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African Women Writers Symposium 2011

The second African Women Writers Symposium will meet under the motto of “Dream, Speak, Read, Reclaim”: African women writers and women of African descent walk the talk, in order to take the next step of ‘walking the talk’ to women’s … Continue reading

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Africa Women Writers agree to network

Members of the committee Participants at the symposium Women’s words: African worlds: “Renewing a dialogue between African women writers and women of African descent” – convened by DAC for women writers, scholars and performers held on 25 and 26 August … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to the blog Women’s Words: African Worlds, which is dedicated to promotion of women’s writings and is part of the South African Women’s Month celebrations. The 2010 Women Month’s celebrations theme, “working together for Equal Opportunities and Progress for … Continue reading

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Miriam Tlali

Miriam Tlali was born in Doornfontein, Johannesburg in 1933 and grew up in Sophiatown. Tlali enrolled at the University of Witwatersrand, but was not admitted due to the reservation of positions for white students. She later went to University of … Continue reading

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Fiona Lloyd

Fiona is a South African journalist who is the co-founder of Reporting for Peace, an organization that teaches journalists how to report effectively on conflicts. She is also one of the cofounders of WICSA: Southern African Women in Contemporary Culture.

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