Pan South African Language Board Awards 2022 winners

The winners of the Pan South African Language Board Awards 2022 were announced in a ceremony in Sandton, South Africa on June 15, 2022.

The Pan South African Language Board, shortened to PanSALB, Multilingualism Awards were established to promote the use of mother tongue and multilingualism, particularly for individuals or organisations, who have excelled in the promotion and preservation of all official languages. These include Khoi, Nama, San and South African Sign Languages in 2002. Nominees are awarded in Education, Language and Literature, Language Activist Award, Media, Youth, Government or Public Sector, Technology and Business, Music, Translation and Interpretation and the Chairperson’s lifetime achievement awards.

The 2022 edition of the awards was handed out at a ceremony in Sandton and as a website that focuses on the literary arts here are the winners in the Language and Literature category were;


  • Sabata-Mpho Mokae


  • Rethabile Molibeli

Sesotho SA Leboa

  • Moses Seletisha


  • Siphiwo Mahala


  • Nkosinathi Khosa


  • Lindelani Vinolia Tshifhango


  • Madoda Ndlakuse


  • Mbusuyeza Khosa


  • Phumzile Shirinda


  • Themba Mnguni

South African Sign Language

  • Abram Moyaha