“Residents of Klipspruit West ext. 2, whose houses are not far from the stream, had their houses basically filled with water. Adam whose house was also flooded said the water was too much but at least no snakes were detected…”

“There have been accounts of the elderly being raped, robbed, and threatened with fatal violence. Jabulile Shabangu, an elderly from Orange Farm, offered one example of what they go through in the community. 66-year-old Mathapelo Maruka, also from Orange…”

“The Zwakala Festival is a festival of new writing. Its objective is to showcase top productions from community theatre and choose an ultimate winner. One unique play that highlighted the importance of this festival is Blacksmith. Blacksmith is a…”

“It might not seem like a classical story but Blacks Don’t Cry is a well-crafted piece of art that excels at exposing the dysfunctionality in which democratic South Africa’s working class communities lives. Though it’s told in a very complicated…”

“The Molelekis are a young couple from Mokhesi, Sterkspruit. They started organically farming vegetables during the height of Covid-19, in June 2020, after they left their 9 to 5 jobs. The Molelekis began planting vegetables using new innovative farming methods…”

“Travelling is often associated with the elite and when the working class attempts to do it, it is only by visiting close relatives from far-off provinces. This festive season some young South Africans decided to change this tendency. Ntokozo Langa…”

“People do not have jobs and with the floods it will drive them mad to resort to crime if the government does not help them. It is embarrassing that we need to beg for help from people we voted for…”

“While studying, I stumbled upon the black consciousness movement’s notes and the Pan Africanism lectures, I intend to write around that as my way to impact the arts, raising questions such as ‘What Does It Mean To Be Black?’ in…”

How Eskom has been treating the end-user is diabolical. People no longer trust the ruling party to find the solution to loadshedding which has continued beyond the promised time. This issue has become social. For people living with chronic diseases…

Written by Thamsanqa Gxubane, this unconventional love story takes us through a crash course of psychoanalysis theory–the Oedipus Complex–unpacking the trails of suppressed memories. The play starts with a mentally unstable Mojalefa who is haunted by a confusing…




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