Contents and Contributors

Comment: A.W. Oliphant, Short stories: Mr.Shabangu by Mark Glaser; Siyayinyova by Zakhele Charles Ndaba; Tsafendas’s Diary by Ivan Vladislavic. From the Oral Tradition: Rise Eagle Rise by Don Mattera. Interview: John Kani: Combatant from the Stage by A.W. Oliphant. Essays: Gerard Sekoto: A Perspective on his Art by Barbara Lindop; Socialist Explorations in South Africa by Martin Trump; Contemporary Popular Music in South Africa by Gary Rathbone. Poetry: A Child Who survived the soldiers by Shadrack Pooe; The march by Themba Miya; The Student who never Returned by Abner Nyamende; Take and Go by Titus Moetsabi; Total Strategy by Dorian Haarhoff; A Burnt Man by Ken Barris; If I shut my eyes by Peter Anderson; Untitled by Moritso Makhunga; My Chief by Nicolette Thesen; Highway Blues by Wally Mondlane; Our Sharpeville by Ingrid de Kok; The Blood of our Silence by Kelwyn Sole; Two Namibian Poems by Anonymous; People Forget by R.S. Makhaya. Visuals and Graphics: Photographs, Graham de Smidt; Sekoto Prints by Trevor Matterson; Women’s Head by Alf Khumalo; Ink Drawing by Tyrone Appollis; Photographs by Paul Weinberg and Gisela Wulfsohn; Tsafenda’s Diary: The comic book by Jeff Lok. Reviews and Reports: A Celebration of Flames by Kelwyn Sole; COSAW Workshop  by Staffrider; Oral Poetry by Mafika Gwala; Echoes of African Art by A.W. Oliphant