Stories of struggle and hope from rural Eastern Cape

Gqeberha teacher's first book offers life lessons aimed at empowering youth


A love of literature and empowering the youth led to Mfesane Senior Secondary School Xhosa teacher Babalwa Nqoro publishing her first book — a compilation of short stories highlighting aspects of struggle and hope in the rural Eastern Cape.

The 38-year-old, who grew up in the  village of Rhayi in Qonce (formerly King William’s Town), fell in love with literature when she was in grade 6...

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