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Department of Arts and Culture
RSVPThe cultural performances on the evening of Wednesday 25 August at 8pm as well as the literary symposium on 25 and 26 August requires that both media and the public RSVP to Ms Roshnie Moonsammy on email firstname.lastname@example.org or calling her on +27(0)11726 6916. Or Zodwa Shongwe on +27(0) 11 720 7009 or +27826106274 and email:email@example.com. Ms Moonsammy runs the Urban Voices Festival and has recently worked with women inmates on Serious Fun at Sun City 2010.
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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
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.
Margaret Busby OBE is an award-winning writer. Editor. Criti c. Consultant and broadcaster. She edited Daughters of Africa:An International Anthology of words and writing by women of African descent (1992), and has contributed to many publications. Margaret is also an … Continue reading
The rural community of Ixopo, where Lauretta Ngcobo was born and brought up, is described in her novel, And They Didn’t Die (1990). She praises the unsung heroines, the rural women, whose struggles and complexities in harsh environments were further … Continue reading
Henrietta Rose-Innes is a South African novelist andshort-story writer. She has published a collection of short stories, Homing, and two novels: Shark’s Egg and The Rock Alphabet. In 2008 she won the Caine Prize for African Writing, for which she … Continue reading
Karabo Kgomotso Kgoleng joined SAfm in 2007 as a presenter of the weekly on-air programme SAfm Literature. For the past two years she has been promoting literature and language, interviewing local and international authors such as Salman Rushdie, Ben Okri … Continue reading