The GreatZ Podcast: Mazuba Kapambwe

Mazuba Kapambwe

Mazuba is a social media maven, a super connector and a true pioneer of expression in Zambia and beyond!

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Show notes

  1. Mazuba describes herself, the work she does and some of the organisations she has worked with (02:22).
  2. Mazuba talks about her life before returning to Zambia (08:30).
  3. Mazuba talks about some of the lessons she has learnt from her time outside Zambia (11:20).
  4. Mazuba describes the qualities she likes about Zambia (18:27).
  5. She gives her opinion on some practices creative companies must employ in their operations –Being world class (23:50).
  6. She talks about some of the misconceptions about people from the diaspora (28:55).
  7. We talk about the festivals she has been to and her favourite one (35:15).
  8. The festival she would advise a Zambian to attend (44:17)
  9. She describes some of the benefits of going to festivals (48:07)
  10. The interesting birth of the Fest gurus and the future of web series in Africa (54:15)

End of Part 1

  1. Mazuba talks about her writing and the projects she is involved with-Including The Kapambwe’s (00:54)
  2. We talk about her writing style (09:45)
  3. She gives her opinion on long form writing (12:05)
  4. Mazuba tells us why she writes (16:36)
  5. We discuss her favourite writers (18:36)
  6. We discuss her future plans for writing(24:49)
  7. What her writing process looks like (28:50)
  8. What she thinks about screen shots ,plagiarism and online shaming from Zambia (33:17)
  9. What her social media management work entails and The Zed Social media awards (39:45)
  10. Talks about how she has gravitated to being a connector and the benefits of such a mindset (45:45)
  11. We talk about Mazuba’s dogs Axum and Bae and what she has learnt from them (52:00).
  12. What her typical day looks like and some of her routines and what she does to decompress (57:08).
  13. The idea Mazuba believes that she thinks most people don’t (01:02:17).
  14. Some quick fire questions (01:04:53)
  15. Her favourite interview question (01:07:35).

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