The South African education and arts sector has been robbed of a veteran and talented writer, author and traditional healer Credo Mutwa who has quite recently passed on.
Aged 98, passed on in the early long hours of Wednesday morning.
However, The Credo Mutwa establishment is yet to give an official explanation or some other information according to his demise, the causes or memorial service plans.
Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa born in KwaZulu Natal, was a very much accomplished writer who was honoured for writing books that were centred on exploring the African mythology and traditional Zulu folklore.
According to Celeb Gossip Mutwa’s latest masterpiece is a realistic novel titled the “Tree of Life Trilogy” writting this book, he was roused by the works of his most well known book, “Indaba My Children” from which the novel is based.
Mutwa is an award winning artist whose work was exceptionally perceived.
He was honoured with a USIBA award presented by the South African Department of Arts and Culture, for his work in Indigenous Wisdom.
The philosopher is also renowned for his conjectures of significant occasions in the nation.
He anticipated the 1976 Youth Uprising, the reviewing of the former President Thabo Mbeki and the murder of Chris Hani.
The sad news of his death is being received with great shock as tributes begin coming in for the spiritual leader, author and legendary storyteller.
He is also recognised across Africa as a prophet – a doctor – a diviner – a scientist – a storyteller and an artist but more importantly – it has been said that he carries the secret knowledge of this continent called Africa.