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Sean Christie

Sean Christie

    Zambia's guardian is quite a guy
    Zambia's guardian is quite a guy
    Three years ago, Sean Christie interviewed Guy Scott in a Slavic café at the Crossroads Mall in Lusaka in the week before the 2011 Zambian...
    'White gold' leaves a dark stain in Lesotho
    'White gold' leaves a dark stain in Lesotho
    It is often said that legions of American children, 70 years into the age of the supermarket, are shocked to learn that the milk in their cereal...
    Remembering Zimbabwe's great alien invasion
    Remembering Zimbabwe's great alien invasion
    Tracking down one of the Ariel School experiencers took some doing, but eventually I connected with Sarah* in what she referred to as "a most...
    On the road with heroin smugglers
    On the road with heroin smugglers
    I first met Adam three years ago, in a forlorn place under Nelson Mandela Boulevard, the freeway that snips the City of Cape Town from its port....
    Zim's futures follow current trends
    Zim's futures follow current trends
    The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), one of the few remaining bourses in the world that still operates a manual trading system, will this year...
    The Cape’s Adamastor gives kite-surfer kings wings
    The Cape’s Adamastor gives kite-surfer kings wings
    It was a fun game, to imaginatively drop the 16th-century Portuguese poet Luís de Camões among the crowds gathered at the Big Bay...
    Searching for the soul of the Jukskei
    Searching for the soul of the Jukskei
    My idea to walk Johannesburg's infamously polluted Jukskei River sank almost as soon as I decided to do something about it. When you become...
    The good, the bad and the Bosman
    The good, the bad and the Bosman
    Herman Charles Bosman, author of the gently humorous, much-loved Oom Schalk Lourens stories, spent four years in jail for the murder of his...
    Zimbabwe's forests are going up in smoke
    Zimbabwe's forests are going up in smoke
    The big man in Zimbabwe tobacco is Dr Andrew Matibiri, the chief executive of the tobacco industry marketing board, which has presided over tobacco...
    Ten years of crazy fokken rock
    Ten years of crazy fokken rock
    In 2003, Fokofpolisiekar (Fuckoffpolicecar) raised the middle finger to Afrikaner pieties and articulated, with self-destructive behaviour and...
    A tokoloshe ate my circulation but Gordin wants it back!
    A tokoloshe ate my circulation but Gordin wants it back!
    "The Daily Sun's wheels definitely came off a bit after Deon died, adding to the wheels that had already come off," says...
    Welcome to Zimbabwe’s new, old country clubs
    Welcome to Zimbabwe’s new, old country clubs
    A little while ago, Zimbabwe-born photographer Lisa King suggested it might be interesting to revisit Zimbabwe’s country clubs. I was...