It is always the right time to award a literary prize. These prizes abound. This time some news from South Africa. Melissa Volker has received a prize. Read more about it here.
Two members a the South African branch of PEN have received Literary Awards. They received the awards form the Brittle Paper. Read more about it here.
Does a president need a second salary? Will there be enough pay in his salary as a president to serve the people? In a book written by Jacques Pauw he suggests that Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa, received payment by a tycoon, to make things easier for this tycoon. In his book The President’s … Continue reading Zuma was paid a ‘salary’ by tender tycoon, claims book
A number of 52 countries will be present at the international book fair at the capital city of Algeria. The country of South Africa is the guest of honour. Senegal and The Cameroons will be present for the very first time. There is also a large number of Algerian publishing houses present at this fair. … Continue reading le Salon international du livre d’Alger s’ouvre sur fond de polémiques
Where would we be without our languages? Maybe you only speak and read English. Others have two or more languages at their disposal. Some languages have millions and millions speakers. Other languages are at the brink of extinction. Some languages have many speakers, but they are in a position of a minority. In South Africa … Continue reading Wie is ons sonder ons tale?
She came all the way from London (United Kingdom), she followed her heart and an affair of the heart and moved to South Africa. Here Nancy Richards answers 10 questions, for she has initiated two years ago “The Woman’s Library Cape Town”. It is a woman’s zone, not just a library, it is more. What … Continue reading 10 Questions for Nancy Richards