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Send A Little Bit Of Love

Send A Little Bit Of Love is a single done by South African based artist, Francis Muleso. Francis had this to say about ‘Send A Little Bit Of Love’: 1. The idea to do the song came mainly to create awareness to people that covid 19 is here and we can only beat it if … Continue reading

Francis Muleso

Francis Muleso is an upcoming artist who was born in Malawi and now based in Johannesburg with his family. He is a song composer and instrumentalist. Professional background  My Professional work started as soon I arrived in South Africa in 2007 when I met with Mawande Stuurman who has worked with big names locally and … Continue reading

The best things in life are free, or are they?

I woke up to discover that #lobola is trending today. Some of the tweets are surprising though, they made me wonder, is lobola an African tradition, is it practiced by blacks only and what is its purpose? Where is its roots? Does it have anything to do with colour and culture? Where does the money … Continue reading

I still love you

I still love youThe same way I’ve loved you since I fell in love with you I still love youThe same way I’ve loved you since I first laid eyes on you I still love youThe same way I’ve loved you since my first‘I love you too’ I still love youEven through the storms and … Continue reading

Marc Blaze Bio

Sound Engineer ⃟ Music Producer I’m a 34 year-old highly talented, energetic and enthusiastic Sound Engineer with extensive experience in recording,syncing, final mixing, music composition, foley(sound effects), sound effects in sporting arenas, theatre productions, recording studios, movie and video productions. Born Maxwell Sengweni, I was raised in a very artistic family therefore growing up exposed … Continue reading

Meet Sena Tues

A Ghanaian-born artist, Alexander Kwabena Sena Bampoe, known as Sena Tues is a contemporary artist who’s foray into the arts has led him into the realms of Neo expressionism, impressionism and supremacism, he uses collage as a media that can help bridge the culture of his native Ghana and the rest of Africa with my … Continue reading

About idle minds

This morning, I was wondering how things went down in the Garden of Eden. I realised that it’s really about idle minds! I’ve asked myself many times, where was Adam when Eve was busy being cozy with Satan? This morning, I thought he must have been busy in the garden, “And the Lord took the … Continue reading

I am not judging you

A poem by Constance van Niekerk Continue reading

Keeping the book culture alive

If you were to be given 2 options, a book or a movie. What would you choose? I bet a movie! Most people are not aware of the importance of reading books. Successful people read books. It is a great way to exercise the mind. When I was a teacher I always encouraged parents to … Continue reading

Immaculèe Ilibagiza’s Left To Tell

Book review by Learnmore Edwin Zvada, There are seeds of good and evil in each of us, no doubt. You can be a model citizen but if the right buttons are pressed on you, that narrative can change very fast. By the same token, even the most vile person out there does doe out acts … Continue reading

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Connie V

Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a South African-based Zimbabwean-born creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. She is also Editor at ZimOnlineNews. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.

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