BROKE & BROKEN, the shameful legacy of gold mining in South Africa

: Ledwaba (L.) & Sadiki (L.)

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177pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2016

 

Lucas Ledwaba and Leon Sadiki document the lives of the gold miners and their families affected by silicosis, the incurable lung disease contracted through continued exposure to silica dust.

Freelance journalist Lucas Ledwaba is also co-author of We Are Going to Kill Each Other Today: the Marikana story. He has won the Standard Bank Sikuvile Award and the Vodacom Journalism Award for Feature Writing.
Photojournalist Leon Sadiki won the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Award Story of the Year and the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Award 2013 for his photographs of the Marikana massacre, published in We Are Going to Kill Each Other Today: the Marikana story.