Eswatini: Regina Twala Was a Towering Intellectual and Activist in Eswatini – but She Was Erased From History

January 19, 2023 | News Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
[The Conversation Africa] Born in South Africa and exiled to neighbouring Eswatini, Regina Twala was one of southern Africa's most important intellectuals: a pioneering writer, academic, political activist and feminist. Why, then, has she been all but forgotten? That's the question a new book sets out to answer. In the process Written Out: The Silencing of Regina Gelana Twala restores Twala to her rightful place in history. We spoke with the book's author, historian Joel Cabrita.

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