Janet Munakamwe details the process of artisanal gold mining by migrant workers in South Africa. This photo blog is a companion piece to the article, Between a rock and a hard place: Informal artisanal gold mining in Johannesburg by Zaheera Jinnah.
All Photography by Alexia Webster and Janet Munakamwe: 13/09/2014
Janet Munakamwe is a doctoral researcher at the African Centre for Migration and Society at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
These photos were taken while doing research for the Migration for Work Research Consortium.
The views expressed in this post are those of the authors and in no way reflect those of the Africa at LSE blog or the London School of Economics and Political Science.