• Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Evelyne Ndikumana is a 37-year-old Burundian artist and painter who transforms recycled paper into jewelry and paints postcards. She has been in this line of work for 15 years. In March 2021, she attended a training program of the 2EB business hub, which was set up by the government of Burundi to support youth and

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  • Brave Six-Year-Old Doing Well After Heart Surgery

    Brave Six-Year-Old Doing Well After Heart Surgery

    Brave six-year-old Chenille Nimrod underwent life-saving heart surgery earlier this month after waiting for more than three years. Chenille was born in the Eastern Cape, where she was one of 200 children on the heart treatment waiting list of the provincial government. “I am so happy and grateful that my child has finally received the

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  • Remembering Bassist Pat Mokoka Of The Malopoets

    Remembering Bassist Pat Mokoka Of The Malopoets

    The lack of archive around the life and music of bass guitarist Patrick Thabo “Pat” Mokoka is emblematic of how little South African cultural history has really been preserved.  Mokoka, a founder member of the radical, influential 1980s musical outfit the Malopoets, died last week. I did not know Mokoka well. I interviewed him once in 2019 for

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