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Student 2020

Mandlenkosi Chinula

BIOGRAPHY

Mandla Chinula has a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Journalism and Media Studies where he was trained in news writing, business reporting, documentary film production, and other communication related courses.

Working as an independent multimedia journalist in his region has seen some of his work published in publications such as Southern Times Africa, Everyday Zimbabwe and NewsDay.

Mandla recently completed his training with Young African Journalists Acceleration Program (YAJAP) in ‘cross-border work’ and multimedia journalism held by Journo Africa and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. His work explores social-economic development topics through projects that delve into various subject matters to reveal thinking patterns. In 2018, he worked on a personal project on insect farming and edible insects with a focus on exploring the socio-economic impact on the Zimbabwean population. He seeks to have audiences rethink, question and adopt new ways of thinking. He is currently studying the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Programme at the Market Photo Workshop.
May 2020