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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
    Sleep-deprived adventurers have told of feeling presences during times of distress on their long expeditions, but what is this spectre of solitude?
    From Russia with atomic love
    From Russia with atomic love
    Rosatom can do it, but President Jacob Zuma and Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's rush to go nuclear has been reckless.
    Song of the desert road
    Song of the desert road
    Kevin Davie embarks on his quest to find a suitable route using the back roads from Johannesburg to the Cape.
    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
    An old hand-drawn map provided inspiration for a trip to the arid Northern Cape to visit the places spoken of in a Bushman's stories.
    Mining Indaba peppered with investment pessimism
    Mining Indaba peppered with investment pessimism
    Despite recent excitement for opportunity in Africa, much-vaunted as mining's new golden goose, investment and industry are slowing to a crawl.
    Wealth division in SA and around the world
    Wealth division in SA and around the world
    French economist Thomas Piketty sees the source of the 2008 financial crash in the unsustainable levels of inequality that characterises capitalism.
    Racing to Rhodes and other deprivations
    Racing to Rhodes and other deprivations
    Kevin Davie deals with sleep monsters and hallucinations in a bid to cycle on minimal sleep and beat his previous Ride2Rhodes time.
    Travelling to Iraq - let the waters rise
    Travelling to Iraq - let the waters rise
    Kevin Davie travels to Iraq, the revived marshland home of the enemies Saddam Hussein set out to destroy.
    Bikes give wheels to Parisian liberté
    Bikes give wheels to Parisian liberté
    After a wobbly start, bicycle schemes are taking off globally.
    Policy and piracy on choppy seas
    Policy and piracy on choppy seas
    Kevin Davie reflects on a recent conference in Rabat held to explore the potential of a re-energised Atlantic Basin.
    The great push into the Atlantic
    The great push into the Atlantic
    Europe funds extensive study into developing the Atlantic as an economic unit to counter growing import of Pacific.