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Ntombizikhona Valela

Ntombizikhona Valela

    Sound shifting ‘janet.’ is still hot
    Sound shifting ‘janet.’ is still hot
    I was too young to understand the lyrics of That’s the Way Love Goes when it enjoyed video rotation on the Friday night music show...
    The woman who helped forge an icon
    The woman who helped forge an icon
    The news of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s death broke while I was listening to Nduduzo Makhathini’s Listening to the Ground. The opening...
    #FeesMustFall: Where Destiny magazine's brand quest erred
    #FeesMustFall: Where Destiny magazine's brand quest erred
    On Sunday evening Twitter lit up after Destiny magazine revealed its December cover star. With the headline “#FreeEducation: Year of the...
    The Mandela Rhodes dichotomy
    The Mandela Rhodes dichotomy
    When people I meet find out that I am part of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, I am sometimes faced with inquisitive looks as they try to process the...