Thank you to the following people: John Morrison, who gave me the idea to write this book, and who spent so much time looking for information for me; Heather Hughes for searching for an article about Bertha Mkhize and for a photograph of her, and for giving me useful information for the chapter about Bertha; Winnie Mahlangu of Radio Zulu and Mtoti Madlala (Masinga) for sharing information with me about K.E. Masinga; and Simon Mkhize for giving me so much of his time.

Thank you to the following people for their help in evaluating this book: Sylvia Ngcobo, Gretta Hulley, Regina Mthethwa, Zenzele Mdluli, Bhekezake Zulu and Mbuyiseni Khanyile of the University of Natal, Durban, English learners’ group; Simangele Thabete, Daphne Ngcobo, Virginia Khumalo, Mavis Mgojo and Maureen Mlanzi.