Issue 118: Voices of Africa

As well as presenting new work from writers including Jack Mapanje, Fred D’Aguiar and Gabriel Gidi, Voices of Africa showcases material generated by the ‘Crossing Borders’ project, the brainchild of Graham Mort,whose essay sets out its genesis and development.

FICTION

Dear Honourable Member – Gabriel Gidi, Aciro’s Song – Jackee Budesta Batanda, It is Well in My Soul – Wame Molefhe, Election Day – Christopher Mlalazi, Double Shame – Beatrice Fri Bime, Over the Garden Wall – Linda Cracknell, Losing Jacarandas – Hester Ross

POETRY

Jack Mapanje, Fred D’Aguiar, Beverley Naidoo, Phillippa Yaa de Villiers, Dorian Haarhoff, Graham Mort, Meg Peacocke, John Lindley, Beth Webb, Graham Fulton, Henning Pieterse

ARTICLES

Crossing Borders – Graham Mort, Zimbabwe Through Its Writers – Martin Goodman, Let There Be Light – G.P. Kennedy, ‘No One Can Shave Your Head In Your Absence’: Scotland and Malawi Today – Kenneth R. Ross, Multiple Visions: An Introduction to African Cinema – Lizelle Bisschoff

REVIEWS

Margaret Beveridge, Bernard Crick, Robert Alan Jamieson, Stephen Lackaye, Michael Lister, Matthew McGuire, Amanda Moody, Lauren Pope, Piotr Wesolowski

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