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I Don't Believe in This Stuff

On insomnia, history and keeping your ever-present ancestors in check.

I am struck by sleep paralysis every two days or so. It happens more predictably if I take to napping in the hot afternoons. My father's people would claim the heaviness on my chest is a spirit trying to kill me; attempting to cut my ties to a world that separates it from me.

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The ICC Is Not Biased Against Africans, It Is Biased Against African War Criminals

In this op-ed, Siyanda Mohutsiwa examines why she's not offended by the ICC’s targeting of African war criminals.

With Burundi withdrawing from the ICC and South Africa announcing plans to do the same this week, we have to start examining our thinking.

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On Pan-African Twitter & The Merits Of Following Random-Ass People Online

Here’s why you should follow random-ass people on Twitter, according to Siyanda Mohutsiwa.

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I’m Done With African Immigrant Literature

African literature cannot move forward if our most celebrated authors are writing about America and Europe, writes Siyanda Mohutsiwa.

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