Dr Lutz van Dijk is a writer, historian and human rights activist. He wasn't allowed entry to South Africa until 1994. Since 2001 he is a founding co-director of the HOKISA Children's Home in Masiphumelele (www.hokisa.co.za). His book "A History of Africa" (preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu) is told exclusively with African voices. His novel "Themba" has been made into an international movie in 2010.
Daily Maverick © All rights reserved