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29 December 2015
Literature, Short Story
On Black Pain and Imagination: Patrice Lumumba and Ota Benga
The monument honouring Patrice Lumumba is inescapable, even in the thick of a humid night, as you enter Kinshasa from the airport highway route. It is an imposing structure, full of life, energy, promise and hurt.
13 November 2015
Literature, Short Story
Encounters; Jonah Sithole and the Chimurenga Sound
I am in the habit of moaning about encounters that never happened: how Jimi Hendrix never played with Miles Davis; how Dambudzo Marechera never met JM Coetzee.
13 November 2015
Literature, Short Story
Pastor or Traditional Healer? You Decide
A lot of the Bible-thumping Pentecostal Christians will not admit it, but they really never left the whole n’anga scene.They do not go to actual n’angas anymore, but they do.


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