My Aunt Mohammed II by Mahluli VanBarbie Ndlovu

My Aunt Mohammed II By Mahluli VanBarbie Ndlovu After we tried to bury Auntie alive she sort of calmed down. The verbal and physical assaults stopped, her new docile image was the envy of many a Christian. All that lacked was a Bible and a zinc dish to baptise any converts she might make. Needless to say when the champion was ousted a new tyrant … Continue reading My Aunt Mohammed II
by Mahluli VanBarbie Ndlovu

Of the situation by Mncedisi Malinga

Of the situation                                                                                                                                  by Mncedisi Malinga The tree gave a soft rustle when she plucked one of its leaves. She stood up from the boulder she had been sitting on and hurried towards him, her arms outstretched before her ready to clasp him in a fervid embrace. The sun shone conspicuously against the sky like a bright yellow button on a giants blue gown. It … Continue reading Of the situation by Mncedisi Malinga

HOW JUJU CAN GET BACK YOUR LOST LOVER by Sozah Ruzario

HOW JUJU CAN GET BACK YOUR LOST LOVER by Sozah Ruzario The confessions passed through the wooden sieve. What contrived lies drugged mouths doth weave. The sieve was pressed to her lips, over her mouth like a muzzle. Millions of small triangles like the pieces of a puzzle. Her voice sounded hollow, like letters written by a stencil, empty within. The sangoma pressed the sieve … Continue reading HOW JUJU CAN GET BACK YOUR LOST LOVER by Sozah Ruzario

MULIER EST HOMINIS CONFUSIO by Philani Amadeus Nyoni

MULIER EST HOMINIS CONFUSIO by Philani Amadeus Nyoni I was picking strands of hair from my teeth after eating a mango when I overheard my neighbour telling her man to go down and get her more cigarettes. He refused and it turned into a fight. As though ignoring the situation would add a layer to the thin walls I let my hung-over eyes drift to … Continue reading MULIER EST HOMINIS CONFUSIO by Philani Amadeus Nyoni