Tag Archives: africa

Tanzania’s descent into despotism

John Magufuli came to power in Tanzania amid much fanfare. He’s done much in the way of reform — but the slow creep towards autocracy is concerning.

Discovering a hidden corner of the Kruger on foot

Exploring the Kruger National Park’s extraordinary Pafuri region: a land of fever tree forests, ancient baobabs, dramatic gorgeous and stunning wildlife.

Time out in Tofo

Come to this Mozambican village for the surfing and diving — then stay for the great food, laid-back vibes and stylish digs.

Fight for food and freedom

The Swazi cook who hosted struggle heroes is still working for the health of her people.

Kayak cruising on Lake Malawi

Paradise found: Lake Malawi’s blissful islands, Domwe and Mumbo.

The Swazi hot sauce brand fired up about fair trade chilli

Black Mamba – a range of sauces, pestos and chutneys – is empowering organic famers in Swaziland.

Nick Megens (right) with fellow LM Radio DJ John Novik shortly after the Radio Palace siege was lifted in 1974.

LM Radio once broadcast the sounds of freedom into apartheid SA — now it’s back

The remarkable rebirth of LM Radio: Africa’s first commercial radio station and the forerunner to 5fm.