“I’ve listened to so many people’s pain, and it meant I had to sleep with that pain when people moved on with their lives’’ Zanele Muholi South African Visual Activist for the LGBT Community.

South African artist and visual activist Zanele Muholi has spent more than 10 years documenting the lives of the LGBT community in South Africa. Her Faces and Phases project is an ongoing series of positive imagery featuring black lesbian and transgender individuals, and was a response to the rampant violence taking place against them in […]

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Leading Ladies Africa Meets Stephina Zwane and Salamina Mosese, Creative Genuises and Producers of ‘Baby Mamas’ Movie.

Have you heard about the ‘Baby Mamas’ movie? You should plan to see it. The movie- a comedy, highlights the experiences of four women- all single moms trying to find love while balancing ‘mommyhood’ and their professional lives. The brilliant movie was produced by two South African media experts- Stephina Zwane and Salamina Mosese. In […]

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Tshiamo Legoale On Breaking Stereotypes Of Women In The Mining Industry.

  Meet Tshiamo Legoale, the under 30 scientist who is researching a method of using wheat to harvest gold from dumps. South African geologist- Tshaimo Legoale in 2017 was awarded the UK FameLab International Champion award after her mind blowing 3 minute talk based on her research of how South Africa can harvest gold from wheat […]

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Why We Love South African Model Thando Hopa.

In South Africa, albinism is often accompanied with a lot of stigma and superstitious beliefs. Thando Hopa having lived and thrived through the negativity that comes with being an albino made a bold decision to embrace her difference hence, she took up modelling. Modelling as well as law and poetry  gave her the platform to […]

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Koleka Putuma’s ‘Collective Amnesia’ Is A Beautiful Disruption.

“How many abortions have fallen out of your mouth while counting the men in your life? Madness sits at the dinner table, too, saying grace with one eye open.”- Koleka Putuma Few months ago, we put the spotlight on South African Poet, Koleka Putuma, who is highly reputed for her direct but not cliched poetry. […]

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