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Xivandza-Nyongeni (Translation of title "The beast near man's hip" or “Trouble caused by a close relative”) is a play written in Tsonga by M.T. Ngobeni. A play about the police detective Matsilele, torn between parental love and and his job as a wave of crime sweeps through the Malamulele township.

The original text

Originally published by Shuter & Shooter, 1990. ISBN 9780947476045. Also published in Pietersburg (now Polokwane) by Read Well, 1994. ISBN 9781874921097.


SACat: A union catalogue of items held by Southern African libraries.

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