Tag: Sesotho

Hope and dreams of Sibusiso Khwinana: A tribute

TRIBUTE TO SIBUSISO KHWINANA, RESEARCHED BY INEKE HURTER. A fresh young artist with a promising career ahead of him, Sibusiso Khwinana was the face of the 2019 South African coming-of-age comedy Matwetwe. He was also the face of immense optimism and hope in arguably one of the toughest […]

Would you like a cup of tea with that, Madam?

STEP ASIDE, SOLANGE and Claire. Forget the clichéd sexy French maids’ garb with stockings and suspenders, frilly aprons and cleavage.  With domestic servants like Bontle (Dimakatso Motholo) and Flo (Mammatli Thakudi-Nzuza), the strategic and oft sinister plotting between siblings and subservients, coined in Jean Genet’s iconic play The Maids (1947), […]

Man enough

“DUMELANG”, HE SAYS, standing just inside the doorway, to the right. So does he, on the left of the doorway. But they both says it in such a gentle undertone that you only really register that they’re greeting you once you’ve passed them. This delicate opening gesture to the […]