Mfuneko Toyana currently works as a journalist in the Reuters News, Southern Africa bureau, writing about the economics, financial markets, climate change and politics. Before that he worked in advertising, marketing and as a freelance photographer. He is also studying for a master’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. Born and raised in Johannesburg, Mfuneko’s academic interests are African history and literature, political economy, gender studies and narrative journalism. In his spare time, he writes short fiction.