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Press Release: SALA honoured fourteen South Africa’s authors

Press Release SALA honoured fourteen South Africa’s authors at the 10th South African Literary Awards on the 7th November 2015, Tshwane Events centre, Pretoria. Receiving the awards were: CATEGORY LANGUAGE NAME & SURNAME BOOK TITLE/ OEUVRE 1. First-time Published Author Award English Carol Campbell   My Children Have Faces 2. k Sello Duiker Memorial Literary Award English Zukiswa Wanner London,…read more →

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Media release – SALA Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

SALA CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ADVANCING OUR LITERARY HERITAGE Celebrating 10 years of growth and exhilarating success, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) will honour over ten South African authors at a celebratory awards ceremony to be held at Tshwane Events Centre, Tshwane, Gauteng Province on November 7, 2015. The prestigious South African Literary Awards were founded in 2005 by…read more →

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2015 Conference Media Release

Prof Micere Mugo, Scholars and Authors to add value to 4th International African Writer’s Conference Prof Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo, the world-renowned poet, playwright, literary critic and scholar, will headline the 4th Africa Century International African Writers’ Conference on 6th and 7th November 2015, Tshwane Events Centre and Little Theatre, Tshwane. Prof Mugo will deliver the 4th International African Writers Day…read more →

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Declaration Against Afrophobia/Xenophobia/Misanthropy

Declaration Against Afrophobia/Xenophobia/Misanthropy 25 April 2015, Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, Houghton, Joburg We, the people gathered here today, as here undersigned, comprising:   Writers Artists Poets Activists Academics Students and children Lawyers Theatre practitioners Performers Dancers Storytellers Filmmakers Photographers Video producers, Craftmakers Administrators Wish to state unequivocally that we are part and parcel of the African communities and are…read more →

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2014 South African Literary Awards Finalists Announced

After a protracted process of adjudication, the Adjudication Panel of the South African Literary Awards have picked 19 finalists out of 123 authors who submitted their books for the 9th edition of the popular SALA Awards, across all the official languages in South Africa. “We are delighted at the growth of these prestigious South African Literary Awards”, said Prof Zodwa…read more →

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Dr Samia Nkrumah, Scholars and Authors to add value to International African Writer’s Conference, South African Literary Awards

Five luminaries will headline this year’s African Writers’ Conference scheduled for National Library of South Africa, Tshwane on Friday, 7th November 2014. The conference is a prelude to the South African Literary Awards prize giving ceremony to be held later that evening at the same venue. Billed to deliver papers at the Conference is award-winning Ghanaian academic and daughter of…read more →

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Address by Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa at the opening of the 3rd Africa Century International African Writers Conference, National Library of South Africa, Pretoria 07 Nov 2014

2014, 3rd Africa Century International African Writers Conference, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, National Library of South Africa, SALA Programme Director, Chairperson of the SALA Board, Prof Zodwa Motsa Managing Director of the wRite Associates, Mr Raks Seakhoa Our National Poet Laureate, Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile Honourable Samia Yaba Nkrumah Members of the Media, Delegates to the Africa Century International African…read more →

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TOWARDS AFRICA’S SOCIO-CULTURAL LIBERATION – SAMIA YABA NKRUMAH

THE 3RD INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN WRITERS DAY LECTURE BY THE HON. SAMIA YABA NKRUMAH ON 7TH NOVEMBER 2014 AT THE AFRICA CENTURY INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN WRITERS CONFERENCE, NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SOUTH AFRICA, TSHWANE, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA The Minister of Arts and Culture, the Honourable Nathi Mthethwa Comrade Raks Morakabe Seakhoa, Managing Director of the wRite associates, the founding and prime movers…read more →

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