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Es’kia Mphahlele (1919-2008)

Date Released: Fri, 31 October 2008 12:33 +0200

South Africa’s preeminent man of letters and philosophy, Es’kia Mphahlele, born Ezekiel Mphahlele in Marabastad (the “Sophiatown of Pretoria”) in 1919, has died. [Photo: AP Photo/Simon Mathebula, Sunday Times, 2003].

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