Sub-Saharan Africa

Our archive of travel stories from South Africa and Zimbabwe

Claire and Iain with friends at Mokkos in Shanghai

Making a Life in China: A Documentary

An eTV documentary following three South Africans living in Bejing and Shanghai

An illiterate old lady in a Shanghai linglong that was due for demolition last year. We spoke to her on camera.

South African in China

Thoughts on being South African in China, ahead of our appearance in the documentary Postcards from China, with links for Africans in China.

Old World Wandering

Victoria Falls: Smoke and Thunder

Soon after I arrived in Cape Town, my mother announced that she had been remiss. I’d arrived on a short visit home, before the extended [...]