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Story of the Month

  • Mr Shabalala’s garden

    Mr Shabalala lived on a big piece of land with an apple tree and vegetable patch. But he did not like it when people sat beneath the shade of his apple tree or asked him for seeds from his vegetable patch. Find out what happens when Mr Shabalala decides to get rid of his apple tree and vegetable patch to stop everyone from bothering him….

    Read the story in English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi and Sesotho.

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