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Mabonchi Goodwill Motimele
Mabonchi Goodwill Motimele
Mabonchi Goodwill Motimele
Mabonchi Goodwill Motimele is a bilingual writer who has published over 40 books in the following genres: drama, short stories, novels, language books, poetry and folklore.

Amongst them the Sepedi novels, Bana ba mpa and Beng ba lefase le; Sepedi short stories Lesodi la maikutlo and Sefako sa matlakadibe; English folk tales The Mouth Harp, English drama You Never know;  and Ithute Segano Language books series are and were previously prescribed for use in South African  schools.

He has won 22 awards, amongst them the Maskew Miller Longman Heritage Award, Maskew Miller Longman Inaugural Literature Award with The Boy with the Guitar, Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature Award, the PANSALB Multilingualism Nation Building Writer of the year 2009 for both English and Northern Sotho; the MNet Book Prize honorary mention for Sepedi drama, Ntwamogolo; the recent one being the Maskew Miller Longman Literature Award for children’s novel, 2015.
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