TOP HONOURS FOR IN­DIGE­NOUS LAN­GUAGE

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The SA Book Devel­op­ment Coun­cil this week recog­nised the ef­forts of African-lan­guage au­thors and pub­lish­ers.

The In­dige­nous Lan­guages Pub­lish­ing Pro­gramme Awards took place in Sand­ton and were at­tended by in­dus­try af­fi­ciona­dos. Rang­ing from chil­dren’s fic­tion and short sto­ries to nov­els, the awards, which ex­clude works pub­lished in English and Afrikaans, aim to en­cour­age more lit­er­a­ture writ­ten in a mother tongue.

Among the win­ners were

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