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Articles written by Mthokozisi Mthethwa

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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I Almost Killed My Grandfather

"Molo bass"; was the salutation they did as they lined up, one at a time until all of them had passed. Some mornings, when bass was not in the mood for individual greetings, he'd command them to say it together, in unison. "Molo bass"; and make them run to the field and start work.

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To Cheat or Not To Cheat

This piece might or might not have been inspired by the recent scandals involving the Gigaba household. But I am more concerned about how the minister is handling issues of national importance such as immigration laws; I do not give a gigabyte about who he exchanges bodily juices with.

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