Synopsis

The Cheeky Natives is a literary podcast primarily focused on the review, curatorship and archiving of black literature.

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Feb 3, 2023

Warsan Shire: Bless the Daughter Raised by A Voice in Her Head

"With her first full-length poetry collection, Warsan Shire introduces us to a young girl, who, in the absence of a nurturing guide, makes her own way…
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Oct 27, 2022

Robert Jones Jr: The Prophets

According to the NYT, The Prophets’ is an exploration of Black Love and Memory in a Time of Trauma. What an apt description of this powerful debut…
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Aug 1, 2022

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng aka Dr T, is a globally renowned doctor and human rights defender and a bestselling author of “Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health a…
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Jun 14, 2022

Buki Papillon: An Ordinary Wonder

“See, if you act like your uniqueness is a great thing and you couldn’t care less about their opinion, they eventually give up. And that feels so…
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Apr 27, 2022

Carice Anderson: Intelligence isn't Enough

Carice Anderson author of Intelligence isn’t enough is a professional development manager and coach with over 17 years’ experience at top companie…
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Feb 14, 2022

Peace Adzo Medie: His Only Wife

“Elikem married me in absentia; he did not come to our wedding."is how Peace Adzo Medie introduces us to Afi and Elikem in her acclaimed debut His O…
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Jan 24, 2022

Sue Nyathi: A Family Affair

Meet the Mafus, a close-knit, traditional family with three daughters. As leaders of their church, The Kingdom of God, Pastor Abraham and his wife Phu…
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Sep 29, 2021

Jamil F. Khan: Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams

“This is not a story for the romanticisation of pain and perseverance, although it tells of overcoming many difficulties. It is a critique of secret…
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Aug 6, 2021

Angela Makholwa: Critical But, Stable

Lerato never wanted to join her sister's stupid social club. All those pretentious people spending hours showing off their wealth. To what end? What w…
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Jun 25, 2021

Terry-Ann Adams: Those Who Live in Cages

‘Everybody lives in a cage. Whether they know it or not is the question. I think that knowing that you in live in a cage is what ultimately sets you…
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