Books

‘Jazz Epistles: The Living History’ Chronicles South Africa jazz legends

Legendary bebop supergroup Jazz Epistles occupies a special place in the heart of many South Africans. The band’s ephemeral story is one that is well-known but not told often. ...Read More

‘Ways of Dying’ – an undying South African narrative

Zakes Mda, whose real name is Zanemvula Kizito Gatyeni Mda, is a South African novelist, poet and playwright, who has won major South African and British literary awards for his novels and plays. ...Read More

Time aspiring public office bearers read ‘The Honourable MP’

Gonzo Musengezi’s play “The Honourable MP: A Play” uses satire and wit to capture Zimbabwe’s post-independence socio-political and economic situation. ...Read More

‘How to write about Africa’ Literary journals giving Africans space to ‘write back’ at global culture

In his now iconic satirical essay ‘How to write about Africa’, Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina skewers every literary stereotype about the continent. His recipe for writing the African story — an orange sunset, noble animals Aids and a dash of Joseph Conrad — is hilarious until the realisation that it is all too true of fiction and non-fiction about Africa. Wainaina published that essay in the literary magazine Granta in 2006, as well as one of the first African journals challenging the very narrative Wainaina skewers. ...Read More

‘The Lady: The life and times of Winnie Mandela’

Winnie Mandela remains an iconic figure not only in the history of South Africa but also the rest of Africa for her contribution in the fight against apartheid and the liberation of South Africa. ...Read More

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