Tag: South Africa

Short Stories, Tale Africa

Sing Me (1)

By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa: “Abongile!” I hear my sister’s distant shout. I lift my head to find her standing at the kitchen door looking irritated, maybe she’s been shouting for long. Blame the laundry. I hate doing my washing, which is what I’m busy with, with music playing loudly through my headsets. “Now, no matter where I am No […]

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Super Ex (2)

By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa: “It’s you, it’s always been you and nobody else”. I send the text hoping she will believe it. This time I mean it; I have fallen in love with her so hard. I never expected this to happen. I met Nozi when I was still a wild child, she was just as wild. We hit […]

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Poetry, Tale Africa

Energy

Philani Tyson Nombika, South Africa: The energy Smile tumbling of white bunny rabbits Squeezing for space within contours when you smile, That is cute The flush of bliss when the curtains of your eyes fall As though allowing the performer to take one last bow. In appreciation of just how you smile At how eyes glisten with tears when you […]

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Super Ex (1)

By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa: “It’s you, it’s always been you and nobody else”. I read the texts and suddenly got emotional. The way I loved this guy wasn’t normal and he knew it. He knew he could do anything wrong or hurtful and I would forgive him. He knew hearing him say he loves me was my weakness. Those […]

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The Zulu-Xhosa Feud

By Mafungwase wako Mageba, South Africa: Ever wondered where it all started, how it started, and why it started? This has hounded me for a while, and a few weeks ago, I decided to dig for information. I consulted with history first and learned that the feud may have started around the Shaka Zulu era. His leadership is famous of […]

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