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Angelina Sithebe

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Sunday Times Notes and Podcast

I was in the Sunday Times reading room this week:

Load-shedding has taken me back to my childhood and the nostalgic pleasure of reading by candlelight without the distraction of television.
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UFS Cuisine

For many it will be: where were you when you heard about the UFS stew?

On an innocent day I was watching the news expecting the usual menu of crime, mayhem and celebrities in and out of rehab when it hit my screen. CNN played it over and over until I could anticipate the next scene like a favourite movie.

I was so outraged I wanted to run to the Free State, I couldn’t wait for the bus or to consult and share with my trusted the details of that video. Across the world there was outrage. Except for some South African whites who were angry crime didn’t draw as much attention – it was, after all, just a stew with the unusual ingredient. They didn’t see that this was not about them, it was about the humiliation of the humanity of others, who also happen to be the first target for criminals.
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Welcome to Angelina Sithebe’s Blog

Angelina Sithebe…where I would like to communicate with fellow writers and keep up to date with the industry in general, but mostly to interact with the readers of my work and other literature, because they are the ones with enough interest to take their cash and actually support the books. Not to exclude the critics, so far they’ve been generous, Bless them.

My current offerings are my South African debut novel, Holy Hill, and the Target Life short story series which is available on Amazon.com (click the link to view).


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