Reading Noni Jabavu in 2017

She was born nearly a hundred years ago, this lady Noni Jabavu (1919 – 2008). She saw the light of life in the Eastern Cape (South Africa). At a later time she entered the world of letters. She worked as an editor and she wrote two book about her life.

Athambile Masola has a closer look at her life story. Reads her story here

Pioneer: Noni Jabavu in her job as editor of New Strand magazine in London in 1961. Photo: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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