Meet our Team

Michael Appel

Michael Appel is a reporter at eNCA and has worked as a journalist in South Africa for over a decade in the newspaper, online, magazine, and television news industries. His work has taken him around the globe from Ethiopia to China. He has appeared on a number of international news channels to discuss everything from high-profile court cases to elections in South Africa.
With his head in the news game, his heart lies in documentary making and telling the stories never told.

South Africa 22 Nov 2017 14:00 pm
The five cars chosen for the crash tests represent 65 percent of the sales volume in SA for a year.
South Africa 03 Nov 2017 13:52 pm
President Zuma visited the hospital for a walkabout, together with Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, as part of the Presidential Siyahlola Monitoring Programme.
Opinion 20 Oct 2017 11:36 am
The culture of impunity that has been fostered under the current administration boggles and infuriates.
Opinion 12 Oct 2017 10:41 am
A country’s history is its unique story. Leave out a part of that story and it ceases to be what so many South Africans are calling for these days - a true holistic representation.
South Africa 08 Oct 2017 12:22 pm
South Africa’s history is filled with countless acts of selflessness. Forgotten for over a century, these heroes are finally getting the recognition they deserve.
South Africa 07 Sep 2017 07:58 am
Businessman Kenny Kunene says gunmen opened fire on his car in Bramley on Tuesday night. Police say they're investigating a case of attempted murder.
South Africa 28 Jun 2017 11:39 am
Cellphone footage shows police who were deployed to an informal settlement in Sebokeng and as the situation escalates, a woman is shot point-blank.
South Africa 20 Jun 2017 12:37 pm
The dilapidated home has stood vacant for years, and hundreds of thousands -- if not millions – budgeted for the project, have disappeared.
South Africa 15 Jun 2017 19:14 pm
The South African Police Service's Investigative Psychology Unit is on the verge of collapse with only one remaining member in the entire police service.
South Africa 22 May 2017 11:02 am
It should be drawing local and international tourists to this small historic town, but Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's home in Brandfort has become an empty house of horrors.