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Book Review: Thomas Sankara, An African Revolutionary

Book Review: Thomas Sankara, An African Revolutionary

If you want to understand what is going on in Burkina Faso, a good place to start is Jacana’s pocket biography of Thomas Sankara by Ernest Harsch. The book, published in November 2014, written in a very easy reading style will give you an understanding of several things. For one, you will understand why women are playing more…

Beyond Serendipity

Beyond Serendipity

As one visible life giving light is blacked out, Rays of renewal bleed in slowly, painfully. Time to sow, soar higher. Embracing the chance to deliver a future, pregnant with opportunity. Birthing vision, promise, a future cloaked in uncertainty, Mingling awkwardly in serendipity.   As surely and as purely as light begins to take leave more…

River Re-Crossing

River Re-Crossing

Guardedly I approach the furious waters. Eyes wide open, mirror of bygone fears. Mind leaps over comfortingly to the after crossing, but soft muddy earth cuddles halting feet, stark reminder of present tenuous reality. Transient mind again flees unfettered to the other shore. The rising chorus of frogs arrests fleeting thoughts, serving as a rallying more…

Gandanzara

Weirdly nostalgic thoughts run riot inside my head, as I step on the soil of my childhood. This semi-arid land of kwa Zambe jealously flanked by the Jenya range, Greets me with the traditional east wind, which no longer is the bearer of rain. As my feet make contact with the hard earth, that spawned more…

Fresh New Artist on the Block

Fresh New Artist on the Block

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE FRESH NEW ARTIST ON THE BLOCK NONTO is a young vibrant Singer & Songwriter based in Johannesburg. She released her first single “RED” in October 2014 which is currently play listed on South African radio stations. RED is produced by Langa Mbonambi and Mpho Pholo, who is better known as more…

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