The cashier quickly double-takes to my face.“Did you just say ‘Sawubona?”

“Yebo! One can’t stay in Swaziland more than a year and not learn some siSwati.”

As I dr...

Sisi. Make wa Zach. Mbali.

These are a few of my new names. I’m relatively used to sisi, as every woman here is your “sister.” But Make wa Zach, well, I’ve only been “Zach’s mo...