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Literacy material now available in Sepedi

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The Bible Society of South Africa (BSSA) will launch two literacy booklets in Sepedi during a special event to be held at Mmaphotla Primary School in Mankweng, Polokwane, on 27 July 2017. Sepedi is the sixth South African language in which this material has been published. The launch will begin at 08:30.

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Special isiZulu literacy booklets now available

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On 9 February 2017, two Bible-based literacy booklets will appear in isiZulu for the first time. The Bible Society of South Africa is launching its literacy material at the Power of God Community Church in Embo near Hillcrest in KwaZulu-Natal. The event will start at 10:00.

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Afrikaans Bible in braille celebrates 75 years

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The Afrikaans Bible in braille commemorates its 75th anniversary this year. Just eight years after the first complete Bible in Afrikaans was published in 1933, the first Afrikaans Bible in braille was published on 21 October 1941.

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Good News Bible is 40 years old

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In 1976, 40 years ago, the American Bible Society published the complete Good News Bible (GNB) for the first time. This Bible was launched in South Africa at the end of that year. Since 1977 a South African edition of this translation has been published by the Bible Society of South Africa.

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