Can Themba

Greatest Africans: Remembering Can Themba

 95 years ago, a writer whose literary work and reputation would grow increasingly significant in the South African literary landscape was born. Daniel Canodoce “Can” Themba!  He was born in Marabastad, Pretoria in 1924. He saw through h...

Katlego Mereko·6 months ago

The Suit: Can Themba’s Magnum Opus

In the early 1960s, amidst State panic due to the Positive-Action Campaign against Pass Laws - which brought apartheid to its knees - & bogged down by continental and international pressures of political decolonisation, a few friends...

Katlego Mereko·6 months ago