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Lewis Nkosi and All the Things We Could Be by Now if We Were Free

The focus of a new book on Lewis Nkosi is his plays rather than his tsotsi-like critiques

Sol Plaatje and the antinomies of writing against ‘South Africa’

The renowned author’s foundational anti-colonial work deserves more than a dogmatic reading

Blues for Bra Hugh

More than just Afro-jazz, his music was the sound of socialising that harked back to the shebeen as the ‘college of music’

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