Peter "Tsotsi" Juma

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Peter Juma Fwambo professionally known as Peter "Tsotsi" Juma (born 1932 in Mbala District) was a Zambian musician, folk teller and social commentator who sung mostly traditional love songs based.[1] He was also known for his hit song, Muka Muchona which was extensively aired on the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC).

He migrated to Tanzania in 1949 and then Kenya where he met fellow Zambian Nashil Pichen Kazembe in 1962.

Personal life and death

Juma married a Kenyan by the name of Margaret Njiru. They later divorced and he came back to Zambia in 1980. He lived in Lusaka's Mtendere Township.


In 2000 he went to Kabwe to live with his relatives and it was while there that a bout of malaria subdued him. He was admitted to Kabwe General Hospital where he succumbed and died.

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  1. PETER TSOTSI JUMA: LEGACY LIVES ON by Davies M.M Chanda, Times of Zambia, 4 April, 2014