Mancosa officially announced its partnership with the Department of Basic Education and New Africa Education Foundation (NAEF), which is aimed at contributing to the 'read-to-lead' campaign. The partnership is underpinned by Mancosa's Literacy Project - a project that was launched on the same day as the partnership announcement.
Dawn held its 2017 Mentor Meet-up at the at Shine Studios in Johannesburg. Winners of Dawn's online competition attended the meet-up and met up with some of the country's most influential women as they participated in panel discussions.
Novus Holdings (formerly known as Paarl Media group) has partnered with the Department of Basic Education to provide schools in South Africa with mobile libraries that will make reading more accessible to more learners.
The Phumelela Primary School in Kwa Mashu, KwaZulu-Natal received seven such mobile libraries.