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The Story Bosso finalists are...

This year's Story Bosso contest received an overwhelming total of 6 317 entries from all over South Africa - by far our highest number of entries to date since we launched the contest in 2015. The entries we received were of a very high standard, which made choosing the best stories a tough process!
The theme for this year was intsomi (folktales). We held numerous events hosting storytelling performances across the country for the month of September. The contest was open to all members of the public, young and old alike, to tell us their favourite stories in their preferred South African language.

The 2017 finalists are...

Eastern Cape

1.Java Corr
2. Adelaide Paiva
3. Phemello Helleman
4. Matase Zendile

KwaZulu Natal

1.Thando Cele and Nkanyiso Qhobosheane
2. Bonga Mbambo
3. Sabelo Khomo
4. Nosihle Buthelezi


1.Maggy Matladi
2. Mahlodi Mamabolo 


1.Olwenene Nxala
2.Lethuxolo November
3.Violet Mononyane

North West

1.Hendrick Moses
2.Annah Gumbi


1.Tebesethu Vukasambe
2. Ntando Madonsela
3. Dimakatso Letsole

Free State

1.Lindiwe Makhoba
2.Retshogofaditswe Mekhoe
3.Sibusiso Motladile

Western Cape

1.Camagwini Arendse
2.Beaulah Plaatjies
3. Jacqueline Saaiman
4. Zanda Jabuse
5. Gaireyah Fredericks

Entries submitted by sign language participants

1.Henrico Adams
2.Habuku Jemane
3.Nodumo Same

Entries submitted via

1.Bongekile Shabalala
2.Magavhu Pfano

Entries submitted via WhatsApp

1.Maureen Ramsten
2.Mpho Aaron Masoa

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