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Every child deserves to be read aloud to

Of paramount importance is the enjoyment of reading, a responsibility that not only rests on the shoulders of educators, but also of parents

Picture books: A great way to encourage children to read

Nal’ibali, South Africa’s reading-for-enjoyment campaign, is giving away 20 mini-libraries containing 30 to 40 books for primary school children

Literacy must start at infancy

Parents and early childhood educators are as vital as foundation phase teachers

The Lists on pulling up A Seat at the Table, Becoming Wise and John Africa’s Revolution

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

Msaki’s golden voice, Earl Sweatshirt and CCTV zine are on our Lists this week

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

The Lists this week: Airspace, THEESatisfaction and Amiri Baraka’s Black Music

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

On our lists this week: Schoolboy Q, fashion blogger Dina Tokio and Ja.magazine

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and contributor Sarah Koopman.

The Lists: ‘The Thing Around Your Neck’, MF Doom and Anthony and the Johnsons

​This week’s reading and listening recommendations are from Milisuthando Bongela, Tarryn Crossman and Sisonke Msimang.

The Lists: Anderson Paak, Homo Sapiens and ‘Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person’

The Lists features contributions by Milisuthando Bongela, Katlego Mkhwanazi and Sarah Koopman.

Key studies are trying to find out how to improve early reading

To a large extent, all education is based on the skills a pupil acquires in the first three years of school, writes Brahm Fleisch and Stephen Taylor.

Literacy: Once upon a time, parents taught their children to read

The biggest hurdle to establishing a culture of reading in South Africa is neither access nor infrastructure, writes Nick Mulgrew.

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