Mine Dust and Health Network Project seeks to tackle the long-term health and environmental problems caused by mine grime.
Community health care workers face the odds in a bid to arrest the spread of coronavirus.
Defeated protagonist in Bapedi kingship battle announces bid to crown own king as ANC and traditional leaders’ bodies express support for rival writes Lucas Ledwaba.
Walk down memory lane with freedom fighter, Ronnie Kasrils, as he transformed from a white youngster into a lifelong revolutionary.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to recognise Thulare Victor Thulare III as Bapedi Marota king may not bring an end to hostilities writes Lucas Ledwaba.
Local government’s inconsistency in provision of basic services on rural privately-owned properties is unconstitutional.
Rural folk make a living and travellers quench thirst during season of plenty.
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.
Many people who committed atrocities during the apartheid have yet to face justice and remain, to this day, scot-free.
In this poignant book, author Botlhale Tema reflects on her fascinating past, growing up in Welgeval. Her poetic language paints a picture we all want and need to see.
The core of their battle is to reclaim their identity, land, and language.
A rural community at odds with mining giant for over a decade finally moves in ground-breaking deal.
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.
Lucas Ledwaba learns the secrets of elephants and suddenly finds himself within trampling range of one of these tuskers.
In search of ruins, Lucas Ledwaba is bowled over by the beauty of baobabs and rugged landscape of the northern Kruger National Park.
In this book extract former Umkhonto we Sizwe operative Hassen Ebrahim looks back on his life in the ANC underground in exile and inside SA.
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
In the first of three instalments from the book Lest we Forget, the late freedom fighter Philip Kgosana details his dramatic escape into exile after leading the anti-pass campaign in 1960.
The project was also aimed at providing much-needed economic relief to the orphaned, widowed and child-headed households whose land was to be leased for the programme.
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 and retail stores. Table grapes […]
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.
Healer on a mission to preserve ways of traditional African religion in an when foreign influences
continue to encourage the spurning of the old ways
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.
The death of Mozambican president Samora Machel in this village left an indelible mark on its residents as truth into his demise remains elusive writes LUCAS LEDWABA The village of Mbuzini is the subject of two songs that form part […]
Founder of the Goodman Gallery defied apartheid laws to allow black artists to gain the recognition the regime denied them Khehla Chepape Makgatho pays tribute to a fallen giant In a world where arts and cultural sectors are fast losing […]
A lack of financial resources and income make women stay in abusive relationships. Dr Lentsu Nchabeleng explores whether the economic inclusion of women can decrease the rate of violence against women in South Africa THE contribution of women to a […]
Efforts underway to get compensation for men recruited to work on the coal mines of South Africa and left poor and sick Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni The coal stained clouds of the Phola township in Ogies paint a picture of […]
When Mlandu Mnguni was brutally killed in a house robbery the family was shattered – but good detective work by police ensured a successful prosecution. Karabo Jake Matlala articulates the traumatic impact of violent crime on families of victims and […]
Members of the Vapositori religious churches prepare for prayers up a hill in Botlokwa, Limpopo in South Africa. The church is one of the African Indigenous Churches and is popular among Zimbabwean migrants who worship in open spaces in residential […]
As activists prepare to hand over 50 000 petitions to government Nontsokolo Mhlotshana reflects on challenges affecting people living in mining areas Let me give you a brief picture into my personal experience, as someone who lived in a mining […]
The donkey cart transport business has been a regular feature of life in Mokopane town for many year. Even with changing times and trends it continues just like old times. During this Transport Month of October we celebrate the continent’s […]
African countries should avoid shielding white settler business that frankly gained trade advantage through the barrel of the gun and allow Asian and African entrepreneurs who are making inroads peacefully Fati Moalusi In the face of a rise in the […]
LUCAS LEDWABA looks back to a different time as the world observes World Teachers Day Everyone dreaded the revision classes of our General Science and Afrikaans teacher Meneer Mabidikama.Just the mention of his name instilled fear in our childish hearts. […]