By Novuyo Rosa Tshuma
In the novella, Mpho, a tender artist, wanders the streets of Bulawayo, puzzling over on the savagery of his neighbours. Their force for survival has became them into animals. Jobless, powerless and offended, he watches his gruesome, getting older mom go away every one evening to prowl the streets looking for Johns, of affection and of minor. whilst his mom dies by myself in a clinic of AIDS for which the medical institution couldn't supply ARVs, Mpho flees to Joburg to look for his female friend Nomsa. He reveals her doing what he so hated in his mom – commencing her outfits in entrance of strangers for cash. She desires jewels, diamonds, great vehicles. issues he can’t supply. He returns to Bulawayo and is charged with “insulting and undermining the authority of the President of the republic of Zimbabwe and inflicting prejudice to the creed of the nation as a complete” for his unwittingly arguable work. status trial for treason, Mpho desires not anything than to affix his mom within the shadows.
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