Mandla Langa, writer and poet. He lived in exile for 19 years. In 1991 he was awarded the Arts Council of Great Britain Bursary for creative writing, the first for a South African. He has held various ANC posts abroad, such as Cultural Representative in the UK and Western Europe. He was Vice-Chairperson of the successful africa95 Festival in London. He is the author and lyricist of Milestones (Milestones (musical)).
Source: National Arts Festival programme, 1999.
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