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Shasha Seakamela


Shasha Seakamela is a South African artist, photographer and author. After obtaining degrees in Political Studies and Development Studies from The University of the Western Cape, he worked with various non-governmental organisations including The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Doctors Without Borders and Children’s Radio Foundation. He has participated in the development of Human Rights documentaries used to mobilise and educate audiences in university and community settings. He continues to work as a freelance journalist for magazines and newspapers in South Africa, Germany and Norway.

He is the founder of the Rural in the Citi Publishing and Art Movement which advocates for rural artists and promotes indigenous languages. He is the author and publisher of seven children titles. More of his work can be found on