)
Proverb No 728 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Akanwa kamo upyamo no kuipula / uipula.
The one mouth, you could burn yourself from it (put yourself in hot water) and take take yourself out of the fire.
Umuntu akabila abanankwe ukumwafwa nangu ukumupindulula mufilubo. Cimo no kutila 'umunwe umo tausala nda?.
Proverb No 87 collected by Frank Carey
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Welcome to FENZA

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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Lusaka (Bauleni, along Leopard's Hill Rd)/ Zambia


Faith & Encounter Centre Zambia
P.O. Box 320 076, Lusaka
Tel 0211 840 210/ 0211 840 211