Dictators arrive quietly

2013-12-01 10:00

Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s 2006 political allegory rings eerily true for today’s South Africa

Alas, the political shenanigans of the “Polokwane lynch mob”, to borrow a phrase from Bantu Holomisa, suggest Ngugi’s fictional satire is more relevant to South Africa than it may have been intended.

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