The Zwakala Festival: Blacksmith, a Play
“The Zwakala Festival is a festival of new writing. Its objective is to showcase top productions from community theatre and choose an ultimate winner. One unique play that highlighted the importance of this festival is Blacksmith. Blacksmith is a…”
Matsunyane, Motshabi and the Zwakala Festival
“It might not seem like a classical story but Blacks Don’t Cry is a well-crafted piece of art that excels at exposing the dysfunctionality in which democratic South Africa’s working class communities lives. Though it’s told in a very complicated…”
Young Sterkspruit Farmers exploring new innovative ways of farming
“The Molelekis are a young couple from Mokhesi, Sterkspruit. They started organically farming vegetables during the height of Covid-19, in June 2020, after they left their 9 to 5 jobs. The Molelekis began planting vegetables using new innovative farming methods…”
Zwakala and look at Othandweni: A daring Offering
Written by Thamsanqa Gxubane, this unconventional love story takes us through a crash course of psychoanalysis theory–the Oedipus Complex–unpacking the trails of suppressed memories. The play starts with a mentally unstable Mojalefa who is haunted by a confusing…
Women’s struggle for freedom: Discussing Lauretta Ngcobo’s Novel
On Sunday, 30 October 2022, the 14th Jozi Book Fair became host to a powerful feminist dialogue rested on icon, Lauretta Ngcobo’s And They Did not Die.
Philosophy for Youth: Remaking the World
The workshop on ‘Philosophy for Youth’ was a positive and empowering session for all young people in attendance.
Skills for Movement Building
Building the capacity of skilled workers to challenge social issues, was the heart of the skills workshop’s segment.
Sisonke Revolutionary Movement
Sisonke Revolutionary Movement is a community organisation used as a vehicle to create change for the working class in Orange Farm.
Meet The FAJ Team: Viwe Mazwana
Viwe Mazwana is a highly motivated Broadcast Journalist and an outspoken Social Activist.