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Articles written by Makgotso Nkosi

Kube Chosi Kube Hele

The best kind of music has no bounds to genre, no adherence to notations and musical guidelines. To recall Bob Marley and later referenced by Dead Prez, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain”. Buhlebendalo Mda’s, Chosi plays in the realm of salvation. An extension of the will of abaphansi

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The Blesser & The Cursed

There is a woman who will sleep with a man purely on a wing and a prayer, because if she refuses to sleep with him, he will kick her out of his flat in the middle of the night. It’s a power play. Men have it, women, not so much. She is unemployed and an extra financial burden at home. He has a job, a car and his own place.

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I’m Not Your Size

I am always careful and wary of my surroundings, for my daily commute on foot from Noord to Bree Taxi Rank carries potential terror for my kind. But on one morning I am less vigilant; my mind is burdened with personal troubles that kept me awake the night before.

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Impande – The Art Of Healing

The unfortunate arrival of the 1652 travelling party to our shores, not only resulted in unspeakable brutality upon our land, but subsequently ushered in the beginning of the decline of African tradition. Colonial administrators promptly instituted the eradication of African culture by introducing Christianity and subjugating African people socially, politically, culturally, economically and religiously.

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