Articles by Author: Charles Tembo

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  1. Children’s songs and human factor development: A comparative analysis of Shona children’s songs and imported English nursery rhymes

    Children’s songs and human factor development: A comparative analysis of Shona children’s songs and imported English nursery rhymes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The article juxtaposes Shona children’s songs and English nursery rhymes in order to unravel the contesting human factor values and epistemological codes and modes of socialisation. It largely approaches the songs as cultural texts that are quintessentially an expression of...
  2. Woman with voice: An analysis of female agency in Dino Mudondo’s song, ‘Jatirofa’ and Josphat Somanje’s ‘Handibvume’

    Woman with voice: An analysis of female agency in Dino Mudondo’s song, ‘Jatirofa’ and Josphat Somanje’s ‘Handibvume’

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The article is an exegesis of Shona songs which canonise the mother as a centrepiece of agency and family-centred commitments in times when family integrity comes under threat. Remarkably, the woman is privileged with a voice in a manner that...
  3. Life-affirmation in Chirikure Chirikure’s ‘Europe <em>Vakomana</em>!’ and Greater Mhondera’s ‘<em>Usatye Kani Africa</em>!’

    Life-affirmation in Chirikure Chirikure’s ‘Europe <em>Vakomana</em>!’ and Greater Mhondera’s ‘<em>Usatye Kani Africa</em>!’

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Art that does not affirm life is invalid. Life-affirmation continues to be an urgent matter among peoples of Africa against the life-negating prison that European domination has located them in. The inspiration, impetus and ambition for African development require a...
  4. Book Review

    Book Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
  5. NOTICES

    NOTICES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
  6. SHORT NOTES

    SHORT NOTES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
  7. SHORT NOTES

    SHORT NOTES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology