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  • Press release – 11 October 2017

    Press release For immediate release: 11 October 2017 South Africa’s National Poet Laureate, Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile, will be honoured the third time running by a lecture in his name, by the wRite associates and the Department of Afrikaans and Theory of Literature, UNISA, at Keorapetse Kgositsile 3rd annual lecture, delivered by the legendary author, poet, […]

  • The 2016 South African Literary Awards Nominees

    PRESS RELEASE 7th October 2016 The 2016 South African Literary Awards Nominees Are Announced. Celebrating 11th anniversary of their existence, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) have shortlisted eighteen (18) authors from a total of one hundred and thirty-two (132) submissions received for 2016. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony on […]

  • Media Release – PROF PITIKA NTULI, SCULPTOR,POET, WRITER ANDACADEMIC DELIVERS THE 3RD HUGH MASEKELA ANNUAL LECTURE

    Media Release            Media Release            Media Release PROF PITIKA NTULI, SCULPTOR,POET, WRITER ANDACADEMIC DELIVERS THE 3RD HUGH MASEKELA ANNUAL LECTURE “My biggest obsession is to show Africans and the world who the people of Africa really are.” Hugh RamapoloMasekela In honour of Bro Hugh Masekela– the world-renowned flugelhornist, trumpeter, bandleader, composer, singer, social, cultural and political […]

  • Press Release: SALA honoured fourteen South Africa’s authors

    Press Release SALA honoured fourteen South Africa’s authors at the 10th South African Literary Awards on the 7th November 2015, Tshwane Events centre, Pretoria. Receiving the awards were: CATEGORY LANGUAGE NAME & SURNAME BOOK TITLE/ OEUVRE 1. First-time Published Author Award English Carol Campbell   My Children Have Faces 2. k Sello Duiker Memorial Literary […]

  • Media release – SALA Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

     Press Release SALA CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ADVANCING OUR LITERARY HERITAGE Celebrating 10 years of growth and exhilarating success, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) will honour over ten South African authors at a celebratory awards ceremony to be held at Tshwane Events Centre, Tshwane, Gauteng Province on November 7, 2015. The prestigious South African […]

  • 2015 Conference Media Release

    Prof Micere Mugo, Scholars and Authors to add value to 4th International African Writer’s Conference Prof Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo, the world-renowned poet, playwright, literary critic and scholar, will headline the 4th Africa Century International African Writers’ Conference on 6th and 7th November 2015, Tshwane Events Centre and Little Theatre, Tshwane. Prof Mugo will deliver the […]

  • THE MIRIAM TLALI READING & BOOK CLUB MAY INVITE

    THE MIRIAM TLALI READING & BOOK CLUB   INVITES YOU TO With the author: Victor Kgomoeswana Independent consultant who previously worked as adviser and representative of several listed and unlisted multinationals, guiding them in their expansion in the African continent   Facilitated by Liepollo Pheko Policy analyst, social entrepreneur, senior executive, thought leader and social […]

  • Hugh Masekela Annual Lecture In Kampala

    Ugandan Musician & Jazz Master Saxophonist, Isaiah Katumwa delivers the Inaugural Hugh Masekela Annual Lecture Beyond South African Borders “My biggest obsession is to show Africans and the world who the people of Africa really are.” Hugh Ramapolo Masekela Highly successful septuagenarian music legend Hugh Masekela remains a shining light in the world music stage. […]

  • Declaration Against Afrophobia/Xenophobia/Misanthropy

    25 April 2015, Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, Houghton, Joburg We, the people gathered here today, as here undersigned, comprising:   Writers Artists Poets Activists Academics Students and children Lawyers Theatre practitioners Performers Dancers Storytellers Filmmakers Photographers Video producers, Craftmakers Administrators Wish to state unequivocally that we are part and parcel of the African communities […]