Zambia

Carry on up the Zambezi

7 September 2019 9:00 am

I loved this book so much I was appalled. Why, when bookshops are stacked full of memoirs by authors who…

The latest African authors take on globalisation

23 July 2016 9:00 am

In a Johannesburg mall, a listless and lonely IT worker chats with his dad about the bitter fruits of upward…

Red sky of warning: Elephants and Cape buffaloes cross the Luangwa River

The Luangwa is far from being a happy valley

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Simon Barnes opens with a presumably true idea, that we are all in search of our own versions of paradise…

A president in the family

12 December 2015 9:00 am

This time last year I was running around excitedly telling all my friends that I had an African president in…

My night in Zambia with Ian Dury 

15 February 2014 9:00 am

Every time I hear that song ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’ played on the radio, I think, Lord,…

Beyond the Malachite Hills, by Jonathan Lawley; Last Man In, by John Hare - review

11 May 2013 9:00 am

In post when the curtain came down on Britain’s African empire, there survives today a generation of colonial officers whose…