Sol Plaatje

 
Conversing across a century with thinker, author and politician Sol T Plaatje
Conversing across a century with thinker, author and politician Sol T Plaatje
Sol T. Plaatje is a fairly familiar name in South Africa. Born Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje on 9 October 1876, he is often remembered as one of the founding members, and first general secretary,...
It's lit at the M&G's book fest
It's lit at the M&G's book fest
How much has storytelling in South Africa changed over the past 100 years? The seventh annual M&G Literary Festival, affectionately known as...
'Native life' 100 after Sol Plaatje published it
'Native life' 100 after Sol Plaatje published it
Sol T Plaatje’s ground-breaking work Native Life in South Africa was published 100 years ago in 1916. Janet Remmington, Brian...
‘Healing’ poets up for Sol Plaatje Poetry Award
‘Healing’ poets up for Sol Plaatje Poetry Award
Three poems have been shortlisted from the more than 600 submitted for the 2016 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award.
M&G's Litfest takes flight, honouring Sol Plaatje on his 140th anniversary
M&G's Litfest takes flight, honouring Sol Plaatje on his 140th anniversary
The seventh annual M&G Literary Festival, popularly known as the Litfest, will take place at Sci-Bono in Newtown, Johannesburg, on October 8 and 9....
A novel look at diaspora and identity
A novel look at diaspora and identity
DIASPORA AND IDENTITY IN SOUTH AFRICAN FICTION by JU Jacobs(University of KwaZulu-Natal Press)...
The human face of colonialism
The human face of colonialism
What if imperialist Cecil John Rhodes had known ANC founding father Sol Plaatje? Would history have juddered on to a different path? Would values...

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