Chris Kanyane is a South African freelance writer and the Managing Director of African Prestige Publishers (www.prestige-publishers.com)
African Prestige Publishers
Working primarily in:
Description of Work:
Research & Writing focusing on:
Biographies and autobiographies
CEO/Executive Bios and features for trade publications
Articles, online publications, expert articles, also e-books
Newsletters (online or print) including website copy and blogs
Self help and self-improvement books
Business success books
Stories about regular people who lived through some unique or historic event or experience
How to books or books by experts in their field
Stories of personal courage or success
Books with a new take on current events or popular culture
Brochures, marketing materials
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Jan/1/1971
PO Box 18407
Pretoria North 0116
Place of Origin: South Africa
Chris Kanyane worked as a Chief Researcher at the Human Sciences Research Council. Prior to this he worked as a Research Librarian at the now University of Johannesburg and Tshwane University of Technology for a period of 11 years. In 2002-2004 he collaborated with the Netherlands government Ministry of Higher Education Cooperation to conduct research on family literacy in Soshanguve and Mabopane townships. The results of the research were published in a form of a research report in Africa Development Journal produced the Council for the Development of Social Sciences in Africa (Codesria) that is based in West Africa Senegal.
Chris Kanyane also was involved with AfricaFiles, an African community research that is based in North America Canada . AfricaFiles is a network of people committed to Africa through its promotion of human rights, economic justice, African perspectives and alternative analyses. The group was launched early in 2002 by former volunteers in two well-established groups based in Toronto, Canada but supported by numerous other people - in Canada, Africa , and elsewhere. These groups were: the Economic Rights in Southern Africa group of the Inter-Church Coalition on Africa (ICCAF), which is now a part of KAIROS-Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, and the Toronto Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa (TCLSAC) which, for more than 20 years, published the Southern Africa Report (SAR).
Kanyane has published several research papers for AfricaFiles covering the regional body the Southern African Development Community with its headquarters in Botswana . Chris Kanyane also is the author of two books: Create Better Life Now and Turfloop: a conscious pariah. Create Better Life Now was won the iUniverse editors award in the United States of South Africa.
Chris Kanyane has a four year Bachelor of Library and Information Science degree from University of the North. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree frrom Mancosa. Kanyane also have been designated by American Academy of Financial Management as Master Finance Professional. He also studied Advanced Project Management in East Africa, Tanzania .
Book: Turfloop A Conscious Pariah: How University of the North brought in the Age of Barack Obama Beyond our wildest dreams
My personal series of articles on Confidence of Champions are featured in www.trans4mind.com - one of the premier personal development website in the United Kingdom.