J.J.R Jolobe

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Author and poet

First name: 
J.J.R
Last name: 
Jolobe
Date of birth: 
1902
Date of death: 
1976

James Ranisi Jolobe was best known for his collection of poems, Umyezo (1936). He also played a major role in the compilation and translation of the English-Xhosa-Afrikaans dictionary.

Last updated : 01-Nov-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011