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Nthikeng Daniel Madileng

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nthikeng Daniel Madileng was born in 1992 march 18th at Regae, vandermerweskraal in the Limpopo province. He was raised by his single mother and a grandmother under a strictly traditional and a Christian circle. Nthikeng is the first born of Selies Madileng, and a third born of Johannes Rapetsoa. His father had two daughters just before Nthikeng was born. Due to family problems, Nthikeng had to grow under the support of his late grandmother Sophie who was a pensioner and a grandmother to eleven children. As a brother Nthikeng chose school over all of the opportunities of life, he went to Regae primary school at the age of 6 until the age of 12. At the age of 13 until the age of 17 he was in high school where he passed with a bachelor NSC certificate under the science stream. At the age of 18 Nthikeng went to the University of Pretoria where he studied Chemical engineering extended curriculum. He then relocated to Polokwane where he continued with his studies.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nthikeng Daniel Madileng was born in 1992 march 18th at Regae, vandermerweskraal in the Limpopo province. He was raised by his single mother and a grandmother under a strictly traditional and a Christian circle. Nthikeng is the first born of Selies Madileng, and a third born of Johannes Rapetsoa. His father had two daughters just before Nthikeng was born. Due to family problems, Nthikeng had to grow under the support of his late grandmother Sophie who was a pensioner and a grandmother to eleven children. As a brother Nthikeng chose school over all of the opportunities of life, he went to Regae primary school at the age of 6 until the age of 12. At the age of 13 until the age of 17 he was in high school where he passed with a bachelor NSC certificate under the science stream. At the age of 18 Nthikeng went to the University of Pretoria where he studied Chemical engineering extended curriculum. He then relocated to Polokwane where he continued with his studies.

Writing
He started writing at age ten and spent many years learning under Majatladi High school and Tshwane university of Technology drama and entertainment programs. His writing and poetry have been featured in many exhibitions and festivals around Limpopo and Gauteng province, where he was awarded Best poet of the Show. He has exhibited his work in high school events, university events such as fresher’s ball and YFE programme, political events, and cultural centers throughout Limpopo and Gauteng province.

In his work Nthikeng often uses real life ideas combined with emotional poetry techniques. Nthikeng is currently extending his knowledge by teaching young passionate kids to express their feelings through the language of poetry. He continues to explore new ways to share his mind and the background of his life.

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