The Kwerekwere Testament 1: Going Beyond Borders by Kenneth Madiebo
Approx. 65,580 words.
Published on March 23, 2012.
kwerekwere is the derogatory term that black South Africans use when addressing foreign blacks. Orakwe travels to Swaziland to sell Nigerian traditional attires. The journey which was for 2 weeks, spirals into 13.5 years. Orakwe eventually moves to S. Africa where he is exposed to the the realities of institutionalized racism, xenophobia and crime. He learns crime quickly and even masters it well