Kuyoze Kube Nini?

In due time, I shall write a review of these two important books that I hired from the Library. I will be using the appropriate language of IsiZulu, as they are written in that beautiful idiomatic and magical language, I may later translate or summarize my thoughts in English. Suffice to say, these books containContinue reading “Kuyoze Kube Nini?”

Sembene :Through The Griot’s Eyes

  Earlier this evening of 10 June/Nhlangulana 2017, I managed to gather a dozen friends -and yes, I had invited the whole community to the screening of a film on Ousmane Sembene, which is being shown around the Afrikan continent as well as selected cities globally; but very few people attended. Yet somehow I doContinue reading “Sembene :Through The Griot’s Eyes”

The Invention of the African

An in depth study of how many conceptions of African studies have been invented and formulated by the powers that be, to disenfranchise us and keep us in perpetual bondage. We must know how we are trapped in order to formulate Ways of being free. This is essentially about the power of definition and alsoContinue reading “The Invention of the African”

This Blooming Logo explained

The Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian) symbol of Eternal Life, the Ankh has become a well recognized symbol globally. Like the Christian crucifix, it initially denoted a spiritual or religious sign with an intrinsic and esoteric meaning, but it has gradually become a kind of fashionable symbol. Some people just like the shape so they create various ornaments andContinue reading “This Blooming Logo explained”

They call It jazz

They call it jazz but this music is much bigger and broader than any definitions. Miles Davis called it Social Music, Nicholas Payton calls it BAM (black american music) but the closest description has to be Wayne Shorter’s “I Dare You” music. Call It what we may, this phenomenon known as jazz is fun, intricate,Continue reading “They call It jazz”

Help Print and Distribute This Great Book – Rock ‘n Rule

Rock ‘n Rule: The Essays, Stories and Poetry of Menzi Maseko is an elaborate work of word-art.With themes ranging from jazz, Black Consciousness philosophy, Reflections on Socio-Economic conditions and solutions for Southern Africa and Spiritual development. The work is suitable for people of all races, age groups and even institutions interested in understanding the dynamicContinue reading “Help Print and Distribute This Great Book – Rock ‘n Rule”

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