Top reads of 2016!

Top reads of 2016!

We like to keep an eye on the most popular reads on FunDza so we can try to understand what our readers love/want/need to read. So, here’s our analysis of FunDza’s greatest hits of 2016! Drum roll, if you please… Top 5 Books: Sugar Daddy, Love...
The ghost writer

The ghost writer

It started as a way to create new content for the FunDza mobi site. At a weekly meeting in early 2013, we were brainstorming various options and decided that it would be great idea to have a fictional diary blog. We needed a character, a background and – most...
FunDza phones on the go!

FunDza phones on the go!

We started the phone drive in November, and have since been able to bless FIVE recipients with a brand new smartphone. These FunDza fans were in the top category for having spent the most time reading the FunDza stories via Mxit, and it was wonderful to be able to...
Jayne Bauling visits with FunDza

Jayne Bauling visits with FunDza

FunDza and Cover2Cover Books were delighted to host a visit from Jayne Bauling, to promote her new book Playmaker, published by Cover2Cover. Jayne has published many youth novels and has won many awards for them too, so we were honoured to bring her on board as a...
Taming the Whatsapp monster

Taming the Whatsapp monster

For my final year journalism studies course at CPUT, whilst technically still a student, I have been working at FunDza as part of a required six month internship. My time at FunDza has been nothing short of amazing.   I have been a part of the FunDza staff for...
Storytelling with deaf learners

Storytelling with deaf learners

The sound of silence in a dramatic pause in the middle of reading. That’s what I’m hooked on! Watching teens and young adults getting hooked on a story. That’s what I’m hooked on. I get to be on stage during reading and writing workshops. I am the young man sitting on...