PODCAST: Bowie the poet

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(Graphic: Sound Africa)

In this episode we meet Anthero Bowie, a former gang member who is out of prison and trying to reinvent himself as a poet. 


But is it possible for Bowie to reinvent himself? 

The entire episode plays out in his neighbourhood — Belhar Extension 13 in Cape Flats — which produces young men like Anthero everyday, and now refuses to see him in a new light.

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​Rasmus Bitsch

​Rasmus Bitsch

Rasmus Bitsch is a co-founder and Editor of Sound Africa. He is a journalist and writer dedicated to developing and promoting creative non-fiction radio and podcast in South Africa. 
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    Sound Africa is the first South African podcast platform that makes creative non-fiction documentaries. We believe in the transformative power of stories and have made it our mission to create narratives that reflect the complexities of South African life. We are a non-profit organisation that also helps new voices tell stories that live on after the tape has run out.
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