Sipho Kings

Sipho Kings was born in eSwatini, grew up in a village in Botswana and went to school in a town in Limpopo. Now he spends his days as the news editor of the Mail & Guardian, trying to treat issues such as climate change with the seriousness that they deserve. Starting as an intern at the Mail & Guardian, Sipho was the paper’s sole environment reporter for several years. Putting climate change on the paper’s front page has won him a dozen awards and seen him do a journalism fellowship at Harvard University.