At a time when newspapers are battling to survive due to dwindling sales and revenue – one man is determined to keep his publication going despite the odds as part of his mission to keep his mother tongue alive.
Journalist Lerato Mogoatlhe gave up her day job to pursue her dream of sojourning around west Africa. She had planned to do it for three months, but it turned out to be an extended trip of five years! Mukurukuru Media shares a snippet of her journey from her book Vagabond: Wandering through Africa on faith.
Visual artist Chepape Makgato recently launched an exhibition honouring literary icon Prof E’skia Mphahlele. The exhibition is currently on at the Polokwane Art Museum in Limpopo is a collaboration with another giant of the arts, Prof Zakes Mda.
The promise of benefiting from the mineral wealth beneath the soil of their land remains a dangerous toil of dicing with death for Limpopo’s zama zamas… Lucas Ledwaba documented their daily toil
The Peace Table Grapes co-operative in Moganyaka village near Marble Hall is making its mark in a tough sector, farming table grapes which they export to markets in Europe, a fresh produce market in Tshwane
Ernest Ngwenya’s home of over 40 years may soon be reduced to rubble. Already it’s surrounded by rubble from the Ikwezi Mine in Kliprand, a rural settlement near Danhausser in KwaZulu-Natal.
The Mavungeni land-use strategy could prevent some challenges that Communal Property Association (CPAs) are faced with, writes Molatelo Mohale, a programme officer at the Nkuzi Development Association.
The scramble for minerals in rural areas is transforming communities that once lived on subsistence farming into messy dumps grappling with pollution of water sources and destruction of grazing and ploughing lands.
one day when historians pen the glorious history of Africa, Cameroon’s showing in the 1990 World Cup would be celebrated among some of the great victories like the Battles of Adwa and Isandlwana.
Ideally, this new project will have a struggle background, without claiming to be a struggle movie. It should be a human story of love and hate; pain and pleasure; hope and despair and trust and betrayal
This war-cum-rebellion, remembered for generations as a heroic struggle against dispossession by the whites, was the longest of the frontier conflicts, lasting for twenty-seven months from December 1850 to March 1853.
When economies slow down and there is a surge in unemployment stemming from the COVID-19 lockdowns violence against women is likely to increase due to pandemic-related stress writes Dr Lentsu Nchabeleng Although the global lockdowns