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Sibongile Machika answers 21 Questions

Maverick451 publisher, Sibongile Machika answers 21 questions for Maverick Insiders

Sibongile Machika


Living at home (my grandmother’s house specifically) in 2010.

It was an exciting time for the country and in my life. I didn’t know it at the time but it was also the last year my grandmother was alive.

Learning new technologies, being tech savvy in general, which is not to say I’m not curious or interested but I quickly get frustrated with not knowing how to use things.

My grandmothers

30secs and crazy 8

Some sort of empathy conductor. To have the ability to share feelings and transfer them to others.

I hate this question. Writer and editor Noni Jabavu, my paternal grandfather, my maternal grandmother, Oprah, Clarence Avant

Thongo Lam -Thandiswa Mazwai

Care free traveling and music festivals

My first car, it gave me freedom and independence when it meant the most. Even though I didn’t full realise what that meant at the time

Ha, you’d have to buy me a drink or two for me to share that

Feelings come and go… the world will still turn.

Grey’s anatomy only because you said of all time

Soil in that earth, wind, fire way of things that are so important and useful but nothing really at the same time. Or a smartphone for similar reasons.

Summer 🙂

Kabza the small during Covid and the creator of tik tok but they are not ours so honorary ke.

I can’t think of anything because I think all inventions are good conceptually.