Ba re e ne re engages Basotho students and other writers through writing competitions hosted in schools and online. In the competitions, Basotho are encouraged to think creatively about a topic and respond with a piece of original writing. Winners of the competitions are awarded prizes and honoured through public events. Student writing competitions have been facilitated with the support of Peace Corps. Entries to online writing competitions are also published periodically on our website.

Read “Bophelo bo naka li maripa” by Lits’oanelo Nei

Read “The untitled story of my life” by Mpho Leteka.

Read “A journey of discovery” by ‘Mamohau Thetsane.

Read “From the lips of ghosts” by Mafa Maiketso.

Read “Going around in circles” by Selloane Tseka.

Read “The confrontation” by Nomak’hosi Adontsi. 

Read “Perfect fits” by Khosi Rajeke.

Read “Rear-ended” by Pontšo Mpolle here.