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Learn More about Wilson Mgobhozi


Compiled from Mgobhozi’s biography on www.africartoons.com (see link below) and from his award in the 10th annual Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Awards (2011).

Wilson Mgobhozi is a rising star in the South Africa cartooning world. Mgobhozi began as an illustrator for Johannesburg’s The Star newspaper and in 2008 took over a slot as an editorial cartoonist for the paper from the legendary cartoonist, Zapiro. Mgobhozi’s cartoons have been featured in many different newspapers as well as in the annual installments of The Year in Cartoons, produced by AfriCartoons. He has also been the recipient of several awards, such as the tenth annual Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Award (2011).

  • Read more about Wilson Mgobhozi and see more of his cartoons on www.africartoons.com.
  • Read about Mgobhozi’s Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Award on the Centre for Comic, Illustrative and Book Arts‘ website, here.
  • See the Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Award for Mgobhozi write-up on their website, here.