“I wanted to change the world”

Straight out of her mouth the words came pouring out. There was no question about the firmness and conviction in her submission about why she had chosen to pursue a career in journalism. “I wanted to change the world”, Nicky Hlanze said to me when we sat down to talk about her aspirations for the …

Contrasts and Comparisons

I could almost see a tear in her eye as she spoke to me. The passion in her voice made it quiver and her constant slapping of her hands to emphasize a point didn’t help either. Her natural hair, her slim physique, her gestures and brown slippers gave nothing away of the strong views about …