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CULTURE Review

MAGAZINE

Articles written by Mthokozisi Mthethwa

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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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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