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 Tiisetso Makube

Tiisetso Makube

    Buckets, pits and poverty: How the other half defecates
    Buckets, pits and poverty: How the other half defecates
    This is ridiculous. It really is. How can one stay in a place and only know just the 700m or so radius within which one stays? It is madness, but...
    Gordimer: Allergic to nonsense, and tired of idiotic questions
    Gordimer: Allergic to nonsense, and tired of idiotic questions
    These things happen; they just do. Just the other day some of us so-called "literary comrades" were reflecting that, since the year 2013 – and to...
    Nat Nakasa: Writing to the beat of a different drum
    Nat Nakasa: Writing to the beat of a different drum
    "You are either alive and proud or you are dead, and when you are dead, you can't care anyway. And your method of death can itself be a politicising thing. So if you can overcome the personal fear of death, which is a highly irrational thing, you know, then you are on the way."...
    A house, a home and hope that refuses to die
    A house, a home and hope that refuses to die
    There is a house on the corner of Raymond and Dunbar streets in Yeoville known simply as the Shona House. Yes, it is true what they say about South...