Tsitsi Dangarembga

Africa basks in Booker boost for female writers

Maaza Mengiste and Tsitsi Dangarembga’s shortlisting for a major prize is a boost for Africa’s literary scene. Source: Africa basks in Booker boost for female writers – BBC News Two African women are in the running for the 2020 Booker Prize, in a historic first for the UK’s most prestigious literary prize – and a […]
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Zimbabwe govt defends arrests, denies kidnappings and hardship

Source: Zimbabwe govt defends arrests, denies kidnappings and hardship – yahoo Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga was arrested during an anti-corruption protest A group of children look on as a team of police are deployed in Mbare township following a ban on anti-government protests last month Zimbabwe’s government spokesman Nick Mangwana on Tuesday denied the country […]
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Zimbabwe on the edge

Dear Family and Friends, Source: Zimbabwe on the edge – The Zimbabwean “Zimbabwe on the edge.” “Crisis in Zimbabwe.” “De facto state of emergency in Zimbabwe.” These are not my words but the banner headlines on South African television news channels this week.  After a fortnight of crisis which saw over 60 people arrested including […]
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