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According to Tradition
According to Tradition

According to Tradition

A Cultural Perspective on Current Affairs


250 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket, Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $22.95 (US $22.95) (CA $25.95)

Publication Date: April 2013

ISBN 9780987034786

Rights: WOR X ZA

Real African Publishers (Apr 2013)


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A thoughtful collection of newspaper articles and speeches, this book offers a compelling indigenous African perspective on contemporary issues and traditional values. With a framework for an alternative view on current affairs in South Africa, this new edition includes all of the original columns plus nine additional chapters, featuring speeches made to various organizations and articles published in Business Day, the Daily Dispatch, and Natal Witness.


"Phathekile Holomisa is the most eloquent and alert writer on traditional society in South Africa today. He writes beautifully and his book has to be essential to any understanding of how modern South Africa functions."  —Peter Bruce, editor, Business Day

Author Biography

Nkosi Phathekile Holomisa “Ah! Dilizintaba” is the traditional leader of amaHegebe in Mqanduli in the Eastern Cape and the president of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa. He is an advocate, African National Congress activist, and a member of Parliament.