Ignatius Mabasa

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    Prominent author Ignatius Mabasa completes PhD thesis in Shona

    For Ignatius Mabasa writing his PhD thesis in his Shona home language was a stand against colonial thinking. The 50-year-old renowned Zimbabwean writer and poet is the first student at Rhodes University to be awarded a PhD after writing his thesis in Shona, his country’s largest language. “Language is a mental health issue. Language comforts, connects, assures and humanises us.…

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