Sean Christie

Eppel’s acid satire finds new purchase in Zim

Dismissed as a 'settler' in the early decades in Zimbabwe’s independence, the Bulawayo-based writer has started to resonate with young Zimbabweans.

Rural charm and peace

The beautiful town of Ladismith in the Klein Karoo may be off the beaten track, but tourists who skirt it are missing out.

Leaderless farm strike is ‘organic’

Fed-up farm workers have bypassed unions and political parties and have taken matters into their own hands, writes Sean Christie.

Drawing inspiration from the comic underground

Sean Christie goes on a seven-day mission into South Africa's 'exploding' cartoon culture.

Story of an African farm murder

In July 2010, three people were brutally murdered on Sherwood Farm in KZN. But what really happened that night only unravelled in the courtroom.

Vote lobbying lands SA in hot water

Amid worsening relations with Nigeria, Pretoria stands accused of buying support for its candidate for African Union commission chief.

Answer to the truckers’ queue

As part of our Dispatches series, we take a look at how trucker Willie gets through Beitbridge.

Wildlife prices too big for genes

Stampede for buying rare animals has boosted the game industry -- but alarm bells are ringing over exorbitant pricing.

New president grows power base

New president of Malawi Joyce Banda has fired some members of government and parliamentarians have crossed the floor, strengthening her power base.

SADC lapse deals Nigeria a prized ace

South Africa's continental rival, Nigeria, has seized an opportunity that arose when Africa's southern region suspended its own court.

SA and the AU: It’s complicated

A complex matrix of issues stymied Dlamini-Zuma's bid for Africa's top job.

Failed promises steal the glitter from MK’s golden jubilee

It should have been a glorious celebration. Instead it had veterans wondering what they fought for.

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