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21 Questions with Onke Ngcuka

Daily Maverick Journalist, Onke Ngcuka, answers 21 questions for Maverick Insider

Onke Ngcuka

Daily Maverick Journalist

The 60’s in New York to witness the influence that the spring of radical social movements had on fashion and vice versa. (Can’t say I’d want to experience the worse than current amount of racism though :/)

Can it be a group of people? Because I have great admiration for black womxn.

30 seconds (I never lose)

Thebe Magugu
Wangari Maathai
Sindiwe Magona
Federico Fellini

Yaphel’imali yami – Busi Mhlongo
(Simphiwe Dana’s Mayine and Aretha Franklin’s Bridge over troubled water are fighting me for this spot)

Filmmaker. But also, where do I sign up to be a rich housewife?

A collage of the person at an award ceremony that they couldn’t attend because of covid.

A bangle with a traditional print

Being forced to dance at a beauty pageant I had gotten to the next round of. The experience was so painful that the crowd didn’t know what to do with themselves. I got blank stares while others just continued to sip on their drinks. (I wrote this squirming)

To bring my individuality to everything

South Africa’s sense of humour deserves this one.

Beyond meat patty 😀

Instagram (yes I said it)