News: February 2010

Malema's Dilemma

Listen to Radio 702 / Cape Talks' recent interview with Julius Malema in a new window (while you return to view cartoons in this window) here!

Posted on Feb 24, 2010 by Africartoons

ZA News returns!

Following its groundbreaking first season, the satirical online newscast ZA News is back at last – with new puppet characters, a brand new website, new skits and more irreverence than ever!

Posted on Feb 22, 2010 by Africartoons

Treknet turns five!

Treknet, the newspaper cartoon strip about the adventures of two fishermen Boet and John, has blossomed from a weekly strip in a local rag to a nationally syndicated daily strip now appearing in 22 publications extending to Namibia and all the way to Sweden.

Posted on Feb 15, 2010 by Africartoons

Zapiro at the Slave Lodge (11 Feb - 18 April, 2010)

"Drawing on Madiba" is a professionally curated exhibition of cartoons by Jonathan Shapiro (Zapiro) currently on show at the Iziko Slave Lodge complimenting the greater exhibition entitled "Mandela - Leader, Comrade, Negotiator, Prisoner, Statesman" at the same venue.

Posted on Feb 11, 2010 by John Curtis

MANDELA CARTOONS: 20 Years of Freedom

Twenty years ago when Nelson Mandela walked free, the world's cartoonists waited with bated breath and pens poised wondering what he would look like.

It had been 27 years since their reference photographs were taken, and his image had been banned by the apartheid government since. They also wondered what line his politics would take.

Posted on Feb 09, 2010 by Africartoons