My good friend Mugabe Ratshikuni, or Mugs as I like to call him has written his first short story titled ‘Child of two South Africas’.
Mugabe is also the founder of Feint and Margin a website of pan-African commentary by young African writers of which I am the editor.
I’m extremely proud of his achievement, because writing an article is not easy how much more, writing a short story?
His book is set in the new South Africa, it is a 50 minute read which promises to keep you engaged as he explores sensitive issues like HIV/Aids, Xenophobia, the ‘coconut’ syndrome and much more. I am certain that many of us who grew up in South Africa post 1994, can relate to Trevor Vilikazi’s story.
Here’s a brief Extract from the book.