South African Author Credo Mutwa Dies, Aged 98



The late Credo Mutwa

Distinguished South African author and traditional healer, Credo Mutwa, passed on in the early hours of today, Wednesday, March 25,2020, aged 98.

The celebrated author of many books, was also a cultural historian, painter, sculptor and mystic prophet, revered for his accurate prediction of world events, the most recent of which was the United States in conflict with Iran.

He was also the man who, during the years of struggles against Apartheid in South Africa, predicted the 1976 Soweto uprisings and the killing of Chris Hani.

Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa in Soweto, South Africa, 1997.

Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa, a Zulu Sangoma and Sanusi traditional healer, was also renowned for his accurate prophecies, as well as for his efforts in preserving African culture, through literature and his other works.

His very first book, Indaba, My Children, was published in 1960, while his most recent work, Woman Of Four Paths: The Strange Story Of A Black Woman In South Africa, was released in 2007.

Mutwa was a recipient of several awards, including the Usiba award from South Africa’s Department of Arts and Culture.

Photos: Courtesy, Gallo Images/City Press/Muntu Vilakazi (Top);

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