Top Things to do in KwaZulu Natal, for SA&Beyond Magazine.

The Zulu Kingdom – South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal province, is known for its unique blend of natural beauty, proud cultural diversity and vibrant pulsating energy. But beyond the popular coastline is a somewhat overlooked land that beckons discovery. One with emerald green hills strewn with rural settlements, game reserves stocked with wildlife, indigenous forests, commanding mountains and impressive rivers. These are some of the top things to do in the area. Durban, the sultry city Hot in climate, character and local curry, allow yourself plenty of time to unlock Durban’s…

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The Crossing. Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for the adventure seeker, for khuluma inflight magazine.

The Crossing. Some suffered the indignity of running out of cold beer, while others were badly hit by Cyclone Kurumi and fell off the radar. In this month’s kulula khuluma in-flight magazine (March 2020 pages 129-136) I share about the adventure-seekers I met, and how they’d raced across the Atlantic in this year’s Cape2Rio Yacht Race. It was calm and nearing midnight, the moon a thin slither in the dark sky asI bobbed up and down on the tiniest little rubber duck just beyond Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay, waiting…

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Coronavirus: Nature, big pharma, US/China at play

With Femi Kusa What is Coronavirus? This question appears too elementary at this point when Corona virus has become the  most discussed subject on earth. The truth is that this germ is still wooled up. Some people believe Americans developed Coronavirus and hurled it on China, to destabilise and prevent this Asian economic giant from spiralling from the world’s second biggest economy to the first. Such thinkers believe China invited  trouble upon its head when it engaged America in a customs tariff war while also aggressively uprooting Euro-American economic fortresses…

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