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interview with the writer Tijan M Sallah a full report on the with the writer Tijan M Sallah a full report on the Ethiopian International Film Festival and a stimulating selection of creative writing including a showcase of recent South African poetry this issue of Matatu offers eneral essays on African women's poetry anglophone Cameroonian literature and Zimbabwean fiction of the Gukurahundi period along with studies of JM Coetzee Kalpana Lalji Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Aminata Sow Fall Wole Soyinka and Yvonne VeraThe bulk of this issue however is iven over to coverage of cul. Ozizwe Dhlamini Kola Eke Phyllis Forster Frances Hardie James Hlongwana Pede Hollist John M Kobia
Samuelson Khunou Mea Lashbrooke Freddie Khunou Lashbrooke J Lpez Brian Macaskill Evans Mandova Richard Sgadreck Maposa Michael Mazuru Corwin L Mhlahlo Zanoxolo Mnobi Mkhize Kobus Moolman Thamsana Moyo Felix M Muchomba Collins Kenga Mumbo Tabitha Wanja Mwangi Bhekezakhe Ncube Christopher Joseph Odhiambo Ode S Ogede H Oby Okolocha Wumi Raji Dosia Reichhardt Rashi
*Rohatgi Kamal Salhi Ekremah Shehab Faith Sibanda John A Stotesbury *Kamal Salhi Ekremah Shehab Faith Sibanda John A Stotesbury Mdika Tembo Kenneth Usongo Wellington Wasosa.
Gordon Collier Ý 9 Free readTural and sociological topics from North Africa to the Cape ranging from cultural identity in contemporary North
Africa Two Contributions On Kenyan Naming Ceremoniestwo contributions on Kenyan naming ceremonies initiation songs and three studies of the function
of Shona and Ndebele proverbs to national history in Zimbabwean autobiography traditional mourning dress of the Akans ofShona and Ndebele proverbs to national history in Zimbabwean autobiography traditional mourning dress of
the Akans of and the precolonial origins of traditional leadership in South Africa Contributors Jude Aigbe AghoAkans of and the precolonial origins of traditional leadership in South Africa Contributors Jude Aigbe Agho Ali Uchenna Bethrand Anih Aboneh Ashagrie Francis T Cheo Gordon Collier Abdel Karim Daragmeh Geoffrey V Davis ,