Tonight with Lester Podcast
Bonga The Stand Up Poet
Guest : Bonga Ndziweni Bonga Ndziweni is a multi-slam winning poet who began writing poetry in high school. He has performed on various stages all over South Africa and the continent including the SANAA Africa Arts Festival and the Word and Sound Live Literature International youth poetry festival to name a couple. Bonga recently wrote and recorded a poem for CapeTalks’s birthday celebrations and has performed together with Jazz greats Gloria Bosman and Jimmy Dludlu. Copywriter by day and poet by night – Bonga uses the power of words to try and make a difference in people’s lives.
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