Aaisha Dadi Patel

Critic

South Africa

Aaisha is the Johannesburg-based senior reporter for The Daily Vox, having been a part of the team since its inception in 2014. She is currently completing her master’s degree in media studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research and reporting interests include gender and representations of Muslim women in the media, although she’s covered everything from politics to polar bears.

Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home

Date: 02 Oct 2017 Category: Books
8.0 Rating
Sisonke Msimang’s memoir, Always Another Country, is finally here and what a treat it is. Always Another Country contextualises the struggles of Msimang’s freedom fighter parents and the great sacrifices they made for their ideals – ideals which no longer seem to hold sway in the country they love. In the prologue, Msimang says the book is both personal and political. “It is about how I was made by the liberation struggle and how I was ...