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Mma Afrika: Theto Ya Segagešo

by Tlou Setumu

Mma Afrika, a collection of poems in Sepedi, celebrates ancient traditions and the roots of human civilisation in Africa. Sepedi being the language of the Pedi has its own characteristics and these poems showcase both its uniqueness and richness.


Tlou Setumu is a poet, novelist and writer of non-fiction. He is deeply involved in exploring the language and history of the Pedi and is well known in Limpopo, being the provincial director of the South African Heritage agency. His championing of the vernacular is a statement that indigenous languages should not be marginalized or neglected despite the supremacy of English. His examination of Pedi culture is interspersed with deeply personal poems that are universal in nature.


ISBN 9780981406800
Published 2013
Publisher Botsotso Publishing, South Africa
Format Paperback