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African Proverbs are my Lifehacks | Mulenga Kapwepwe | TEDxLusaka
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Added Oct 12, 2016
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How can we use African proverbs as lifehacks? Using a number of African proverbs as examples, Mulenga Kapwepwe outlines and explores in this light- hearted but insightful talk, how the collective wisdom of African proverbs has helped her hack the complexities of life and living.

Mulenga Kapwepwe graduated from the University of Zambia with a double major in Psychology and Sociology. Mulenga has a rich background in local traditions and arts, and has worked as a cultural consultant with government agencies, international and local organisations and private sector firms. Throughout the years in this capacity, Mulenga has participated in the review and development of national cultural policies and legal frameworks, thus improving the conditions under which artists do their work. She currently serves as Chairperson of the National Arts Council of Zambia. Mulenga has written a number of award-winning plays, a book and has received numerous commendations for her contributions to the Art and Culture.

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