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Writer
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Poet, Journalist, Writer

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Poet, Writer, Painter

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Poet, Singer, Writer

John Langalibalele DubeJohn Langalibalele Dube
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Essayist

Ingrid JonkerIngrid Jonker
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Poet, Writer
Dennis BrutusDennis Brutus
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Author

Benedict Wallet VilakaziBenedict Wallet Vilakazi
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Author

William PlomerWilliam Plomer
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Writer
Bernard Binlin DadiéBernard Binlin Dadié
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Novelist

Samuel Edward Krune MqhayiSamuel Edward Krune Mqhayi
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Dramatist
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Poet

Lewis NkosiLewis Nkosi
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Author

C. Louis LeipoldtC. Louis Leipoldt
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Poet

Oswald Mbuyiseni MtshaliOswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali
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Poet

Uys KrigeUys Krige
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Writer
Jack CopeJack Cope
03 June 1913
Novelist

D. F. MalherbeD. F. Malherbe
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Novelist

William Wellington GqobaWilliam Wellington Gqoba
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Poet

F.T. PrinceF.T. Prince
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Poet
Jean-Joseph RabéariveloJean-Joseph Rabéarivelo
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Poet