On the 16 August 2019 the Luthuli Museum facilitated the second half (Group B) of the annual Luthuli Museum Spelling BEE Contest. There were 5 primary schools from the Ilembe District which participated. The contest is divided into two groups. Group A – English first langue was held on the 15 August 2019 and Group B – English second language. There was a draw to determine which school would compete against each other. The learners which spelled the most words correctly advanced to the elimination round for their respective rounds. The learners which spelled the most correct words in the elimination round were the ultimate winners of the contest.

The winners for the contest are as follows.

Round 1 – Promise Ndebele, Thembeni Primary School

Round 2 – Sinakhokonke Dube, Tinley Manor Primary School

Round 3 – Aphile Buthelezi, Zilungisele Primary School

Elimination round and winner of the contest – Promise Ndebele, Thembeni Primary School

Participating schools Aldinville Primary, Lloyd Primary, Thembeni Primary, Tinley Manor Primary and Zilungisele Primary.