About Thato Mahlangu

Thato Mahlangu is a Global Citizen contractor based in Johannesburg. He’s a journalism student from the Tshwane University of Technology. When he’s not writing, he spends his time listening to jazz, researching history and admiring great works of arts by local artists. Thato has volunteered at various schools, reading to children in IsiZulu and SeTswana.

Stories

  1. Article: Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped
    Girls & Women

    Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 17, 2018

    Global Citizen met with one of the event organisers to find out why Slutwalk is still so important. Read more

  2. Article: A Re Sebetseng: Hundreds of Global Citizens Just Helped Clean Up Litter in Johannesburg
    AdvocacyEnvironment

    A Re Sebetseng: Hundreds of Global Citizens Just Helped Clean Up Litter in Johannesburg

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 15, 2018

    "Let us ensure that this youth…inherit a better Johannesburg than the one you and I inherited." Read more

  3. Article: Fake Foods Are Threatening South Africa's Most Vulnerable People
    Food & Hunger

    Fake Foods Are Threatening South Africa's Most Vulnerable People

    By Thato Mahlangu|Aug. 31, 2018

    But most are unaware that counterfeit food and drink could be dangerous. Read more

  4. Article: South Africa Withdraws Land Expropriation Bill to Clear Path for Constitutional Changes
    Citizenship

    South Africa Withdraws Land Expropriation Bill to Clear Path for Constitutional Changes

    By Thato Mahlangu|Aug. 29, 2018

    It comes days after US President Donald Trump caused upset by tweeting about the potential reforms. Read more

  5. Article: 5 South African Musicians You Should Definitely Be Paying Attention to
    Citizenship

    5 South African Musicians You Should Definitely Be Paying Attention to

    By Thato Mahlangu|Aug. 29, 2018

    Their music teaches us about healing, love, and Ubuntu. Read more

  6. Article: Donald Trump Tweeted About Farmers in South Africa — and Sparked International Tensions
    Citizenship

    Donald Trump Tweeted About Farmers in South Africa — and Sparked International Tensions

    By Thato Mahlangu|Aug. 23, 2018

    South Africa's government said it “totally rejects this narrow perception.” Read more