Batjha Kaofela – Poetry 2019

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The Batjha Kaofela – Poetry 2019 book is a selection of poems written by 47 learners from different schools and Orphans & Vulnerable Centres (OVCs) that work with the Jozi Book Fair (JBF). The publishing of the Batjha Kaofela Poetry series encouraged the slam poetry competition that happened in 4 different schools, 3 situated in the Johannesburg inner city and 1 in Thokoza (a township in the Eastrand of Johannesburg).

Author: Khanya College (various)

Language: English

Publisher: Khanya Publishing

Year of Publishing: 2019

Country of Publication: South Africa

Edition: 1

Jacket: Paperback

No. of Pages: 58

Genre: Youth

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Condition: Very good

SKU/ISBN: 978-1-928519-17-1 Category:
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About the Book

The Batjha Kaofela – Poetry 2019 book is a selection of poems written by 47 learners from different schools and Orphans & Vulnerable Centres (OVCs) that work with the Jozi Book Fair (JBF). The publishing of the Batjha Kaofela Poetry series encouraged the slam poetry competition that happened in 4 different schools, 3 situated in the Johannesburg inner city and 1 in Thokoza (a township in the Eastrand of Johannesburg). 114 Poems were submitted to be part of the poetry competition and only 47 poems made it to the final to be published. Batjha Kaofela – Poetry 2019 is the first poetry book to be launched. The poems are derived from life experiences such as losing a loved one, love, peace, God, the pain women and children are facing, the beauty of places and our country.

114 Poems were submitted to be part of the poetry competition and 47 poems were selected to be published. The poems express our youth’s life experiences around losing a loved one, love, peace, God, and the pain women and children are facing.

About the Author

Batjha Kaofela – Poetry 2019 was written by learners from different schools and Orphans & Vulnerable Centres (OVCs). The collection of poems were written by 47 learners.

22 are from Asteri Primary School: Melissa Ngwenya, Melissa Rangata Kolbe, Blessed Meya, Noxolo Mdladla, Princess Mazibuko, Decor Ndebele, Refilwe Ndebele, Aobakwa Shebi, Palesa Mahlakoana, Ntibaneng Mokolo, Precious Mdingi, Elisha Mwakwela, Angel Ndlovu, Chris Masiala, Joys Mugambe, Pontsho Sethaga, Blessing Ndlovu, Emunga Parius Lindene, Thandeka, Evodie Mansia Kolongo, Caleb Mukadi, and Gracia Ndeshi. 7 poems from Yeoville Community School were written by: Chioma Angel Pitso, Lionel Bamba Kutula, Aaron Lekela, and Chiazaiam Kamanga. 5 poems were written by a learner from Basa Tutorial Institute: Nomhle T Ndlovu. 6 poems from Barona Child Care Centre were written by Tsholofelo Mthembu, Gugu Mabaso, Neo Rampati and Tshifhiwa Hlungwani. 1 poem from New Model Private College was written by Nhlakanipho Mabuza. 9 poems from Africa House College were written by Pontsho Morudu, Kabelo Mphahlele, Sinalo Mantanzima, Priscilla Bhebhe, and Nkosikhona Sibanda. 3 poems from Buhle Buzile High School by Brandy Desire Khoza. 1 poem from Centurion College was written by Prudence Khanyile.