Ntokozo Maseko

Editor: Bona

The youngest person to become editor of Bona is passionate about her work � and she can tell you Bona is published in completed her degree in record time. Her sources of inspiration? Khanyi Dhlomo and True Love editor Sbu Mpungose. about it in four different languages. Zulu, English, Sesotho and isiXhosa and Ntokozo Maseko is equally at home in all of them, a facility that won her the first Thetha Masombuka award for multilingualism in media. Her next challenge, she says, is to "kill the perception that Bona is old-fashioned�. Maseko is no stranger to challenge. She became pregnant in her first year at the University of Johannesburg and, determined not to drop out, In 2007 Maseko moved to Cape Town as a feature writer for Move magazine. She was surprised � but not fazed � when she was offered the editor's chair at Bona. "Age can be a stumbling block, but I was ready to take over,� she says. � Ngoako Matsha

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