Tsitsi Dangarembga was given a $200 fine and a six-month suspended sentence in September after she held up a placard calling for reform
Critically-acclaimed Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga’s new book Black and Female describes the lived experience of the African feminist
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The poet’s new book does the necessary work of reinscribing women into history, but is it poetry
The author discusses the trilogy of novels that propelled her onto the Booker shortlist, and their relevance to present-day Zimbabwe
Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused ‘dark forces’ of destabilising the country
Revisiting a book written in 1989 is an opportunity to review the country’s history
Four hours after our arrival in Lagos, the immigration officials must have felt they had sufficiently flexed their muscles
Here the protagonist is in her 30s, and she again narrates her story herself with an interesting distancing to reflect the divisions in her being.
Growing up, I was taught that reading was the key to life. Now I read to write.
After a meeting with Dangarembga and inspired by Mariama Bâ’s novel ‘So Long a Letter’, Milisuthando Bongela writes a letter to a friend in the US.