Black South Africans have a lot of stories to tell and to write.Their stories are heart rending,nerve wrecking, thought provoking,memorable and timeless.People in black townships have suffered a great deal and has experienced several traumas that include discrimination , rape , violence , educational poverty , material poverty , hunger and displacements .These people have been also at the receiving hand of political propaganda , oppressive apartheid era regime, zealotry, expediency and corruption . They have become pawns pimped by preceding regimes of black and white leadership. Black township communities have many stories for their people. These stories remain both knowledge libraries and literary heritage for generations . The book is the best place where stories,experiences, challenges and solutions should be placed in.
Literary tourism is the soul beat of our villages and cities. In 2017 the EThekwini formerly City of Durban was awarded the City of Literature status by UNESCO through the Creative Cities Network and it has become the first African city to garner this acclaim. EThekwini boasts of a myriad of literary arts exhibitions … Continue reading LINDA MBONAMBI( ABM unit of eThekwini Municipality) AND HIS PASSION FOR BOOK AND LITERARY ARTS CULTURE by Mbizo Chirasha,
PHANSI means beneath, underneath or below .PHANSI MUSEUM is a hub of spiritual relevance, anthropological excellence, artistic influence and cultural wealth. Spiritually, Phansi is a place beneath us, beneath our dancing feet, beneath our tinkering drums, beneath our breath vibe, beneath our voices .It is the place below where our ancestral spirits live. The … Continue reading PHANSI MUSEUM: Where Creativity meets Spirituality(special blog) by Mbizo Chirasha,
THE LANGUAGE OF ME is the debut collection of nerve wrecking, heart rending and brain pricking poetry and confessional essays by Musa E ZULU . The collection is a candid story of his triumphs and tribulations. His poetry is a diary of his dark , light , strong , weak seasons , twists and … Continue reading THE MANDELA IN MUSA E ZULU: Celebrating TATA MANDELA @100(special blog post) by Mbizo Chirasha,
MIOMBOPUBLISHING – WORTA is a unique water gallery stationed in Durban North , KwaZulu Natal South Africa. This advertorial blog post is the first of its kind since our inception .It is creatively refreshing that we are fast growing and we continue to feature CREATIVITY AND ARTISTRY from around the globe . WORTA is a … Continue reading WORTA:INNOVATION EXTRAORDINAIRE, the Art of Making Clean Water by Mbizo Chirasha,
Farah Sayed is a rising , strong poetic voice in the South African and African Poetry Industry , she also lives with trees , she is a green life activist . Her favorite tree is a lemon tree. She is passionate about words, people, trees, life and family . Farah is a mother , sister … Continue reading THE DAY WE PLANTED THE BAOBAB TREE OF POETRY(Poetry, People and the drumbeat) by Mbizo Chirasha
The Book café in Harare used to be the only platform and space that developed , exposed and promoted literary arts projects in Zimbabwe .It had become a household arts venue under the curatorship of highly talented and creative the late Paul Brickhill (may his soul rest in eternal peace). The book café organised and … Continue reading POETRY IS THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE by Mbizo Chirasha.