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In the midst of the pandemic the literary festival is hosting podcasts instead of livestreamed panels

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It is time we start talking about how we can reinvent Afrikaans through the formation of AfriKaaps

Storytelling is in her blood

Evading gatekeepers helped the author write the African stories she wanted to read

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