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CULTURE Review

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Articles written by Mthokozisi Mthethwa

Shaka Zulu – The Gaping Wound

The creators of this theatre piece aim to tell this part of king Shaka’s story and also highlight the death of his mother, uNdlunkulu uNandi waseLangeni, a tragedy that broke his spirit and probably the one thing that weakened him and saw him taking decisions that other members of the royal household deemed as irrational, leading to his assassination.

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Tsogo – The Review

A Motlokwa woman, an academic, an African, brave and fearless leader who, among other things, took the responsibility of becoming the voice of the voiceless and fought for the freedom of African women.

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Review: Metsi

Every human being has an inner voice that always whispers inside them. Some call it their spiritual being, or inner self. Others refer to it as their sixth sense. Sometimes it affirms one's daily choices, sometimes it interrogates those choices.

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Guilty of Attempted Rape

My then girlfriend was given the name Nyawozenkawu, due to her abnormally long feet. Apparently she was already a shoe size 10 when she turned 12 years old. One of my other friend's bae was called uSiyabhuyabhu. She was epileptic and was obese.

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Ubhuti Uzibulele

It has been four months since you were laid to rest, but I still think about the day I received the news of your death. Do you know how I knew it was bad news even before I answered my phone? It is because it was Khongozi's number flashing on my screen.

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