A prestigious blue plaque was recently unveiled on the old offices and printing works of Bantu World, the first national publication aimed solely at a black readership. Below are a few details on the history and significance of the site compiled by Tsica Heritage Consultants for the City of Joburg.




Roy Macnab (1923 - 2004) was a South African poet, journalist, broadcaster, diplomat and author. He used all these considerable talents in researching and compiling this book, published in 1962. This book is perfect for the armchair traveller, we are reminded that we are a country of immigrants and that South Africa like other colonies and the "new world" was a demographic melting pot.