Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa (1587 words)

Elena Brugioni (UNICAMP Universidade Estadual de Campinas); Fernanda Gallo (UNICAMP Universidade Estadual de Campinas)
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Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa is the pseudonym in the Tsonga language of Francisco Esaú Cossa, an important Mozambican writer, born on August 1st, 1957 in the village of Inhaminga, in the central province of Sofala. Accompanying his parents, both nurses, he moved while still a child to Zambezia province where he lived in various places over the course of his childhood and adolescence, before enrolling at Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM), in 1977, following the political recommendations of the first president Samora Machel. The mobilization of these young people, who became known as the ‘8th of March Generation’, aimed to train teachers and educate the Mozambican population largely ignored by the …

Citation: Brugioni, Elena, Fernanda Gallo. "Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 07 June 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14288, accessed 20 June 2021.]

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