At the Indaba held 7-8 Mar 2017 in Johannesburg, Shirley Davids of the Mawubuye Land Rights Forum was announced as the winner of TA’s photo competition. The jury said that the photo of striking workers of Robertson Winery captured the theme Mobilizing for the struggle against inequality and poverty well. Congratulations Shirley, we hope you will enjoy your prize!
The thriving food garden of Nontsikelelo Mpange from Keiskammahoek was the winning photo of TA’s first photo competition in 2016. She received her prize, a smart phone, at the TA Indaba in November in Cape Town.
Closer to the Drakensberg Mountain, and the UThukela River, stands a number of households which fall under the aMazizi Nation, led by Chief Miya.
In 1990, upon hearing about the democratic elections, the landowner on the farm where we are residing left the farm and returned back to his original home. Soon after this, residence started using the farm for livestock grazing.
Article from the Mercury, 27 July 2016.
By Colleen Dardagan
GOATS in the valley of the Mpofana River, near Tugela Ferry, deep in rural KwaZulu-Natal, eat cardboard and dig for roots to fill their bellies.