Munzhedzi-James-Mafela-South-AfricaMunzhedzi James Mafela was born in Soekmekaar in Limpopo in 1953. He obtained a B.A. Hons degree in Translation studies and a DLitt et Phil degree from the University of South Africa. He has been employed as a lecturer in Tshivenda at the University of South Africa (UNISA) since 1985. He writes in Tshivenda and has published a number of literary articles in journals and chapters in academic books. His creative works include novelsNdo Neta, Ngozwi Ndi Nthihi, Lwendo Lwashu and a play Mulilani Wa Tshira.Among the many awards he has received is the M-Net Award for his novelMudi Ndi Wanga