Lebo Mashile

South African poet and activist

Lebo Mashile is a South African poet, writer, presenter, actress, and activist. Mashile is a South African household name most recognizable for her lyrical and gutsy poetry that has captivated audiences worldwide. Mashile is a social commentator, speaker, performer, and master of ceremonies whose infectious enthusiasm is infused into every platform she has touched. Over the past decade, Mashile has presented shows on South African television such as “L’atitude” (SABC1), “Drawing the Line” (SABC2), and “Great Expectations” (Etv). She is also a stage and screen actress who appeared in the Academy Award-nominated film, “Hotel Rwanda.” Her poetry collection “In a Ribbon of Rhythm (2005)” won the 2006 NOMA Award for Publishing in Africa.”

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