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MAZISI KUNENE ?

WHO WAS 

MAZISI KUNENE IS A WELL KNOWN SOUTH AFRICAN POET AND AN ANTI-APARTHEID ACTIVIST. 

THE SOUTH AFRICAN POET WAS BORN ON 12TH MAY 1930, IN A SOUTH AFRICAN PROVINCE KNOWN AS KWAZULU NATAL.

HE BECAME AN  ADVOCATE FOR  PRESERVING THE  ZULU POETIC TRADITIONS.

HE WROTE HIS FIRST POEM 'EMPEROR SHAKA THE GREAT' IN 1979.

WHEN HE WAS 11  YEARS OLD, HE BEGAN WRITING THE ZULU  LANGUAGE.

HE STUDIED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NATAL. AND HE BECAME THE PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN LITERATURE. 

MAZISI KUNENE  PASSED AWAY ON 11TH AUGUST 2006 IN SOUTH AFRICA.

IN HONOR OF MAZISI'S 92TH BIRTHDAY, GOOGLE CAME OUT WITH HIS DOODLE.

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