SA poet and activist ‘Bra Willie’ dies

South Africa’s former poet laureate and anti-apartheid activist Keorapetse William Kgositsile, also known as “Bra Willie”, has died at the age of 79.

Kgositsile, who lived in exile in the US from 1962 to 1975, gained prominence with his 1971 poetry collection My Name is Afrika.

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