Shaun Swingler is a multimedia journalist based in Cape Town, South Africa. He focuses on social issues in South Africa and abroad – particularly crime and conflict. His work has appeared in publications such as the Guardian, VICE, Al Jazeera,Roads & Kingdoms, Buzzfeed, Mail & Guardian, Discovery Channel, Daily Maverick, FHM, Rolling Stone SA, and many others.

Shaun has co-authored a book with eNCA reporter, Karyn Maughan, on Johan Kotze, the man dubbed the “Modimolle Monster”. The book, published by Jacana Media, is entitled Love is War: The Modimolle Monster.


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