Tsholofelo Wesi

Writer and subeditor

Location icon South Africa

Tsholofelo Wesi is a Johannesburg-based writer with a special interest in gender, sexuality, race, class, technology and language. He has written news reports, columns and features across a wide range of subjects for The Citizen. His fiction has appeared in Prufrock and Ja.

He was shortlisted for the 2017 Miles Morland Scholarship for Writing.

He now works as an online subeditor at The Citizen.

Short story | Orange red yellow, or, orange = red + yellow

My eyelashes beat like fins at the pool of light. The light pours from inside the club, and he swims in it. His shirt is starched white. Light spills from him, his shirt. One side of the shirt sticks out of his jeans and spills over his belt. My eyes are wet.

The Citizen
This is the power the military in Zimbabwe already wields

It should come as no surprise that the Zimbabwean army carried out what seems like a coup so swiftly and efficiently. As the Zimbabwean state has become nearly indistinguishable from the ruling party, Zanu-PF, the military has also been steadily absorbed into many state organs.

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