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02 August 2014

2014 ZIBF: Friday, August 1

Fun & Education at the Children's Reading Tent

Renowned writer and storyteller Ignatius T Mabasa telling and acting out a Shona tale to pupils

After storytelling, Mabasa asked a few questions and those who answered correctly walked away with Harare City Library prizes

Kimberly Dhliwayo (in red jacket) from Highlands Primary School getting her prize

Kimberly: "I am a winner!"

12 year old Nigel Chimurenga who is in Grade 7 at Tafara 1Government School also won a prize

The second session on ICT was mainly attended by high school students. Dorothy Dyer of FunDza Litaracy Trust read a few chapters from one of the teenage books called "Broken Promises" published under the Harmony  High series by Cover2Cover (South Africa).

Dyer explaining a point after reading. 

Mignon Hardie (FunDza) demonstrated how the students can download and read for free the rest of "Broken Promises" and other teen fiction on their cell phones.

Writer Paradzayi Mhonde explaining a certain element of creative writing to students in the afternoon skills building session. Mhonde is the author of Spot-On English

Diverse Talent at Live Literature Centre

 Seke Teachers College dance and drama club in amazing action.

A student performs her poetry

Simbarashe Hakata aka 'SimsH' drifting with his hip-hop

Kids from Tariro ECD Centre (God's Grace), Hopley, could not be left behind. They wonderfully recited and sang children's poems and songs


“Indigenous Languages, Literature, Art, and Knowledge Systems of Africa”

Nota Bene: It's unfortunate the WIN team was not able to cover book exhibitions and launches due to technical hiccup.We hope you enjoy.

'Friday Literary Evening in Pictures' coming soon


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