Archive for March 4th, 2006

Beautiful(l) Girl (Podcast)

Africa is full of beautiful girls. Elsewhere in the world they would have had good jobs, equal rights and chances. Reality here is that a lot of girls are living just to survive, often with a kid, no parents and a husband or father who has left. The stories behind the beautiful faces of Africa […]

Shell Durban is going to replace pipeline (Podcast)

I visited South Africa last december for reports on the Shell/BP refinery SAPREF in surf city Durban. Doing a report for the series “Forgotten stories” broadcast by public broadcast organisation Llink in Netherlands. Local people have more than average astma there and are complaining about the flaring, burning of poisonous gas. Last week Shell/BP made […]

Maputo weddings (Podcast)

On a trip last year, bumped into a weddingparty in Maputo. In Mozambique people are marrying on saturdays. Near the parc photographers with good old camera’s are offering their services to the fresh couples. Other Mozambiquans are selling soda’s and making hamburgers. Young and happy people are arriving in cars, followed by their singing families. […]