“7 Quick questions with author and anthropologist Lebohang Masango” by Hey Alyx

“Why are white women never called ‘slay queens’?” by Mail & Guardian


The Soft Life: Love, choice and modern dating

“The hard facts about ‘the soft life’ – new book challenges misconceptions about blessees” by Daily Maverick

“Author Lebohang Masango on the pursuit of ‘the soft life” by Cape Talk 

“The Soft Life: A deeper exploration of the phenomenon” by Sunday Independent


“SA women authors share their journey on penning children’s books” by Radio 702



“Profile:Winner: Pearl Pillay; Runners-up: Shudufhadzo Musida & Lebohang Masango” by Daily Maverick

“#WorldKidLit Wednesday: Meet reviewer Lebohang Masango” by Global Literature in Libraries Initiative

“Our Hair, Don’t Care: Meet South African Author Lebohang Masango” by all the pretty birds


Award announcements:

“All the Pendoring 2020 winners and rankings!” by BizCommunity

“MultiChoice wins big at Promax Africa” by DStv


“Stories are more than just words” by Tagged

“Alumna puts the groove back into the grind” by Wits Alumni Relations

Cover story: “Africa’s Most Loved Storyteller” by The Throne

Mpumi and Jabu’s Magical Day:

Book interview with The Morning Show

“Deaf community hails new children’s book” by New Frame

“Children’s book to include South African sign language translation” by Wits Vuvuzela

“Lebohang Masango & Professor Claudine Storbeck’s ‘Mpumi And Jabu’s Magical Day’ Enables Deaf Children To Read The Story In Their First Language” by WaAfrika Online


Award announcements:

“The Exclusive Books IBBY SA Award Winners 2019” by IBBY SA

 “Writers Honoured at 2019 South African Literary Awards” by Eye Witness News

Mpumi’s Magic Beads: 

5 great South African children’s books for your child” by Living & Loving 

Why rhyming matters for young readers” by Parent24 

Q & A with Lebohang Masango” by Wits Vuvuzela 

“Lebohang Masango Has Got This Life Thing on Lock” by Superbalist

“World Read Aloud Day at Sandton Library” by Sandton Chronicle


UNICEF:Africa: These Young Africans Were Just Recognised for Making a Difference” by All Africa

Mpumi’s Magic Beads:

Mpumi’s Magic Beads at Abantu Book Festival” by Puku 

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

Three authors change the rules of the game at SA Book Fair” by Sowetan

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

Q & A with Lebohang Masango” by Wits Vuvuzela 

“The more positive imagery we have, the more children will feel free to be themselves” by True Love

Author Helps Black Girls To Love Their Hair” by The Star 


Mpumi’s Magic Beads: 

Lebohang Masango tackles hair politics in new children’s book” by Eye Witness News

“Breakfast with David interview” by Kaya FM

The Dose of Cool That Saved Johannesburg” by The Daily Beast

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



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

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

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


Profile: “Cool Kid on Campus: Lebohang ‘Nova’ Masango” by Wits Vuvuzela  


Academia: 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” in Journal of Music Research in Africa


Profile: “Passionate poets collaborate” by The Citizen