Black South Africans have a lot of stories to tell and to write.Their stories are heart rending,nerve wrecking, thought provoking,memorable and timeless.People in black townships have suffered a great deal and has experienced several traumas that include discrimination , rape , violence , educational poverty , material poverty , hunger and displacements .These people have been also at the receiving hand of political propaganda , oppressive apartheid era regime, zealotry, expediency and corruption . They have become pawns pimped by preceding regimes of black and white leadership. Black township communities have many stories for their people. These stories remain both knowledge libraries and literary heritage for generations . The book is the best place where stories,experiences, challenges and solutions should be placed in.
Literary tourism is the soul beat of our villages and cities. In 2017 the EThekwini formerly City of Durban was awarded the City of Literature status by UNESCO through the Creative Cities Network and it has become the first African city to garner this acclaim. EThekwini boasts of a myriad of literary arts exhibitions … Continue reading LINDA MBONAMBI( ABM unit of eThekwini Municipality) AND HIS PASSION FOR BOOK AND LITERARY ARTS CULTURE by Mbizo Chirasha,