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Young author’s guide on how to become a self-published author

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steps that you can follow to self-publishing your book:

ISBN registration: You can send an email to Kholofelo.Mojela@nlsa.ac.za and cc Magret.Kibido@nlsa.ac.za
Include the following in the body of your email:
1) Title of book

2) Name and address of self publisher

3) Contact details: 

4) Name of contact person

5) Physical and postal address

6) Tel. number: N/A

7) Cellphone number: 0725781834

8) Fax number: N/A

9) Email address: 

10) State whether the publication available in one physical format (eg printed book), or more than one (printed, as well as electronic)Barcode generator
This is the link to the barcode generator. You copy and paste the digits of the ISBN as they are and click generate. Then it will give you formats of the barcode to download (PDf, jpeg, png etc).https://www.free-barcode-generator.net/isbn/

Book cover design

There are many local graphic designers that can render their services. You can get inspiration and have a brief ready for your book.
For more information on self-publishing visit this website: https://www.publishsa.co.za


Other self-publishing tools are available on Kindle Direct Publishing such as formatting your book, however, there are companies that also offer those services https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/help/topic/G200635650

My books are available at online:

Mandy’s Barn 
Restitution 
About Mandy’s BarnMandy is a friendly girl who doesn’t li­ke living by the rul­es. She wakes up to a dream that has come true. She finds it hard to adapt to her new family members who have turned into ani­mals because she wis­hed to be an adult. She quickly learns that rules are important and appr­eciates all that her parents do for her.

About RestitutionWandile has been the perfect wife for her ambitious husband for over five years, they live in a lavishing house in Sandton, South Africa. Her husband, David, is the founder of a multi-millionaire empire that is soon coming to a close due to bankruptcy and poor financial management from both their part. The story starts off with the wonderful couple making their wedding vows at the altar, and soon transitions to them at their home alone. At the absence of a priest and supporting family and friends, the true vows they made are tested as they learn that marriage isn’t like a wedding that is filled with roses and butterflies. 

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SA tourism gearing up to open the industry

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South Africa’s move to level 1 allows for the countries tourism sector to open up and exploring what the country offers has been put high on the list.  

As the tourism industry recovers, South African’s and international visitors gear up to start exploring the country’s attractions, province at a time. The path to recovery began with this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations hosted at Maropeng’s Cradle of Humankind.

Under the theme, ‘Rural Development and Tourism’, the focus is to drive development towards rural communities through tourism.  A plan by the department of Tourism to use domestic tourism market to  reignite the sector, by driving tourism to lesser-visited rural communities in all nine provinces.

“As we navigate a path to recovery, and gradually re-open our borders to safely welcome international visitors, we urge South Africans to travel and explore their country responsibly,” said Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane.

The department of Tourism looks to continue to embrace South Africa’s rich culture and heritage as borders gradually re-open and prioritise safety as it welcomes international visitors.

“Our authentic heritage and cultural experiences have been a draw card for international visitors for many years. Although a large number of employment opportunities have in the past been driven by international tourist arrivals, we believe that these jobs, and those yet to be created, will be sustained by the renewed strength of our domestic tourism markets.”

 

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Engineering World Cup, helping SA’s Engineers Reach International Standards

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Engineering has been pushed beyond South Africa’s borders, creating partnerships which allow South Africa’s engineers to reach the international bench-marked standards.

The annual International Engineering Alliance Meeting (IEAM), brings together IEA members to discuss ways to equip them, improving engineering standards to enable them to be compatible according to international standards.

Initiatives such as the “Engineering World Cup” put engineering at the forefront, discussing “strategic issues relating to best practice in accreditation be considered, policies and procedures, accreditation reviews be reviewed and decisions on applications for membership be made.”

To meet international bench-marked standards, IEA members are equipped through engineering education and getting aquainted with the expected competence for engineering practice through the serial of Educational Accords and Competence Agreements.

The “Engineering World Cup”, hosted by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) brings together delegates from various jurisdictions and countries/regions.

“South Africa is represented in all three accords, namely the Washington, Dublin and Sydney Accord. The broad representation of South Africa in these Accords results in the mobility of professional engineers across the countries where these multi-lateral agreements are in place.”

This allows professional engineers to gain recognition and work in these countries based on the agreements which are put in place.

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ECSA guiding SA’s future engineers, lecture at a time

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The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) has taken the initiative to provide students, professional engineers, professional Engineering technologists and mentors with the necessary guidance and preparation they need to be compatible within the Engineering industry.

The Tswane University of Technology has been one of the institutions which ESCA extended their initiative to.

To become successful within the engineering industry requires forming effective networks, access to mentorship, connecting with industry experts, associating with certain voluntary associations, and building a marketable profile.

One of the problems identified was the lack of mentorship within the work environment, which ECSA has provided a solution through its support system for registered professionals. It allows professionals to access questions and answers regarding registering as a professional.

Training extends to engineering students, professional engineers, professional engineering technologists,mentors, and reviewers. This has been achieved through discipline specific guidelines.

For ECSA lectures follow the link

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