Sean Christie

Zambia’s guardian is quite a guy

Sean Christie recalls a 2011 interview with new Zambian Interim President Guy Scott, a self-proclaimed do-gooder.

‘White gold’ leaves a dark stain in Lesotho

For some in the mountain kingdom, water is a curse that has washed away any chance of a good life.

Remembering Zimbabwe’s great alien invasion

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.

On the road with heroin smugglers

After meeting a Tanzanian stowaway, Sean Christie gets caught up in a hair-raising heroin run from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.

Zim’s futures follow current trends

The country's stock exchange is finally going to be automated, but that is no hedge against the uncertainty.

The Cape’s Adamastor gives kite-surfer kings wings

How Cape Town - with its "French Alps of wind" - became the hottest kite surfing destination in the world. Again.

Searching for the soul of the Jukskei

New-age explorer Sean Christie walked the length of the 50km Jukskei River in Johannesburg. Here he accounts for this foolishness.

The good, the bad and the Bosman

Herman Charles Bosman's colourful life story ?has been equally sanitised and sensationalised. The true story turns out to be rather well-hidden.

Zimbabwe’s forests are going up in smoke

The country's tobacco industry is recovering well – but at the expense of food and the environment.

Ten years of crazy fokken rock

Some things have changed for the alternative rockers in Fokofpolisiekar. Sean Christie finds out about the decade that was.

A tokoloshe ate my circulation but Gordin wants it back!

Sean Christie spent some time in the office of Daily Sun to establish what has changed since the death of its founder, Deon du Plessis.

Welcome to Zimbabwe’s new, old country clubs

The country’s once very colonial clubs have taken on a whole new meaning.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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