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Tsitsi Dangarembga: Are we mourning ourselves, each other and this state we are in?

The author discusses the trilogy of novels that propelled her onto the Booker shortlist, and their relevance to present-day Zimbabwe

As opposition mounts, Zimbabwe’s president lashes out

Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused ‘dark forces’ of destabilising the country

Oh, to be ‘free’ in Zimbabwe

Revisiting a book written in 1989 is an opportunity to review the country’s history

Border delays because officials can

Four hours after our arrival in Lagos, the immigration officials must have felt they had sufficiently flexed their muscles

Dangarembga builds on her two earlier books

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.

My journey of reading women, writing as a woman and growing a wide heart

Growing up, I was taught that reading was the key to life. Now I read to write.

Meeting, sharing and deconstructing with Tsitsi Dangarembga

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.

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