Celebs Reacts To The Passing Of Credo Mutwa

He was a renowned traditional healer.

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:49 PM  | Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa  | Drama

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SA renowned traditional healer and author, Credo Mutwa has died at the age of 98. Credo was famously known for his philosophies and passion for telling African stories.

His foundation announced the news of his death this morning. Credo's latest work was a graphic novel called the Tree of Life Trilogy based on the writings of his most famous book, Indaba my Children.

In 2018 he was honoured with an USIBA award, presented by the department of arts and culture. The ANC has also issued a statement and said, Credo will be remembered for his predictions of key events including the assassination of Chris Hani.

“He devoted most of his energy towards preserving African culture and challenging the tendency to relegate African cultural practices and beliefs to myths and superstitions. The once vibrant storyteller and traditional healer is respected for his role in advocating for the use of traditional medicines and discovering the origins of mankind. During his active years as a shaman, Mutwa travelled across the country in search of hidden truth and culture" said Pule Mabe in a statement.

Celebs including the likes of Simphiwe Dana and Samkelo Ndlovu, have also reacted to the news of his passing and paid tribute to him.

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