Press

Book

AfriquetteIn Conversation with Lebohang ‘Nova’ Masango

Elle Magazine – Elle Reads: Mpumi’s Magic Beads by Lebohang Masango & Masego Morulane

Elle Magazine – Nova’s Word: Lebohang Masango’s Powerful Poetry

Eye Witness NewsLebohang Masango tackles hair politics in new children’s book.

Global Citizen – This South African Writer is on a Mission to Tell African Stories While Building a ‘Kinder’ Society

Kaya FMBreakfast with David interview.

Living & Loving Online5 great South African children’s books for your child

Mama Tribe SAChildren’s Books with Meaning

Parent24Why rhyming matters for young readers

PukuMpumi’s Magic Beads at Abantu Book Festival

Superbalist – Lebohang Masango Has Got This Life Thing on Lock

SowetanThree authors change the rules of the game at SA Book Fair

The StarAuthor Helps Black Girls To Love Their Hair.

The Daily Vox Mpumi’s Magic Beads Helps Children Love Themselves

Times LiveCelebrate World Read Aloud Day with Nali’Bali on Februrary 1

W24The more positive imagery we have, the more children will feel free to be themselves” – Lebohang Masango

Wits Vuvuzela – Q & A with Lebohang Masango (2018)

Wits VuvuzelaQ & A with Lebohang Masango (2019)

 

Life

Between 10 and 5 – Lebohang ‘Nova’ Masango: Seeking out safe spaces for a more inclusive generation.

Elle MagazineMy Shelf: Lebohang Masango

IOL – On Smart Women Being “Hot Babes”.

Mail & GuardianThe Soundtrack to Dezemba

SowetanWomen Take a Stand.

The Citizen – Passionate poets collaborate.

The Con Mag – It’s My Street Too.

The Daily BeastThe Dose of Cool That Saved Johannesburg

True Africa – My body, my choice: three African women with tattoos on how body autonomy is still an issue.

Wits Vuvuzela Cool Kid on Campus: Lebohang ‘Nova’ Masango.

Wits Vuvuzela – Q&A with Lebohang Masango

 

UNICEF

All Africa – Africa: These Young Africans Were Just Recognised for Making a Difference

CNBC AfricaConstitution Hill to #GoBlue as UNICEF Celebrates World Children’s Day

 

Academia

Agenda – Mahali, A. (2017) ‘”Without community, there is no liberation’: on #BlackGirlMagic and the rise of Black woman-centred collectives in South Africa”.

Journal of Music Research in Africa – d’Abdon, R. (2014) “Raising-consciousness art in post-apartheid South Africa: An exploration of selected ‘subversive’ texts by young South African spoken word artists and songwriters”.

Human Sciences Research Council– Bashonga, R. (2016) “Out loud: poetry, youth voices and social change”.