Sean Christie recalls a 2011 interview with new Zambian Interim President Guy Scott, a self-proclaimed do-gooder.
For some in the mountain kingdom, water is a curse that has washed away any chance of a good life.
Twenty years ago, 62 pupils at Ariel School said they saw an alien spaceship. It's still regarded as one of the most compelling events in UFO history.
After meeting a Tanzanian stowaway, Sean Christie gets caught up in a hair-raising heroin run from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.
The country's stock exchange is finally going to be automated, but that is no hedge against the uncertainty.
How Cape Town - with its "French Alps of wind" - became the hottest kite surfing destination in the world. Again.
New-age explorer Sean Christie walked the length of the 50km Jukskei River in Johannesburg. Here he accounts for this foolishness.
Herman Charles Bosman's colourful life story ?has been equally sanitised and sensationalised. The true story turns out to be rather well-hidden.
The country's tobacco industry is recovering well – but at the expense of food and the environment.
Some things have changed for the alternative rockers in Fokofpolisiekar. Sean Christie finds out about the decade that was.