2019 in Review Opinions & Features December 29, 2019 at 04:00 pm

These kids went viral in 2019 for the right reasons

Theodora Aidoo | Staff Writer

Theodora Aidoo December 29, 2019 at 04:00 pm

December 29, 2019 at 04:00 pm | 2019 in Review, Opinions & Features

At the age of seven, Michelle Nkamankeng became the youngest published author in Africa Pic Credit: Unicef/Twitter

Michelle Nkamankeng

Michelle Nkamankeng of South Africa, became Africa’s youngest author at age seven.

Born in Johannesburg, the now 11-year-old Nkamankeng launched her first book “Waiting for the Waves” in October 2016, making her the youngest author from Africa to be added to the list of the top 10 youngest writers in the world.

She started writing at a tender age of five and by six she had written two books – “Waiting For The Waves” and “The Little Girl Who Believes In Herself”.

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