- Field Ruwe (born 8 August 1955) is an educator, historian, author, and media practitioner currently based in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
- Ruwe was born in Wusakili Hospital, Kitwe, Zambia, the son of Jeremiah Aaron Ruwe and Rachel Mbizi.
- He attended Maiteneke Primary School in Chingola.
- In 1968, he was moved to Chingola Primary School an all-white school.
- In 1969 he attended high school at Chikola Secondary School, Chingola, and later at Matero Boys’ Secondary School in Lusaka where he repeated form V.
- In 1975, he entered broadcasting as a Program Operator for Zambia Broadcasting Services, recording radio programs.
- . The following year, Ruwe devised a television sketch show called Tiyende Pamodzi Comedy Show, based on the BBC format of The Two Ronnies, a comedy show aired on Television Zambia in the early seventies, featuring the double act of Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett.
- Ruwe’s first time to host a radio show was in 1977 when he took over the presentation of “Sanyo Hit Parade” from Humphrey Mapoma. Known by the listeners as “Captain of the Air,”
- Ruwe featured an eclectic selection of whatever sort of music struck his fancy.
- In 1978, Ruwe resigned from ZBS and later moved to Nairobi, Kenya, where he produced a comedy show on the Voice of Kenya television entitled “Come What May,” featuring himself as the disastrous-prone ‘Dafurao.’
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