His Story is History

His Story is History

by Tlou Setumu

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This book is a real life story, autobiography, of Tlou Setumu, who was born, grew up and went to school in the rural, impoverished Makgabeng area in the north-western part of Limpopo Province, South Africa. He matriculated in 1983 at GH Franz high school.
Owing to his poor family background (he was raised by a single, sickly mother), he did not have funds to continue with higher education studies. He became private teacher and was self-taught as he studied privately until obtaining BA degree in 1993 with UNISA.
In 1994 he enrolled and completed Higher Education Diploma at the University of the North. He obtained BA Honours at UNISA in 1998, and in 2001 completed MA degree at the University of Pretoria. He enrolled for PhD degree in History at RAU (currently UJ), but later moved the programme to the University of Limpopo, where the programme was completed in 2010.
Tlou worked for the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) as a volunteer, and then researcher from 2001. He later established Limpopo Heritage Resources Authority (LIHRA) in 2004 while employed in the Limpopo Department of Sport, Arts and Culture. He later worked at the Robben Island museum as Head of the Department of Public Heritage Education.
By 2018 he was serving as a heritage practitioner in Limpopo Province, specialising mainly on the Blouberg-Makgabeng-Senwabarwana area.



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BN ID: 2940163251872
Publisher: Tlou Setumu
Publication date: 06/09/2019
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Tlou Setumu was born, grew up and went to school in the rural, impoverished Makgabeng area in the north-western part of Limpopo Province, South Africa. He started Sub-A at Noko-Tlou lower primary in 1972, and proceeded to Mogohlong higher primary, then matriculated in 1983 at GH Franz high school. Owing to his poor family background (he was raised by a single, sickly mother), he did not have funds to continue with higher education studies. He became private teacher and was self-taught as he studied privately until obtaining BA degree in 1993 with University of South Africa (UNISA). In 1994 he enrolled and completed Higher Education Diploma at the University of the North (current University of Limpopo). He obtained BA Honours at UNISA in 1998, and in 2001 completed MA degree at the University of Pretoria. He enrolled for PhD degree in History at Rand Afrikaanse Universiteit (currently University of Johannesburg), but later moved the programme to the University of Limpopo, where the programme was completed in 2010. He became a volunteer for the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) and later worked as researcher from 2001. He later established Limpopo Heritage Resources Authority (LIHRA) in 2004 while employed in the Limpopo Department of Sport, Arts and Culture. He later worked at the Robben Island museum as Head of the Department of Public Heritage Education. He is currently heritage practitioner in Limpopo Province, specialising mainly on the Blouberg-Makgabeng-Senwabarwana (BMS) area. (www.mak-herp.co.za).

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