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If we help children to read, and they do it often because they enjoy it, they will start to read better. If they read, they can learn; if they learn, the world opens up for them. This World Literacy Month, click here for a range of resources on how to get reading with the DG Murray Trust.


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Story of the Month

We have to go!

It was Tuesday and there was no school. All the children were meeting at the library for a special day. It was International Literacy Day and people all over the world were going to read and write and listen to stories on the same day. Neo was so excited...

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Are you SA's first Story Bosso?

This September, Nal’ibali is running a nationwide storytelling competition to find South Africa’s first ‘Story Bosso’. Aimed at reawakening a love of storytelling and reading among South Africans of all ages, the competition is calling for video and audio recordings of people telling or reading their favourite stories. From made-up stories to autobiographical stories, the shortlisted clips will be judged by celebrity judges that include Lebo Mashile, Nik Rabinowitz and Sindiwe Magona…

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