Tatamkhulu Afrika

Tatamkhulu Afrika, born Ismail Joubert, was a South African poet whose first novel was published when he was 17 years old. Between this first book, Broken Earth, and his subsequent collections, 50 years elapsed. Throughout his lifetime, he won several literary awards, including the Molteno Award for lifetime services to South African literature.

Nothing’s Changed

The poem, ‘Nothing’s Changed’ by Tatmkhulu Afrika, talks about the rampant apartheid system in District Six near Cape Town in South Africa, and explores racism.