She will be remembered for her outstanding literary work which earned her several accolades and honours including the Order of Ikhamanga which was bestowed on her for her excellent intellectual achievements and contribution to the development of literature in South Africa. We wish to convey our deepest condolences to her family, relatives and all in the arts and culture industry.
May her soul rest in peace,” President Zuma said.
Ms Tlali is the author of the renowned novel called Muriel at Metropolitan” published in 1975. She also wrote, amongst others, internationally acclaimed black consciousness novel “Amandla” in 1980.
Dr Bongani Ngqulunga
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