SIKHAHLEL' U - OR, a praise poem for Oliver Tambo

: Serote (M.)

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126pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2019

 

Foreword by Thabo Mbeki.

Oliver Tambo served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1967 to 1991. He died in 1993.

Poet, novelist, political activist and ANC Member of Parliament, Mongane Wally Serote was born in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, in 1944. He is South Africa's National Poet Laureate, the recipient of the 1993 Noma Award for Publishing in Africa, and the 1994 Pablo Neruda Award from the Chilean government. In 2007 he received the Order of Ikhamanga (Silver) for his contribution to literature, and in 2012 he won the Golden Wreath Award for his achievements in the field of poetry.