Thato Rossouw

Critic

South Africa

Thato Rossouw is a lover of literature, literature blogger, writer, literary activist, book reviewer.

We Are All Blue

Date: 15 Jan 2016 Category: Books
9.0 Rating
The past couple of weeks have seen me take part in a number of debates where topics around the decolonisation of curriculums in our schools – at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, and the teaching of “genuine” African history in these places were interrogated and thoroughly scrutinised. In those discussions, questions were raised about the authenticity of the histories that we are being taught in our schools and its relevance in the ra ...

Nwelezelanga The Star Child

Date: 01 Apr 2016 Category: Books
7.0 Rating
Ever since my first encounter with the “concept” or idea of African Spirituality, and with every successive encounter I’ve had with it, I’ve realised how much of a mystery it is for many people. For a long time it seemed to me that from the very first day the rest of the world came into contact with it, and for many years after, African spirituality has been misunderstood and called all sorts of things by those who come across it: that in ...