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Two poems by Vonani Bila

Indonesia The bending road along the jungle of whispering bamboo The narrow asphalted road along tall teak and abaca trees The road of roaring trucks coming down the hill Green trucks full of logs or quarried stone or scooters Noses

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Poems by Vonani Bila

Nuna va tekile (Endzhaku ka hungu ro tsokombela hi manana, Fokisa N’wa-Mahatlani Maxele, loko va ndzi vhakacherile ePolokwane ku ta thetha ntukulu, Mhlahlandlela. Hi bula hi swihlawulekisi leswi mbindzimuxaka vukati)   U hlomuka kunene endlwini hi madina Onge i nyoka

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An Interview with İlyas Tunç, a poet from Turkey

by Vonani Bila   1- Who is İlyas Tunç and when did you encounter poetry ? I was born in 1956 in Ordu, Turkey. I taught English in the primary schools for twenty eight years. Last year I became retired.

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Grab and Bang – Man, Where’s the Condom? AIDS Crisis in South Africa Today

by Vonani Bila In 1990, South Africa had an infection rate of less than one percent. By 1999, an average infection rate had peaked to 22.4 per cent. By the same year, a projected twenty-five per cent of all pregnant

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