Lwando Mqokweni is a BA Communication graduate from the North-West University. He is based in the Vaal, Sebokeng. He worked briefly for the Caxton Urban Newspapers as a community news reporter, covering Orlando. He then worked as a Public Relations intern for Bohemian Communication.
He has also worked as a freelance journalist, writing stories for SA Positive News.
He loves literature and enjoys writing fiction in his spare time. His favourite writer is Toni Morrison. One of his dreams is to become a distinguished novelist and he believes he will accomplish that in the next five to 10 years.
His is currently a science and technology journalism intern hosted by Thetha FM in Evaton. As a science journalist, he hopes to bring awareness and change within his community, because he believes there are many reckless human activities that affect the planet negatively, but these activities are preventable. He believes the right voices fuelling a conversation could make a huge difference, and he believes he is one of those voices.
The South Africa Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) is a business unit of the National Research Foundation (NRF) with the mandate to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering, innovation and technology in South Africa. Find out more
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