READ TO WIN! STORY AND COMPETITION
On her first day at high school, Aimée Mwamba loses her lucky coin. It was given to her by her grandmother before she fled the civil war in the DRC. So when she drops it, and handsome, charming Mandla picks it up, she is determined to get it back. But why has he kept it? Find out in this beautiful love story, sponsored by the UNHCR: Finders Keepers or Uma Uzitholele Kusuke Kungeyakho.
Read to stand in line to win! This story is linked to a competition… an ASUS Notebook computer and Mxit Moola are up for grabs. Click here for the details (NB: You must be logged into Mxit to enter).
HAIKU WINNERS ANNOUNCED
It was a tough job… but we did it! The winners of the haiku competition have been announced. Mbali Nhlumayo was the lucky winner of the Blackberry 9320 and there were five runners-up. Click here to see the winning entries!
MORE FROM SIYAGRUVA!
Brunette, Shelley and Samantha hit the glam life of the clubs, the fashion shoots, the offers of contracts that all exist in Maputo. Find out what happens in A Mozambican Summer. It’s just m15 (15c) per chapter or m120 (R1.20) for the whole book. There’s lots more… check out Big Reads!
THE DIARY OF ZINZI ZWANE
Zinzi’s BACK! Find out what’s happening in her life in… The Diary of Zinzi Zwane.
- The School Dance: Dikeledi knows the rich kids at Eastend Academy – they don’t want anything to do with the poor scholarship kids and Dikeledi wants nothing to do with them either. That is, until Reginald arrives…
- Bad Business: When his manager starts to demand Sipho do things outside of his job description, he feels trapped. But he’s fresh out of matric and needs the job…
- Moment of Glory : Sexy, popular Gloria is admired by many. But, she only wants her friend Tansey’s love interest: Jonathan. She’s prepared to go to great lengths to manipulate. Will she be successful?
- The Grizzly Bear Gang: Bra Slash believes a gang is operating in his township. His friends don’t believe him but after some murders, they are forced to see that ruthless killers are at large…
- All that glitters: Marcus witnesses a robbery at the bank and notices that the robber is wearing a distinctive gold earring. When his sister visits with her new boyfriend, who is also wearing that same type of earring, Marcus doesn’t know what to do.
There’s more in Mo-Books.
PAPERIGHT YOUNG WRITERS ANTHOLOGY 2013
The Paperight Young Writers’ Anthology 2013 – a new multilingual literary anthology of original short stories, essays, poetry and illustrations by South African high school students – is now out. You can buy a copy at any Paperight-registered copy shop. Visit Paperight to find your nearest outlet. The Black Nation and A Better Life for All? are reproduced with permission on FunDza.
- My ex and other short essays: Short essays reflecting on past loves and lost loves.
- My love pledge to her: A pledge to undying love…
- iThemba lami lafiphala: Inganekwane yesiZulu engezinkinga azibangw’ amahlebezi. Yizwa kwenzakaleni uma uThandeka esolwa ngokuzwana nothisha-ntloko wesikolo.
- The Betrayal: Here I am, at home in my room, with a rope on one hand and a letter on the other. Not knowing what pushed me into considering this foolish attempt. What happened that night was the worst of all.
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