Lynsey Chutel

Lynsey Chutel

I'm a multimedia journalist.

I am reporter for Quartz, covering Africa in the 21st century, touching on technology, gender and politics. I've been a correspondent with the AP, a TV producer & blogged about African pop culture.

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Uber faces harassment in South Africa from local cabdrivers - US ...

Uber faces harassment in South Africa from local ca...

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Malaysia Says Possible MH370 Debris Found in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African archaeologist has found a piece of debris with part of an aircraft engine manufacturer's logo and Malaysia's transport minister said Tuesday that authorities will examine it to see if it is from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370....

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A miners' union spokesman in South Africa says only three people remain missing after a building collapsed above a gold mine, trapping dozens of people

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African miners' union says about 87 people are trapped after a building collapsed at a gold mine in the country's eastern Mpumalanga province....

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Sizing up Trump worldwide: Thumbs down from Tibetan monk, thumbs up from Russian tycoon

BALMEDIE, Scotland (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering, golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He's known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name on...

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South Africa's lion hunting industry to be hit by new US protections which may reduce clients

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's trophy hunting industry will face new restrictions from this week's decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect African lions under the Endangered Species Act....

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A life of poverty, violence for Africa's millions of child brides as their numbers set to rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The 14-year-old girl had just arrived home from school when her family told her to swap her school uniform for traditional wedding robes. While she had been sitting in her 7th grade classroom in South Africa, her male relatives had received a $570 bride price for her...

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At UN climate talks African nations pledge to restore forests in fight against climate change

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tree by tree, more than a dozen African governments pledged to restore the continent's natural forests at the United Nations climate talks on Sunday....

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South African President Defends Himself

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a tumultuous session of Parliament, South Africa's president has rejected allegations that he is influenced by a wealthy business family, saying that he is in charge of the government and the appointment of Cabinet ministers....