Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark is a British freelance journalist and filmmaker based in South Africa.

South Africa

Cape Town army deployment 'not a long-term solution'

Some living in 'murder hotspots' welcome move but others doubt it can ensure safety amid spiraling violent crime.

Cape Town army deployment 'not a long-term solution'

Africa

Will Zuma testimony help South Africa's fight against corruption?

The former president is appearing before a high-profile commission of inquiry into corruption during his time in office.

Will Zuma testimony help South Africa's fight against corruption?

South Africa

South Africa's ANC wins re-election with reduced majority

ANC remains in power with 57.5 percent of vote, but the outcome is its worst-ever showing at the polls.

South Africa's ANC wins re-election with reduced majority

South Africa

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as vote counting continues

President Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC party set to maintain its majority despite opposition gains, early results show.

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as vote counting continues

South Africa

South Africa elections: Polls close after national vote

Ruling African National Congress party faces challenge from centrist and far-left parties in nationwide vote.

South Africa elections: Polls close after national vote

South Africa

South Africa elections: What are the main issues?

Land reform has been a key campaign issue, but polls show voters are more concerned about the economy and unemployment.

South Africa elections: What are the main issues?

South Africa

South Africa elections: 'Born frees' call for change

Young generation born after the end of apartheid in 1994 wants 'real equality' in the country.

South Africa elections: 'Born frees' call for change

South Africa

South Africa elections: Ramaphosa battles to restore faith in ANC

South Africa's president seeks reelection amid popular frustration with economic divisions and corruption.

South Africa elections: Ramaphosa battles to restore faith in ANC

South Africa

Weekend rallies mark final push before crucial South Africa vote

Forty-eight parties will appear on South Africa's national ballot on Wednesday, 19 more than those registered in 2014.

Weekend rallies mark final push before crucial South Africa vote

South Africa

On night patrol with a South African vigilante group

In Galeshewe township, a group of men and women patrol the streets, dishing out 'blessings' to suspected criminals.

On night patrol with a South African vigilante group

Business & Economy

Illicit gold trade fuels conflict in South African mining town

Authorities say 90 percent of murders in Durban Deep outside Johannesburg are linked to illegal gold mining.

Illicit gold trade fuels conflict in South African mining town

Human Rights

Intimidating journalists: The death of Suna Venter

What the death of one South African journalist may reveal about the intimidation facing sections of the media.

Intimidating journalists: The death of Suna Venter