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See The Gathering 2020 in caricature

Cartoonist Andy Mason at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering in Cape Town on Friday 6 March 2020. (Photo: Bernard Kotze)

Seated on the sidelines in the Ballroom conference room, artist Andy Mason (aka N.D. Mazin) sketched live cartoons of some of the sessions at The Gathering at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Friday. Here is a selection of sketches, accompanied by news reports of the panels.

Introducing the Theme: Rebuilding South Africa. [N.D. Mazin]





Restoring Justice to South Africa, with Robert Appelbaum, Robert McBride and Lwando Xaso. [N.D. Mazin]

See news report from the panel here:

Amnesty suggested as a way to deal with State Capture cases



Answering the Energy Crisis, with Mark Swilling and Adil Nchabeleng. [N.D. Mazin]

See news report from the panel here:

The Great Energy Debate: Atoms vs Photons



South Africa’s Economy: The Way Out of the Quagmire, with Maria Ramos, Iraj Abedian and Gardner Rusike. [N.D. Mazin]

See news report from the panel here:

Unemployment scourge: ‘The challenge is macro’ and there is hope


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