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A K Soga

Allan Kirkland (A.K.) Soga was the son of the famous Tiyo Soga (1829 - 1871), a Xhosa missionary and translator of the Bible and the first ordained black minister in South Africa, and his wife Janet Burnside, a Scotswoman. A.K. Soga was a government official at Kentani who later became involved in journalism and politics.

For further information see:
Tiyo Soga (1983) The Journal and Selected Writings of Tiyo Soga Grahamstown, South Africa: Balkema Press
A. Wilkes (1968) ‘Soga, Tiyo’ in (ed) W.J. de Kock Dictionary of South African Biography¬† Vol I Pretoria: National Council for Social Research, pp. 758 - 759
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