Category JOURNALISM

Zanele Muholi: Speaking back to hate

“I’ve never produced a picture for fun,” says Zanele Muholi. “I’ve only ever produced photographs to speak on or against something. I need to conscientize people.”

Zander Blom’s fantastic abstractions

He can afford more than pilchards now, but painter Zander Blom is still taking risks.

Pieter Hugo: State of confusion

Pieter Hugo’s exhibition, Kin, captures a South Africa caught between a troubled past and uncertain future.

Collaboration is crucial to conserve Africa’s last wild places

Wilderness Safaris has proved time and again that collaboration — with governments, communities and even its rivals — is key to conservation success.

Martin Meredith on Africa’s tumultous history and staggering wealth

An interview with historian and journalist Martin Meredith whose book, The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour is a sweeping, magisterial and eloquently detailed account of the continent’s history.

On the campaign trail with Mmusi Maimane

In the run-up to South Africa’s 2014 general elections, I joined Mmusi Maimane — then the Democratic Alliance’s Gauteng premier candidate — for a morning on the campaign trail. Five years later it still offers clues about the head of the official opposition.

Walking the Camino: a reinvigorating retreat-in-motion

Walking the Portuguese Camino, from Porto to Santiago de Compostela, is an opportunity for reflection and rejuvenation.