An anthology of short fiction, poetry, narrative journalism and extracts from novels and memoirs.These texts are presented as "lenses through which to engage with South Africa's past." from the introduction With glossaries, questions and writing challenges for students. Includes writings by Oswald Mtshali, Nat Nakasa, Richard Rive, Ronny Kasrils, Sipho Sepamla, Mongane Wally Serote, and many others.After he retired in 1973 he taught music at the National Teacher Training College in Maseru until his death.He created a modern African choral idiom inspired by traditional Basotho music, jazz, western classical music and hymns.Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa (1908-1982)born in Molumong in the eastern mountains of Lesothowas in Lesotho.Apart from a few years in Johannesburg (1938-1943) studying for a diploma in music at the University of the Witwatersrand Mohapeloa spent most of his life in Morija.He "created a modern African choral idiom in tonic solfa score inspired by traditional Basotho music, jazz, western classical music and hymns.
James Matthews' anthologies of poems include "Cry Rage", "Poisoned Wells & Other Delights" and "Poems from a Prison Cell".A documentary featuring two children, Aa-isha Valley, aged 9, and Hafeez Sonday, aged 15, who explain the five pillars of Islam, basic acts considered obligatory by believers: "shahada" (the Islamic creed), "salat" (daily prayers), "zakat" (almsgiving), "sawm" (fasting during the month of Ramadan), and "hajj" (pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a lifetime).The children also talk about how it feels to live as a Muslim in Cape Town.Jungle Jim is a bi-monthly illustrated magazine that publishes fiction from Africa. Grey is the pseudonym for South African writers Sarah Lotz and Louis Greenberg."Taking from the pulp tradition, we publish short and serialized fiction that entertains and engrosses in all dramatic genres (horror, sci-fi, crime, detective, western, romance, adventure, etc.), accessible to all, but with a high quality of writing." from the website This issue includes work by South African writers Nikhil Singh and Richard Stanley. Lady Anne Barnard (1750-1825) was the daughter of James Lindsay, 5th Earl of Balcarres.Features host Lotiso Gola, David Kibuuka, Riaad Moosa and puppet Chester Missing."At the 2010 poetry festival, Versindaba, in Stellenbosch, writer Marlene van Niekerk presented a colloquium titled 'Letter to South Africa' on behalf of the University of Stellenbosch's Department of Afrikaans and Dutch.Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa (1908-1982) was born in Molumong in the eastern mountains of Lesotho.Apart from a few years spent in Johannesburg studying music at the University of the Witwatersrand Mohapeloa spent most of his life in Morija, where he worked in the Morija Printing Works and composed and trained choirs.This book is the outcome of a conference hosted in November 2014 by the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) and the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) at the University of South Africa (UNISA).Includes essays by Frene Ginwala, Sydney Mufamadi, Vusi Gumede, Trevor Manuel, Albie Sachs, Pregs Govender, and Imraan Patel.