Zakes Mda

South African novelist and playwright

Guest

South African novelist and playwright whose latest novel, Sometimes There Is a Void: Memories of an Outsider was published this year; Professor of Creative Writing and World Literature at Ohio University

Zakes Mda on KCRW

Since he died yesterday at the age of 95, much of the world has been mourning  Nelson Mandela , South Africa's first black president.

South Africans Mourn the Death, Celebrate the Life of Nelson Mandela

Since he died yesterday at the age of 95, much of the world has been mourning Nelson Mandela , South Africa's first black president.

from To the Point

With just a few weeks to go before a presidential run-off election,  Zimbabwe 's Robert Mugabe continues to crack down on his  opponents  and has banned aid groups from getting food to…

Mandela's Fading Vision of Peace for Southern Africa

With just a few weeks to go before a presidential run-off election, Zimbabwe 's Robert Mugabe continues to crack down on his opponents and has banned aid groups from getting food to…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

from KCRW Features

Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

from KCRW Features

George Clooney and his long-time producing partner Grant Heslov talk about their new movie “The Midnight Sky,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, now on Netflix.

from The Business

On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.

from Left, Right & Center

Hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday, ransacking the House and Senate chambers and the offices of some lawmakers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels.

from The Treatment

Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud.