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Do not open episode 14

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 14 © Brian Ngoma Lights on, Nikiwe smiled as she grabbed her things from the car. It had been a busy and tiresome day. As she walked to the house, she could only think of taking a bath and sleeping. She opened…

Do not open episode 13

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 13 © Brian Ngoma Nikiwe sat in her car at the stations parking lot Everyone she saw now, she recalled what Chipande’s son told her. What did Chipande’s son mean by what he said and who could that be? Enough with…

Do not open episode 12

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 12 © Brian Ngoma To begin with, the road was bad and it even got more worse the further she drove. Nikiwe could feel her car crying foul. When she bought it three years earlier, driving in such conditions was in…

Do not open episode 11

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 11 © Brian Ngoma A very strong wind moved in a swirling motion accompanied with dust all over the place. People hang on to anything or anyone nearest to them. Cars alarms were triggered, bicycles not gripped to…

Do not open episode 10

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 10 © Brian Ngoma Nikiwe sat in the car waiting for the boys outside their school premises. She kept thinking about the cases and her discoveries. Tanashe ‘s statement corresponded with Bufwemes about the voices.…

Do not open episode 9

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 9 © Brian Ngoma The envelope? The two conflicting voices? The women committing the murders? The six years apart? If Tanashe was not playing with Nikiwe about the voices, then it was official, these…

Do not open episode 8

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 8 © Brian Ngoma Early in the morning as Nikiwe drove out of her compound, she saw Clarence and the boys heading to the other car. The family had woken up very early. During supper last night, she had told the…

Do not open episode 7

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 7 © Brian Ngoma Seated across Ngoma, Nikiwe said, “Tell me the truth, sir.” Ngoma knew she was either done with the witness statements or halfway through. “What do you want to know, detective?”…

Do not open episode 6

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 6 © Brian Ngoma Nikiwe sagged in her chair staring at the file on the desk with her chin resting on her left hand. She swallowed hard at the thought of what she had just read. She had mentally gathered all the…

Do not open episode 5

DO NOT OPEN – Episode 5 © Brian Ngoma “How far have you gone?” Ngoma asked his fingers crossed. Nikiwe couldn’t comprehend the question. She raised her brows. “The files?” “2001, if that’s what you mean sir.” “How did you…