Tag Archives: africa

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.

Hot and happening at the 10th Bushfire festival

Swaziland’s Bushfire has become the warmest, most diverse music festival south of the Zambezi. I traced the smoke to its founder, Jiggs Thorne.

Bringing people home

Angel Jones, the founder of the Homecoming Revolution, on convincing talent to return to Africa.

Mozambicans flee as Renamo and Frelimo face off

Innocent lives up-ended as conflict escalates.