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Bulawayo’s Absent Zim Dancehall

  Thomas Mapfumo, celebrated at home and abroad as the don of Zimbabwe’s rebel music scene, invited a tsunami of brickbats when he dismissed a music genre that has the whole country talking, if not dancing. Zim dancehall, as its name suggests, borrows heavily from Jamaican chants in a country where Bob Marley is revered […]

My Sister and Football

  “In my unlikeliest dream , my dead are with me again, companions again, in an ordinary way; nothing of major moment to accomplish, no stains to cleanse, no oaths or debts to redeem: my dead are serene, composed, as though they’d known all along how this would be.”- The Covenant, CK Williams   In those […]