Ngibuyise emuva

Lapha ngezansi ngifake umqopho lapho khona imbongi uThembalethu Ntuli ekhuluma ngezinsuku lapho abantu abamnyama babengenakusaba ngebala labo. Lapho isikhumba sabo sasingabiki izingqinamba okuthi kuyomele babhekane nazo imihla yonke yokuphila kwabo. Kule nkondlo lentokazi eyisho ngesiNgisi, ifisa ukuphindela lapho inhlonipho yayiqagelwa noma ingafiswa ngoba iyisikompilo, iyinto elindekile, ejwayelekile futhi eyenziwa njalo. Le ntokazi ithi uma ihaya, … Read more

Impi yomuntu wesifazane

Ngeshwa iNingizimu Afrika yizwe lapho isimo senhlalo sabantu besifazane singagculisi. Kwazise ezweni lethu izinga lodlame olubhekiswe kwabesimame ikakhulukazi yilabo abathandana nabo lidlangile, ukudlwengulwa kwabo kanye nezingane insakavukela umchilo wesidwaba kanti usamningi umsebenzi okumele wenziwe ukuze bathole inhlonipho nokuthenjwa okunikwa abantu abesilisa uma kukhulunywa ngezobuholi kanye nokudlala indima emnothweni. Lapha ke ngifake umqopho wembongi uThembalethu Ntuli … Read more

Thando

Thando vela ngamandla. Intando yakho mayigqame manje. Sondela ezweni. Isimo somhlaba sibiza isisombululo esingalethwa nguwe kuphela.   Thando, dlinza uhlale esihlalweni sakho sobukhosi, Ubuse umhlaba.   Inhlonipho iya ngokunyamalala. Amanyala ayanda, Ihlazo liya ngokujwayeleka. Ukuthula, uzwelo nokuzwana sekwaguquka amaphupho andizela phezulu kubantu njengokhozi.   Awu! Ngeke, Phela! Vela manje, Thando.   Nakuba ubumnyama bukhungatha umhlaba, … Read more

Keorapetse William Kgositsile

Keorapetse William Kgositsile, also known by his pen name Bra Willie was born in 19 September 1938 , was a South African Tswana poet, journalist and political activist. An influential member of the African National Congress in the 1960s and 1970s, he was inaugurated as South Africa’s National Poet Laureate in 2006. Kgositsile was awarded … Read more

Ngiyiqhawe le Mpilo yami!

Kulonyaka ngidela konke ukuzenyeza, Ngithabatha ithemba, inhlonipho, nokuzimisela njengomphako wendlela yempilo yami. Yebo, ngizoyihamba le ndlela yempilo ngendlela engibona ingilungele.   Wena omubi ngiyakuxwayisa ngithi deda kweyami impilo! Kanjalo nje, nami ngiyadeda kubantu abakhafula ubumnyama ngamazwi, Ngiyasondela kuwe Mdali, ngithi iba nami Nkosi. Amandla nobungcwele kungokwakho. Ngiyavuma, ngiyakwamukela konke okuhlose ngempilo yami.   Nginomthelela omkhulu … Read more

Phansi Ngokushaya Abantu Besifazane

Minyaka yonke, njalo ngomhlaka-25 kuLwezi kuya kumhlaka-10 kuZibandlela, umhlaba wonke usuke ubungaza umkhankaso obizwa ngokuthi i-16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Ezweni lethu iNingizimu Afrika, lo mkhankaso waziwa ngokuthi i-16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign. Inhloso yalo mkhankaso wukuqwashisa umphakathi nokulwa nokuhlukunyezwa kwabantu besifazane nezingane. Ngeshwa-ke, i-Ningizimu Afrika … Read more