Project Description


Lukhona Mnguni

Lukhona holds a Bachelor of Community and Development Studies degree (cum laude) and an honours degree in Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies (cum laude), both from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Mnguni obtained a Master of Science degree in Africa and International Development from the University of Edinburgh in November 2015 after having received the Commonwealth Scholarship to pursue his studies. He currently serves as a PhD intern researcher at the Maurice Webb Race Relations Unit at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He believes in the promotion of dialogue as a tool to foster inclusive and sustainable solutions to development.

1000 Rural Voices


This project seeks to conduct a study that attempts to give voice to 1000 people located in 10 different villages across the length and breadth of KwaZulu-Natal. The project will generate material that highlights the state of life across 10 villages in KZN and the people’s conversation with power and the democratic process.