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“… those young women in the prime of early womanhood left to face life alone, burdened with the task of building a home and rearing a family, doomed to nurse alone their sick babies, weep alone over their dead babies, dress and bury alone their corpses.”

Phyllis Ntantala, The Widows of the Reserves, 1958

The silences in African history have bedevilled the South African land debate and distorted the ways in which we, Africans, understand our own histories. Congolese historian Jacques…



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