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Poet Kgositsile was brave, committed, says SA Deputy President Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, January 16  – South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa paid homage to poet and political activist William Keorapetse Kgositsile on Tuesday, describing him as committed, brave and never deterred by the brutal apartheid regime. “After the Sharpeville massacre in 1960, activists streamed out of the country to wage a fierce fight against apartheid from […]

Entertainment In The News South Africa

SA national poet laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile to be remembered

JOHANNESBURG, January 11 – Internationally renowned poet and stalwart of South Africa’s liberation struggle, Keorapetse Kgositsile, will be remembered in an official memorial service to be held at the Johannesburg City Hall on Thursday. Kgositsile, a national poet laureate and popularly known by his pen name “Bra Willie”, died at age 79 last week after […]