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Mgcini Nyoni

Mgcini Nyoni is a playwright, theatre director, screenwriter, thinker, blogger and poet based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He is also the founder and creative director of Poetry Bulawayo.

Articles by Mgcini Nyoni

Yet our leaders are too focused on self-enrichment to help. Mgcini Nyoni is not impressed.
The wealth gap between rich and poor, white and black, is growing in this so-called model African country. Mgcini Nyoni reports.
The least bad option for Zimbabwe really isn’t good enough, says Mgcini Nyoni. So who should be the next president?
Mgcini Nyoni explains why revolutionary leaders make poor presidents.
Massaging the truth for a good story doesn’t help reshape reality, argues Mgcini Nyoni.
Mgcini Nyoni laments the constant abuse of women’s and girls’ rights in his home country.
Zimbabweans are fed up with sub-standard imported goods, explains Mgcini Nyoni.
Cross-border trade is a risky business for women, as Mgcini Nyoni witnesses.
African leaders should stop trying to divert attention from their own shortcomings by pointing to white people's wrongdoings,...
Small radical acts can add up to something, reckons Mgcini Nyoni.
The role of the arts is to keep politicians in check. But in some countries they’re not given the opportunity, says Mgcini Nyoni.
Why is the US so keen to intervene in oil-rich countries but happy to turn a blind eye to what’s going on in Africa?

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