The press published numerous works in English, isiXhosa and other African languages in the first half of the 20th century, and was instrumental in launching the careers of a number of prominent black writers and creating a body of literary writing in isiXhosa and other African languages.
The director was R.W.H. Shepherd (19**-19**).
Among the plays published by the press were H.I.E. Dhlomo’s The Girl Who Killed to Save (1935/6), Iziganeko ZomKristu by E.W. Oules (n.d.), Zangen’iinkomo by M.L. Mbidlana (1954), Bhut’Lizo ndixolele by N. Mbekeni & P.M. Ntloko (1979), .
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