PODCAST: The Ghost

This story is about the small town of Matjiesfontein in the Karoo. It is a story where the desert wind blows, and the lines between the past, the present, reality and dream are blurred.

This story is about the small town of Matjiesfontein in the Karoo. It is a story where the desert wind blows, and the lines between the past, the present, reality and dream are blurred.

Sometimes taking a detour can reveal an entire world you did not know existed. That is what happens to reporter Lars Overland, who drives into a small town on his way to somewhere else and ends up chasing ghosts through a sleepless night.

This story is about the small town of Matjiesfontein in the Karoo. It is a story where the desert wind blows, and the lines between the past, the present, reality and dream are blurred.

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This is the third episode in the new SoundAfrica series “Re-visits.” In this series SoundAfrica takes another look at stories from the past that linger in the back of our minds, continuing to effect us.

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​Rasmus Bitsch

​Rasmus Bitsch

Rasmus Bitsch is a co-founder and Editor of Sound Africa. He is a journalist and writer dedicated to developing and promoting creative non-fiction radio and podcast in South Africa. 
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    Sound Africa is the first South African podcast platform that makes creative non-fiction documentaries. We believe in the transformative power of stories and have made it our mission to create narratives that reflect the complexities of South African life. We are a non-profit organisation that also helps new voices tell stories that live on after the tape has run out.
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