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The River


Thuso “Cobra” Mokoena

Cobra, as Thuso is commonly known, is Thato and Malefu’s first born and eldest child. Born in the squatter camps of Cullinan, Cobra has been a rebel from a young age who has gone against his parents’ expectations. He is an angry man who feels cheated by a failed social system he believes hasn’t been able to deliver a better life for him and his family. He steals his way through life.