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Zukiswa Wanner


Wanner, a South African writer, has written
for the Sunday Independent, Oprah, Elle, Juice and Afropolitan,
among others. Her novels include The Madams
(Oshun Books, 2006), and Behind Every Successful
(Kwela Books, 2008)


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Books Worth ReReading - Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote    11 (Review)

I discovered Ahamadou Kourouma’s Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote in a local bookstore three weeks ago. It was the only book I had not read in their limited Africana section. So I did what every addict does – I used the money that should be part of my son’s trust fund savings to indulge my addiction to literature and bought it. After reading it all I can say is, it was worth any experiences I may have robbed my son of...



                     Ten Questions - Ellen Banda-Aaku 11 (Interview)

Q.: What African language — or languages — do you speak? Have you ever been tempted to write in an African language?

A. I speak Bemba and Nyanja two of the most widely spoken languages in Zambia. I use Bemba and Nyanja words here and there in my writing. However, my challenge is that I have not been taught to read and write in my local languages because at the time I went to school in Zambia, English was the only language we were taught in.



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