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Lucas Ledwaba

Lucas Ledwaba

    From slum city to urban living hub: How Jo’burg got its groove back
    From slum city to urban living hub: How Jo’burg got its groove back
    The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is a kinship with our ancestors. It is an affirmation of self. It is the urgent...
    Amcu boss: Tribal warfare a media fantasy
    Amcu boss: Tribal warfare a media fantasy
    On Wednesday afternoon, as the shock of the murder of mineworker Tholakele Dlunga hung over Marikana, a sombre crowd of about 2 000 Association...
    A new Lady Selborne is rising from apartheid’s ashes
    A new Lady Selborne is rising from apartheid’s ashes
    Smooth jazz can often be heard flowing from the peach-coloured, Tuscan-styled house, one of the grand mansions that cling to the slopes of the...
    The last people stand alone in the face of platinum’s bulldozers
    The last people stand alone in the face of platinum’s bulldozers
    He has not seen or spoken to any other person in almost four weeks. He lives alone in a small brick house in what used to be a village of more than...
    Zama-zamas take their chances rather than starve
    Zama-zamas take their chances rather than starve
    He moves swiftly through the damp darkness of the abandoned mine shaft, expertly handling a wheelbarrow. His body is half bent to avoid hitting the...
    School transformed from a snake haven
    School transformed from a snake haven
    School principal Derrick Bilankulu remembers a time when teachers were afraid of going into some classrooms, fearing for their safety. Thomo...
    Beating the unemployment bug in rural Limpopo
    Beating the unemployment bug in rural Limpopo
    When Tinyiko Ndlovu heard there was going to be a project to install a bulk water pipeline in her village she prayed she would be among those...
    Harmonious collaboration paves the way for service delivery
    Harmonious collaboration paves the way for service delivery
    Hosi Kenneth Shiviti was deeply frustrated to watch the people in his village struggle daily to obtain water.
    Walking the empowerment talk
    Walking the empowerment talk
    Khato Civils has created in excess of 2 000 indirect jobs through sub-contracting SMMEs in the Greater Giyani Local Municipality.
    Giving back to the leaders of tomorrow
    Giving back to the leaders of tomorrow
    In 2016 Sizeka Mthombeni organised his comrades in the ANC-led ward to spend their 67 Minutes for Mandela fixing the dilapidated Muswanama...
    Limpopo: 320 000 houses built and counting
    Limpopo: 320 000 houses built and counting
    Limpopo is a province under construction, literally. And this is about to escalate even further.
    Restoring the pride and efficiency of Limpopo's royals
    Restoring the pride and efficiency of Limpopo's royals
    When the colonial forces invaded Limpopo province in the 1800s in a quest to loot and occupy the fertile lands and valleys by force, they were met...