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Singer Nkiyase on living with dyslexia: " People think you are stupid or bewitched"

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Nkiyase Mondlana Mbatha has learnt to  look past the insults  due to dyslexia and is a businesswoman, singer, wife and mom of three
Nkiyase Mondlana Mbatha has learnt to look past the insults due to dyslexia and is a businesswoman, singer, wife and mom of three
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She was in primary school in Emfundisweni in Alexandra township when she found out she was dyslexic. Nkiyase Mondlana Mbatha (40) a musician, actress, radio personality, and businesswoman who struggled to read and count at the same pace as her peers at school.

”I kept on failing at school and not knowing why,” she says.

“I failed from standard one. But I had a teacher who adored me because I was already speaking English because my neighbhbour went to a multiracial school and she taught me to speak English. So, my teacher knew I was brilliant but didn’t understand why I could not read or comprehend words,” she says.

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