Zulu Worrier

30 September 2006

When 11-year-old Martine Allen, orphaned and forlon, leaves London and arrives in Cape Town, a passenger "reaches out a damp pink paw" to pat her on the shoulder: "Cheer up love. You're in Africa now."

Township Blues

28 February 2004

After 30 years, apartheid caught up with an Africa reporter in Soweto's Hector Pieterson museum.