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Sodade

Saudade. European Portuguese: [sɐwˈðaðɨ], Brazilian Portuguese: [sawˈdadʒi], Galician: [sawˈðaðe]; a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone one loves, often carrying a repressed knowledge that…..

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Cape Town: Beautiful Ugly

Post by Olufemi Terry (text) and Marco Lachi (photographs) In 2008, while living and studying in Cape Town, I heard, over and over, two observations about the city: it was…..

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Book Review: The Caine Prize

We are now in the season of the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize. But if it weren’t for the encouragement set up by the Caine Prize for African writing, we wouldn’t have…..