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NWASA expands its reach to Namibia

“It’s exhilarating to see NWASA’s expansion across the continent. The arts play a pivotal role in nation building and in the preservation of knowledge. We thank our Namibian members for working with NWASA towards this mission.” – Member Kabelo Duncan Kgatea, Head of NWASA’s Organisational Building and Development Portfolio.

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Watch: The NWASA Inaugural General Assembly, 2021 Virtual Elective Conference

The NWASA Inaugural General Assembly, 2021 Virtual Elective Conference is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel.

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MEDIA STATEMENT on the Inaugural Conference of the National Writers’ Association of South Africa – 22 March 2021

History was made in South Africa on 20-21 March 2021 when the National Writers’ Association of South Africa (NWASA) was inaugurated. The conference coincided with the Human Rights commemoration month whereby writers in South Africa stamped a historic moment in the literary calendar of the continent and the diaspora.

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MEDIA STATEMENT on the NSC Lekgotla – 13 APRIL 2021

The National Steering Committee (NSC) of the National Writers Association of South Africa (NWASA) held their debut lekgotla over the weekend after they were elected during the inaugural conference held virtually on 20-21 March 2021 – when the country was celebrating the Human Rights Day.

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A date with President Motlanthe

On the 2nd July 2019, a NWASA delegation, led by President Nana Walter Kefuoe Chakela and Secretary General Lebogang Lance Nawa, visited President Kgalema Motlanthe at his official residence to speak about the organisation and the oncoming launch.    With this intergenerational mix of the delegation, the Interim Steering Committee (ISC) proved beyond any doubt […]

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NWASA REPORT on the Interim Steering Committee’s 9 Feb 2019 Meeting

Issued by the Secretary-General (SG), Dr. Lebogang L Nawa on behalf of the ISC, 9 February 2019. This document is a report on the resolutions of the Interim Steering Committee meeting held on 9 February 2019.

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NWASA REPORT on the resolutions of the Interim Steering Committee (ISC) meeting held on 3 September 2018.

This is a report of the resolutions of the Interim Steering Committee (ISC) held on 3 September 2018. The decisions were arrived at after weighing whether to rush preparations towards the Inaugural General Assembly of 21-22 September and risk losing legitimacy and credibility required of a body of national stature as NWASA or to create […]