All posts by Uncle Thabani

The festive season is here

‘Tis the season to be jolly. Ilizwi263’s wise uncle, Thabani Mpofu, reflects on the adventures of his youth. Years ago, in the early nineties (when I was a lot less wise than I am now) I used to declare the festive season officially open on

Playground bullies

Every school playground has a bully. We all remember one from childhood. Uncle Thabani reminisces on the bullies of his school days in Kwekwe. The two most violent people I have ever seen were eight years old when I met them; Adolph and Garikai. Thankfully,