Malope


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Malope

 

a genus of annual herbaceous plants of the family Malvaceae. The stems are straight, and the leaves are alternate, entire or slightly lobed, and glossy. The flowers are solitary, axillary, and on long peduncles. The epicalyx is large and three-parted, and there are numerous little fruits. The genus has three or four species, found in the Mediterranean region. Malope trifida is widely used as an ornamental. Its large-flowered form, measuring up to 1 m tall, is particularly popular; it has large purple-red, pink, or white flowers (more than 6 cm across).

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Superintendent Malope said incidents of suicides were worrisome and appealed to the public to seek assistance from relevant authorities when they have problems.
Similar activism can be traced in the short stories Seteropo ke sa gago by Shole and O nkutlwe by Malope.
Shole (1985:80) and Malope (1982:52) are both male authors of Setswana short stories, who depicts female characters who are strong.
Sikwane (1987:21) and Malope (1982:8) mention that, according to Setswana culture, a man is the head and the leader of his family.
This issue is examined in the short story O nkutlwe by Malope, in which the author intertwines the phase of womanism and the phase of feminism.
Malope (1982:47-48) describes a female character by the name of Kedisaletse as somebody who conforms to feminism.
Malope (1982:50) in his short story O nkutlwe implies that Kedisaletse, a female character, again permits her rights to be violated by asking assistance from Tholo, her brother in-law, asking him to take over the responsibilities of his deceased brother, Mofeti MaUapeng.
Rebecca Malope is one of ex-President Nelson Mandela's favourite artists and this is only her second visit to Britain.
Rebecca Malope will appear at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall on July 25.
Rebecca Malope will play more than a dozen top dates across Britain as part of Africa Oye's contribution to Cultureshock.