About Us

Photohadithi is a distinctive Multimedia organisation with a difference.

In the context of the word Hadithi which in Swahili means story, we are conscious that storytelling has been integral in the African culture from generation to generation.
Through Photography & Digital Content, we explore the world of image-making to find significant creative solutions for our clients.
We are about building partnerships by creating meaningful work that encourages social behavior change.
Photohadithi currently has a presence in Johannesburg and in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Part of 150 new initiates of the Ndebele people in Mpumalanga , South Africa on 27th July 2006.The young men  aged between 18 to 34 were  in the bush for two months healing and learning as how assume the responsibilities of being a man.On this day they have come out to be presented to the community and be presented  with beads by the chief  after which they went back to their homes to assume responsibilty  in the community. The event takes place every four years but will have to be postponed in 2010 because of the world cup coming to South Africa.Photo Antony Kaminju/ Reuters

Ndebele Feature

Young South Africans in a trendy street of Melville Johannesburg.Left is Ncobile Nzimisa and Mbali Khuzwayo.Photo Antony Kaminju

Black Diamonds

A Kaizer Chief fan a Soweto Derby.Photo Antony Kaminju

SA Soccer Fans

SUNDAY BEST
For many immigrants who come to Johannesburg they battle to adapt to the challenges of a new life in a big city. Their cultural ways become a thing of memory than one to be lived. Many struggle to adapt to the ways of the big city. However one thing that is common to many immigrants is the specialness associated with Sundays. In many African communities Sunday is a special day, one of worship and relaxation. More to this is that it’s the day to look smart. It’s the day to wear your ‘Sunday best’ as it’s called. It’s the day to wear that jewellery that is special, or the suit, dress that arouses attention. Its perceived as family day, one to sit back and relax.
The approach to the project is street photography on selected streets of Yeoville. Yeoville is inhabited by a large number of African immigrants. The participants will be photographed on Sundays when going or coming from their places of worship or just those who may fit within the theme of ‘Sunday best.’
Yeovile Landscape
Yeoville is said to have been one of the best residential suburbs before 1994. The area was declared a suburb in 1890 and was advertised as a sanitarian for the rich. Set on a ridge, it was said its air was purer unlike the smoky mining city of Johannesburg below, which was fast developing at the time. Over the years, Yeoville has gone through a transformation from a mainly Jewish area to a bohemian cultural centre that attracted all kinds of burgeoning artists and activists. The main streets such as Rocky were transformed from a quiet area that catered for local residents to a host of restaurants, bars, art clubs that attracted visitors from afar.
By 1990’s most of the white residents were moving to seemingly better suburbs due to great infrastructure decay and chaos including drugs and other crimes that visited Yeoville. Their place was taken mainly by hundreds of African immigrants and the area is generally perceived to be a Pan Africanist suburb. Although sti

Sunday Best

Informal gold diggers sift through sad and mud along the riverbeds in Ikolomani village in Kakamega county 500 km west of Nairobi Kenya. The then pan the sand in search of gold residues. The informal gold mining has been practiced for years in Ikolomani, sometimes leading to deaths when the mines curve in as they occasionally do. However, that has not deterred others in a county rated among the poor in the country. Over the weekend they participate in bull fighting competitions where the whole village comes together to ululate and celebrate the winner.

Gold Digging in Kenya

Chief N.J.Mashlangu  from Kwadebele  in Mpumalanga , South Africa.He is talking to part of the 150 new iniatiates of the Ndebele .The young men  aged between 18 to 34 were presented by  the chief  with beads  after which they went back to their homes to assume responsibilty  in the community. They had been in seclusion for two months. The event takes place after every four years.Photo Antony Kaminju

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