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Songeziwe Mahlangu’s Penumbra

  Four years ago, during an oppressively hot Cape Town summer, my oldest and dearest friend vanishes. She erases herself from my life. Phone calls ring unanswered, messages unreturned. One desperate day I take a cab to the Woodstock on the fancier side of Sir Lowry Road, convince the security guard on the ground floor [...]