“The doctors said the lead reached my baby through my breast milk.” This was the moment when Phyllis Omido realised that the lead smelting plant she was working at was poisoning an entire slum in [...]

Meet AJ, the 2-year-old South African DJ with thousands of fans

Meet DJ AJ, a prodigious toddler who learnt to mix music before he could even speak.

This man reviews books through car windows on a motorway in Johannesburg

Meet Philani Dladla, a young man from South Africa who defied all the odds to pursue his love of and evangelism for reading. The 24-year-old’s story is an outstanding tale of [...]

Who is Nelson Mandela?

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn [...]

The man who loved Africa – Christopher Rimmer

In an attempt to articulate the visceral potency of Christopher Rimmer’s photography, the author, Tony Park said Rimmer’s work looked so deeply into Africa’s heart that you could almost feel the [...]

Raabia Hawa’s love affair with wildlife

An interview with Raabia Hawa, a well-known “Kenyan Radio presenter with a passion for people and wildlife, people for wildlife, and wildlife for the people”. Hi Raabia. Thanks for taking [...]

When the juice is worth the squeeze

An interview with Greg du Toit, South African wildlife photographer and photographic guide. Hi Greg, thanks a million for taking the time to chat with us. It’s a real honor [...]

How to communicate with animals with Anna Breytenbach – Part Four

9. Are there any anecdotes that you’d like to share with my audience? Instances where you were able to identify the causes behind strange animal behavior patterns for instance? There [...]

How to communicate with animals with Anna Breytenbach – Part Three

7. Can this amazing communication technique be applied to any animal? Wild animals, domestic ones, reptiles (snakes?), insects (ants?)? Pardon me if some of my questions sound a little “naive”, [...]

How to communicate with animals with Anna Breytenbach – Part Two

4. At this point, I’m sure a lot of people (including myself 🙂 ) are dying to ask a specific question, and that is: How do you actually communicate with [...]

How to communicate with animals with Anna Breytenbach

Hi Anna! Thanks for taking the time for this, I really appreciate it! 🙂 1. Tell us a little about your personal background/where you’re from, etc.? I was born and [...]

Capturing African wildlife with Herman Gerber from Safari TV

An Interview with Herman Gerber, professional camera operator in the Sabi Sands. 1. Hi Herman! Please present yourself in a couple of words… I am a professional live wildlife photographer [...]

Reaching the roof of Africa with Kerry de Bruyn

An interview with professional photographer Kerry de Bruyn, from Kerry de Hi Kerry, thanks for taking the time to share with us your Kili climb experience, I really appreciate it! [...]

Meet Soham: professional crocodile trainer and snake whisperer

When profession rimes with passion… Soham Mukherjee is a professional herpetologist who works closely with incredible (yet very unpredictable) animals: crocodiles, snakes and arachnids. While he is not based in Africa he still [...]