SIMAMELE invites original short story submissions from young writers aged between 13 and 17 years. We encourage parents, care givers, guardians, young minds and educators across all South Africa to encourage and support young minds in telling their stories; in any official language of South Africa.

I’d seen an interview on Morning Live about a year or two earlier; in which uTat’ uZakes Mda, the author, was discussing the book (his latest work at the time) with Ayanda...

Sometimes while thinking, about why penguins have wings and why a foot has five toes, I wonder how I missed the train of The Evolution of Teenagers. It seems as though most other teens...

The subject of birth for what the western world has classified as mammalian human species, is filled with a complexity of ideas. To demonstrate their so called scientific wisdom, the colonial masters have crafted a very ingenious labyrinth

There has been many a debate regarding the word “black” as it applies to the original people of the planet. Those who oppose the use of the word as an identifier of our people do so by...