A survey found only 32% of adults in South Africa read books regularly.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga this week encouraged parents to get books for their children to stimulate a culture of reading from a young age, after a survey found only 32% of adults in South Africa read books regularly.
Motshekga was speaking at the launch of the Nal’ibali Trust’s national reading barometer, which surveys the adult reading culture and the broader reading ecosystem in South Africa.
The data for the survey, which was collected in late 2022 and early 2023, included questions on…
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