Take a long walk in Zoleka Mandela’s hand-painted sneakers

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Take a long walk in Zoleka Mandela’s hand-painted sneakers

A hobby to help her deal with losing her mother Zindzi Mandela has turned into a fledgling business

Senior reporter

Zoleka Mandela is channelling her grief over the loss of her mother Zindzi onto canvas – sneakers that is.

The granddaughter of late statesman Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela refused to turn to her old vices such as drugs and alcohol as her coping mechanisms.

Instead Zoleka’s search for catharsis has resulted in her hand-painting canvas sneakers, which has quickly bloomed into a business opportunity as orders pour in thanks to her social media shoes stories...

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