Last year on a Friday like this one I walked into one of the bigger public hospitals in Pretoria to … Continue reading Viral Corruption: When Anger is Justified
Storytelling is not an easy skill to master. For the past few weeks I have been writing and re-writing stories … Continue reading Africa: Stories in The Mist
The people would be forgiven for thinking that most African leaders are not committed to building liberal democratic institutions as … Continue reading Why are (most) African Leaders Silent on Media Freedom?
A memoir by Bhikisisa Mncube A few months ago I was part of a social gathering in which the Master … Continue reading ON: THE LOVE DIARY OF A ZULU BOY
I do not know how to make it pretty. I do not know how to mask it. It is not … Continue reading Coconut: Soothing oil for growing Afros
Late last year I picked up VS Naipaul’s book exploring the origins of African beliefs from my archives, The Masque of … Continue reading EXCUSE ME WHILE I WRITE: THE WORLD IS WHAT YOU ARE.
I was just reluctantly pulling out from the softest kiss, still relishing the sweet-tasting impression of our lips dancing together … Continue reading THE AFRO: WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH YOUR HAIR?
Latvia is a country, right? Imagine if I had to pitch an advertising campaign congratulating Latvia on the successful conclusion … Continue reading LATVIA, YOUR FLAG IS ON MY LIPS, CONGRATULATIONS!
Good Morning, Coffee, anyone? I wanted to start this week’s blog by writing about the recent e-tolling saga ( formally … Continue reading ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Africans & etc
My fellow Africans. Many of us are reeling, we are feeling broken and unsure of just how or where to … Continue reading AFRICA: WE ARE ONE, NO MATTER WHAT.