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We did it! Over 1 million children read to

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February, 13th 2018
The Nal’ibali national reading-for-enjoyment campaign called on all in South Africa to read aloud to the children in their lives in recognition of World Read Aloud Day. World Read Aloud Day was started by LitWorld to celebrate the power and beauty of words, and advocate for children’s rights to read and write. Nal’ibali Ambassadors and Nal’ibali partners were encouraged to print out the story and share it within...
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Helping parents and children get set up for the new year

Posted on
January, 18th 2018
Xolisa Guzula The new year has started and as parents and caregivers we are preparing our children for the start of the new school year. Our children are transitioning from one grade to another and from one phase to another, and each phase or grade has its new challenges. I can see from social media updates that parents are already getting anxious about helping their...
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Meet Zukiswa Wanner: Our WRAD storyteller

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January, 15th 2018
There is no doubt that Zukiswa Wanner is one of South Africa's most talented authors and storytellers. Her debut novel, The Madam, was published in 2006 and since then Zukisw'a has remained relevant and one of the most important voices of our time. This year's World Read Aloud Day story, 'The final minute' was written by Zukiswa. She will also be the storyteller at the...
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