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Chewa Proverb Collection

Mbiri siigonera.
Rumours do not last long.
(Rumours get spread fast and travel all the time. Neither do rumours last long; like bushfire they finish soon.)
Proverb No 530 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Munda nimucabu.
The womb is like a ford in the river. (Many people cross. Therefore don't expect all a mother's children to resemble each other.)
Umuntu nga afyala abaana tekuti balingane bonse imisango; kuti paaba abaana benebene naabashikwete mano yene yene. Batiila kafyalweni tabatila kapalaneni.
Proverb No 884 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
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