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
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.
At a time when traditional leaders are making headlines for all the wrong reasons and society continues to question their role in a democratic society – Chief Livhuwani Matsila is showing the way in a little corner of rural Limpopo.