(1924-1968) Teacher, journalist and short story writer who described city life.
Worked for Drum and Golden City Post before moving to Manzini in Swaziland, where he died. A collection of his stories, The World of Can Themba, edited by Essop Patel, was published in 1985.
Can Themba and South African theatre
In 2002 a dance version of the play was developed and performed at the Baxter Theatre by ** as part of the *** Dance Indaba.
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