Sylvester William Saidi was a Zimbabwean and Zambia journalist and writer.

Bill Saidi
Bill Saidi
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Born Sylvester William Saidi
Died January 4, 2017
Kitwe, Zambia
Nationality Zimbabwe, Zambian
  • Journalist
  • Writer
Children Liz


Background and Career

Saidi was born at St David’s Mission, Marondera and educated in Zimbabwe. A writer and a journalist, he has had his work published in Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia and elsewhere and in magazines such as African Parade, New Writing from Zambia, Okike and the Negro Digest. They have also been published in various anthologies such as Voices of Zambia, and Norton’s Introduction to Literature (2010).


Short Stories


Saidi died on 4 January 2017 in Kitwe, Zambia.

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