Join Khulu Radebe and Jeff Kelly Lowenstein at the Johannesburg launch of Comrade King (15 Aug)
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Khulu Radebe had had a full life. Then, at the age of 50, he discovered that he was a king.

Jacana Media invite you to join Khulu Radebe and Jeff Kelly Lowenstein at the launch of Comrade King.

As a teenager, Khulu Radebe was part of the Alexandra Township 1976 uprisings. Arrested and sent to Robben Island, he was one of the youngest prisoners there. Returning to Alex, he participated in the township’s 1986 Six Days War. Radebe joined the armed struggle, repeatedly dodging death from the enemy and from fellow MK soldiers in Angola.

At age 50, and proving a prophet’s prediction correct, Khulu Radebe learned about his royal roots. He was informed that he was the ruler of the AmaHlubi people of the Embo Nation, a nation that stretches along the east coast of Africa.

In chronicling his extraordinary life and times in this landmark autobiography, Radebe, in a humane and vivid way, chronicles too the revolutionary path for freedom in South Africa. Alexandra Township in Johannesburg is a central character in this book and Radebe reveals an astonishing story of the post-1990 war between Inkatha and the ANC in Alex.

Gripping, bold and original, Comrade King is an unforgettable story.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023
Time: 18:00 for 18:30
Venue: Exclusive Books Rosebank Mall, Joburg
RSVP:, use Comrade King EB Rosebank Mall launch in the subject line.
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Categories Non-fiction South Africa

Tags Book events Book launches Comrade King Exclusive Books Jacana Media Jeff Kelly Lowenstein Johannesburg Khulu Radebe

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