The Lovedale Press is dying, with it a priceless piece of black intellectual history

13 October 2019 - 00:00

Roughly translated, siphila kwelez’ thunzela could be understood as “we are living as the walking dead”. These words were uttered by a dejected book press co-owner who has spent 20 years of his life trying to keep an important part of South African history going.

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