Books

Tsitsi Dangarembga releases ‘This Mournable Body’

Twenty-nine years after the world-famous Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga’s first novel, ‘Nervous Conditions’, comes the last book of her thrilling trilogy. In 'This Mournable Body', fans will once again encounter the protagonist Tambudzai Sigauke, but this time as an adult struggling to survive. ...Read More

Christine Nhamo's poetry - a cry for humanity

“A Handful of Tears” is a passionate anthology of poetry written by Christine Nhamo. ...Read More

The Lost Boys of Bird Island: No one cares when black boys are raped

The author reviews the book The Lost Boys of Bird Island, which reveals how black children in South Africa were kidnapped, violated, raped and molested by senior apartheid government ministers and businessmen in the 1980s. ...Read More

The rape must stop - Mashingaidze Gomo’s war cry

Two years ago, Rodwell Makombe published a seminal article on the Durban University and Technology Open Scholar website, in which he convincingly argues that for many years, African countries have grappled to develop an ideological framework that suits the dynamics of the African context. ...Read More

The invisible black man in white Rhodesian literature

Ignorance is not bliss. Whoever said ignorance was bliss must have been high on something. Ignorance is dangerous because it can lead to suicidal decisions. Knowledge is power because it is through knowledge that one can navigate the vagaries of life with the rigour of an empowered mind. ...Read More

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