Lucas Ledwaba
Lucas Ledwaba is the founder and editor of Mukurukuru Media, an agency specialising in feature articles and photographs. He is the author of Broke and Broken, The Shameful Legacy of Gold Mining in South Africa (2016) and co-author of We Are Going to Kill Each Other Today – The Marikana Story (2013). His work has appeared in the Mail & Guardian, the Sunday Times, City Press, Destiny magazine, Drum magazine and the African Times, among others. He has won several prestigious prizes for his feature writing, and his photographic work has been exhibited locally and in the USA.
The spirit of brotherhood

The spirit of brotherhood

For many Nigerians living in Johannesburg, community organisations offer an important link to their roots as well as much-needed support Solomon Owah smiles warmly as another of his endless stream of visitors greets him with a handshake and half bear hug at his fashion store in the Johannesburg suburb of Orange Grove. It’s a balmy […]

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Lucas Ledwaba
Lucas Ledwaba is the founder and editor of Mukurukuru Media, an agency specialising in feature articles and photographs. He is the author of Broke and Broken, The Shameful Legacy of Gold Mining in South Africa (2016) and co-author of We Are Going to Kill Each Other Today – The Marikana Story (2013). His work has appeared in the Mail & Guardian, the Sunday Times, City Press, Destiny magazine, Drum magazine and the African Times, among others. He has won several prestigious prizes for his feature writing, and his photographic work has been exhibited locally and in the USA.
An appetite for hard work

An appetite for hard work

In the face of soaring unemployment, women informal traders in one South African provincial capital are earning a good living – and creating jobs When Manoko Moloto was still employed as a general worker at a school, she never thought she would one day join the ranks...

The spirit of brotherhood

The spirit of brotherhood

For many Nigerians living in Johannesburg, community organisations offer an important link to their roots as well as much-needed support Solomon Owah smiles warmly as another of his endless stream of visitors greets him with a handshake and half bear hug at his...