|Lifetime Achievement Literary Award|
| D.M. Modise was able to and still is sending a message to communities by his literary works in “Magagana” and “Gareng ga Metswi” as play dramas.
These books were awarded the Sol Platjie Award in 1981.
D.M. Modise motivated budding writers in their works of literature. He headed a primary school called Mokgosi. During his time he played a prominent role in his community by introducing a secondary school in the Huhudi Township in Vryburg.