REVIEW: Horn, Peter. Walking the Road of Death. Johannesburg: Geko, 2015. Print.

In story after story of the collection Walking the Road of Death by the South African scholar, anti-apartheid poet and author Peter Horn, the reader will find a chameleon-like first person narrator, who moves through apocalyptic and surreal atmospheres. Written and set during the nineties in South Africa, the stories underwent a long journey before they appeared in print, having been turned down by several publishers before twenty years later, in 2015, Phehello Mofokeng, the managing editor of the small publishing house Geko decided to publish this anthology of nineteen topical stories. Continue

PRESS RELEASE: “Sankomota founder’s Frank Leepa legacy is now available in black and white”

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“Sankomota founder’s Frank Leepa legacy is now available in black and white”

BOOK TITLE: BORN FOR GREATNESS: BIOGRAPHY OF FRANK LEEPA, by Mpho A Leepa (Geko 2014)

The legacy of the founder of Sankomota – a very popular African music band – is now available as a book. Written by Frank Leepa’s sister, Mpho A Leepa, Born for Greatness: Biography of Frank Leepa is covers the important parts of Frank Leepa’s life – from the killing of his father by the a rented SADF military gunship, to his uphill battle in music and starting his band about three times to his love life and the finality of his death. This book qualifies as an almost-complete account of Frank Leepa’s short life. Continue