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Read to your children today

Blob 2Nal'ibali challenges all South Africans to read aloud to a child today and beat the number of children who hear its brand-new story on World Read Aloud Day today.

Nal’ibali asks you to make a promise

Reading thumbParents, caregivers and children have been asked to make a pledge to build a bond of reading. A love of reading and stories in childhood will grow into a love of reading in adulthood and a literate population.

Storytelling competition to find South Africa’s “Story Bosso”

Nalibali thumbJoin the Zazi movement: start a Zazi club in your area, follow #BagitUseit, and start talking about women's rights and general life skills. Zazi calls for a countrywide movement that will lead to healthy and fulfilling lives.

South African reading project wins Astrid Lindgren prize

The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa has won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015, the world's richest children's book award with a prize of 5-million Swedish kroner (around R7-million).

Nali’ibali and SAA and the gift of reading

story-power---thumbKeeping children entertained as you travel is a problem as old as time. South African Airways have partnered with the Nali’ibal campaign to promote reading and storytelling to kids as families head off on holidays.

Nal’ibali brings reading to life

The first Nal'ibali Storytime was published in English a year ago. Now, the popular book of short stories has been published in four more official languages in a drive to promote the joy of reading and a love of books among South African children.