31 July 2004
During the final poetry performance at the Urban Voices Festival, South African poet, journalist and former gangster who turned community activist, Don Mattera, widely known as Bra Zinga, announced that he was withdrawing from public performances. Mattera is now deeply involved in improving the community of Eldorado Park, in which he lives. Source: This Day, August 2, 2004, p. 3. www.joburg.org.za