Born in Cape Town in 1958, Zapiro couldn’t imagine a career in cartooning, so he studied architecture at University of Cape Town.

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'Big Mac with Lies':
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© Zapiro | Nov 25, 2011 | Mail & Guardian

Big Mac with Lies

HE'S SO BUSTED! 'Big Mac' Maharaj has been exposed as a liar and for being corrupt, just a week after he tried to suppress a Mail & Guardian story about his part in the arms deal. Once the Secrecy Bill is fully in place, hiding corruption will become much easier for dodgy politicians, and their corrupt practices will become as expedient as Zapiro's Bribe-Thru.

This cartoon was selected (in July 2012) as one of three candidates for the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism (Best Cartoon) Award for 2011.