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Kevin Davie

Kevin Davie

Kevin Davie is M&G's business editor. A journalist for more than 30 years, he has worked in senior positions at most major titles in the country. Davie is a Nieman Fellow (1995-1996) and cyberspace innovator, having co-founded SA's first online-only news portal, Woza, and the first online stockbroking operation. He is a lecturer at Wits Journalism. In his spare time he can be found riding a bicycle, usually somewhere remote.
    The ghosts that accompany solo explorers
    The ghosts that accompany solo explorers
    No one in their right mind would go to a place where they induce a condition akin to schizophrenia, but it turns out this is what I have been doing....
    From Russia with atomic love
    From Russia with atomic love
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    Song of the desert road
    Song of the desert road
    If there’s an intriguing road in South Africa it has to be the one through the Kgalagadi and Karoo that runs for almost 1 000km alongside the...
    The storyteller's map: A journey to the land of the |Xam Bushmen
    The storyteller's map: A journey to the land of the |Xam Bushmen
    More than a century ago, a /Xam Bushman storyteller named //Kabbo made a map showing the places in the arid Northern Cape where he and his people...
    Mining Indaba peppered with investment pessimism
    Mining Indaba peppered with investment pessimism
    Africa remains the big growth story, so much so that the annual Mining Indaba in Cape Town bills itself as the world's largest investment conference....
    Wealth division in SA and around the world
    Wealth division in SA and around the world
    Thomas Piketty, the French economist whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century has become one of the most talked-about – if not read –...
    Racing to Rhodes and other deprivations
    Racing to Rhodes and other deprivations
    I was hardly into long-distance cycling when I read of riders like Mike Curiak who'd take his first sleep break hundreds of kilometres into a ride...
    Travelling to Iraq - let the waters rise
    Travelling to Iraq - let the waters rise
    Like many South Africans I normally head for the coast over the holiday break, but not this year: I went to Iraq instead.
    Bikes give wheels to Parisian liberté
    Bikes give wheels to Parisian liberté
    A connecting flight last month took me through Paris and gave me the chance to spend four days in a city I had not visited for 30 years.
    Huszar's last hurrah is hard on easing
    Huszar's last hurrah is hard on easing
    Andrew Huszar had such a job. This week in an article in the Wall Street Journal, he told us all about it. "I can only say: I'm sorry,...
    Policy and piracy on choppy seas
    Policy and piracy on choppy seas
    You don't have to wander far in Morocco's capital city of Rabat to stumble across its ancient history — at least to the Roman ruins,...
    The great push into the Atlantic
    The great push into the Atlantic