Cancel Women's Month

I think that we should cancel women’s month because it means nothing to us. Women’s pain and oppression is of zero importance in the society we have created. We have made a mockery of women’s struggles and the continuation of this farce spits on all the female queens who have ever ...

Rest In Power Linda

This is my journal entry the day we lost Linda Mkhize, a beautiuful soul, pioneer, icon, business man and lyricist. Linda was in my life between 2005 and 2014- besigroova sonke oh yes and gigs hahaha but mostly besigroova because Linda was intimidating AF and introverted- but yeyi, everybody had a g...

About Rock Bottom

About Rock Bottom   People have a tendency to throw it in your face when you show them vulnerability. I write this blog and I am scared of what you will think of me, how you will see me and some of the harsh things you may say. However I also write this with the hope that I may inspire so...

Men need to grow up

It is with great shock, sadness and disappointment that I have watched the burning debate around the cost of parenting. Too often we hear the term baby mama drama and after all the comments I have seen, I think I am now going to call it ‘asshole daddy drama.’   Too many men th...

NGIYAZIKHULUMELA press release 1 January 2019

MEDIA RELEASE 1 JANUARY 2019   ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT     NTSIKI READY SET AND GOING   In the famous words of the wise man Velaphi, ‘Yaqala inkathazo ke madoda!’   Ntsiki Mazwai has started a podcast in what seems to be the beginning...

The step children wanna talk

Today I tweeted:   ‘After my mother died, my dad got remarried in 96. In his house (my supposed home) when you enter, there are family pics, but none of the Mazwai girls....is it me or is that witchraft? It’s bothered me for twenty years now.’   I thought I wa...

The Rape victims are watching

A lot can happen in a week in South Africa. This week gave me a lot to reflect upon. The most pressing matter for me this week was Cheryl Zondi. We watched in horror at the barbaric manner in which our justice system operates. It left me begging for answers, ‘Who made up these rules?’...

GANJA PROPAGANDA

I am completely and utterly stunned at the irresponsible and ignorant reporting and conversations around Ganja since it was legalised yesterday. I am totally shocked at how people can talk so much about something they know nothing about. It has shown me that my people will take anything they are tau...

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