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My thoughts on moving back to South Africa

We waved goodbye and boarded the Air Malawi plane one last time. Soon we’d be back in South Africa and living in my home town, Ixopo. 877 more words




Klein Karoo / Route 62


During the boom of the Ostrich Industry from 1860 – 1914, the wealth was reflected in Oudtshoorn’s marvelous architecture, with many churches, public schools and commercial buildings being built. 243 more words

Culture & Heritage

Amanda Siskind

Windhoek, Namibia | May 2, 2016


Amanda is a Peace and Conflict Studies student at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. She is a brilliant artist , student, and a pursuer of many hobbies and passions. 109 more words


Dashawn Peterson

Windhoek, Namibia | April 30, 2016

Dashawn Peterson is a psychology and entrepreneurship student at Sienna College, hailing from the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, NY. 65 more words


Ho Bua

During my first few months in Lesotho, I heard something about myself that I never thought I would hear. Several times, I heard Basotho friends explain to others I’d just met, “she’s very quiet.” My family and friends are probably already snorting with laughter. 1,135 more words

Abenguni: Thandiswa Mazwai

This is one of my BEST works ever . The power fills me and raises me. The music is all round intense and conjures so much of Fela with all that brass.  91 more words

South Africa

Nizalwa Ngobani: Thandiswa Mazwai

“Have you forgotten who gave birth to you? Have you forgotten you are born of giants and great men?”

Thandiswa Mazwai is my everything.

South Africa