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Category: Short story

WHISPERS IN THE TREE: A SIMPLE STORY OF THE THANGATA SYSTEM BY Tikondwe Susan Chimkowola


Makewana's Daughters


  I stand by the road passing by the mystical mwala wa mthunzi. The wonderful green carpet of tea trees blends in nicely with the blue canopy of the sky, the green landscape and the
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THE BEAUTIFUL MAN


Okota
Ng'oma


He used to be her man. She dusts her house again. It doesn’t really need dusting, not after the thorough cleaning she has given it, but you never know. There might be dust lurking somewhere.
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Professor’s Daughter


Chikondi
Mlozi


by Chikondi Favoured Mlozi The trembling of my lips made shouting impossible. Not that it would have helped. My voice would have only echoed, bounced across the house and frightened me upon its return. No
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Resting on death’s door


Wongile
Mbano


by Wongile M. In pieces I stirred to consciousness. I felt the impression of a thin soft blanket on my skin, the humidity of the room and the drip pinching on my wrists. My eyes
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Stolen Years by Chikondi Favoured Mlozi


Chikondi
Mlozi


The headache that had been bothering me since ma’s death over a decade earlier had gone away. The head that felt so heavy to carry felt light on this day. The sun rays that peeped
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