Author: Cava De Kulca

The month of June welcomed the beginning of the Xhosa new year. Most Africans have only known the gregorian calendar, one of the youngest calendrical systems, and are surprised to find out their ancestors were the first to split seasons of the year, group them by days, and conceptualize them. Most of what is used

Zimbabwean Author Tsitsi Dangarembga was announced as the winner for this year’s Pen Prize. The award is hosted by the British Library and English Pen, in memory of honour of the late Nobel Literature Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter. Remarkably, Dangarembga wrote her first novel, Nervous Conditions, at the age of 25 and it went to

South Africans were initially excited and anticipating the experience of an authentic African perspective on the popular reality dating Love Island franchise, which is currently being filmed in South Africa.The show has famously garnered a dedicated social media community who often live tweet their reactions to the show, so it was only natural for people

written by Mufaro (Makombe Blogs) “Democracy is un-African.”  Undoubtedly, this statement has been brought up in many debates in the Black community, perhaps put forward as an idea by those who believe that the restoration of a pre-colonial African identity is paramount to the achievement of Black liberation. Conceptually, it may be intriguing to some,

Do you ever feel nervous when you try make a purchase maths simply doesn’t compute? In this case: One 100ml bottle of water will cost significantly less than two bottles of 50ml water. This is the outdated logic of a large number of Southern Africas tourism package hot spots. This Article aims to unpack whether

Little is known about the nation of Botswana. They are a small nation just outside of Zimbabwe and boarders South Africa and Zambia has a population of around 2.4 million. The country is underrated and just goes about its business and does it well. The capital City Gaberone is the central hub of all their

The rise of Amapiano is one you could compare with that of Gqom. It came from the streets, shot up into the mainstream and the round the world. Amapiano started really gaining popularity in mid to late 2018. In that year acts such as Kabza De Small, Mfr Souls and Vigro Deep were some of

Michelina Chindiya, well known as @misschindiya, is a Financial Advisor based in Zimbabwe who works for one of the fastest growing Wealth Management Firms in Africa. She graduated from the University of Essex with a BSC in Banking & Finance, and has four and a half years’ experience in the financial services sector. Not only

After meeting through mutual friends Music Manager Sifiso, King P(@kpmaster_sa) an independent music in house Producer, alongside Rapper/Singer Max Flex(@max_flexsa) who are known collectively as SM worldwide Musique. The Joburg trio boasts a colourful catalogue with King P nabbing an award nomination at the 2019 South African Hip Hop Awards, for the Juju remix featuring

Born and raised in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Sinenhlanhla Passcara Mthembu always dreamed of a career in medicine. After coming to the realisation that she did not enjoy Maths, Passcara wasn’t sure what career path to follow. It was not until her mother suggested that she should shadow a Magistrate as part of her Life

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