Programme History – 2011

 Timeline  Discussants  Facilitators  Theme
24th September 2011 Prof. William GumedeMr. Leslie Gumede TBC Book Discussion: The Poverty of IdeasSouth African Democracy and the Retreat of Intellectuals.
Thembi Mkhizwane Kiddies session: Reading in indigenous languages-
Sindiswa Seakhoa Teens Session: My Language is my pride
Sindiswa Seakhoa and Marcia Tladi Books Discussion: Words by Women today (please specify the books titles
Lerato Tseu Kiddies session: Present for my mother
27th August 2011 Ms Sonti Ledwaba, Ms Veronica Mathebula, and Zukiswa Wanner Toto Mubenga Teens session:Poetry reading and performances dedicated to women in the world.
23rd July 2011 Dr. Mcebisi Ndletyana Mr. Leslie Dikeni Book discussion: African intellectuals in the 19th and early 20th century.
Lerato Sebata Kiddies session: Reading and storytelling
Maserame Madingoane Teens session: Poetry reading and performances
25th June 2011 Mr. Walter Chakela, Dr. Duma ka Ndlovu,and Mr. Maishe Maponya Raks Seakhoa Literary Talk: Celebration of the Miriam Tlali Reading & Book Club’s 2nd anniversary and honouring poet and social activist ,recipient of the SALA Posthumous award 2006, Ingoapele Madingoane
Portia Mahange Kiddies session: Reading and writing
Maserame Madingoane Teens session: Storytelling and Reading
21st May 2011 Mr. Mike Muendane Mr. Mosala Huma Book discussion: The leader South Africa Never Had
Pride Mthethwa Kiddies session: Pride MthethwaStorytelling
Precious Masuku Teens session: Poetry Reading
23 April 2011 Mr. Victor Molele Mr.Mosala Huma Book discussion: Sphaya k Mapai
Pride Mthethwa Kiddies session: Storytelling
Toto Mubenga Teens Session: Poetry Reading and Writing
26th March 2011 Mr. Achmat Dangor and Mr.Siphiwo Mahala Raks Seakhoa Literary Talk: Literature is a human wRite
26th February 2011 Bishop Makobe, MTNtsiki Mazwai and Lesego Motsepe Sindiswa Seakhoa Literary Talk: Celebrating Mother tongue through poetry and reading.
Fanta Jabbie Kiddies session: A tale of a Swati princess
Marcia Tlali Teens session: Poetry writing, performance and music