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Maneo Mohale

Maneo Mohale

    Reimagining family and luxury with FAKA
    Reimagining family and luxury with FAKA
    Mam’khulu Queenie is a woman of sparse words and quiet grace. She is my grandmother’s sister — in that nebulous sense in black families...
    The gods inside
    The gods inside
    FRESHWATER by Akwaeke Emezi (Grove Atlantic)
    ‘Who is more sci-fi than us?’
    ‘Who is more sci-fi than us?’
    With its nuanced, high-tech portrayal of a fictional African superhero, Marvel’s Black Panther is eager to present a truth that...
    Words can banish our ghosts
    Words can banish our ghosts
    There’s just something about poetry.
    Jazz proves it knows no bounds
    Jazz proves it knows no bounds
    The Sandton Convention Centre is a buzzing labyrinth of glass, its escalators laden with revellers hungry for jazz.
    Red Bull Culture Clash: The beat of two cities
    Red Bull Culture Clash: The beat of two cities
    As first impressions go, Atlanta is all about heat.
    Claudia Rankine implores us to not look away
    Claudia Rankine implores us to not look away
    It’s Tuesday afternoon. Already, it’s the kind of day when everything feels like it’s moving perplexingly slowly. Travelling through...
    ​What it feels like for a femme
    ​What it feels like for a femme
    In my final year of university, studying history, I attended a public lecture by Yvonne Brown, a Caribbean scholar whose research on slavery,...
    ​Koleka Putuma's poems of celebration, grief and rage
    ​Koleka Putuma's poems of celebration, grief and rage
    The front cover of Koleka Putuma’s debut poetry anthology, Collective...