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Madam & Eve is South Africa's most popular cartoon strip. The strip is currently syndicated in 13 publications and read by over 4 million people everyday. Madam & Eve takes a humorous look at the daily lives of two people from very different backgrounds as they experience life in postapartheid South Africa. The strip's main characters have become icons of a changing South Africa, providing light relief through the days of transition to democracy.

Gwen Anderson, also known as Madam, is a typical white South African madam struggling to come to terms with the new South Africa. Madam's new year resolution is to learn the difference between the washing machine and the dish washer.

Eve Sisulu, Madam's "domestic maintenance assistant" actually runs the household. Always fighting for a wage increase, Eve often sets up mini-businesses to run from home to supplement her meagre income. Madam & Eve fight a lot, but they secretly like each other, even though neither of them will admit it.

Mother Anderson is Madam's mother from England. She's a guest who arrived but has never left. Her hobbies are watching TV, drinking gin & tonics and fighting with Eve and the mielie lady.

Eve's precocious cousin who lives next door. She pops over all the time not only to visit Eve...but to see her favourite eighty year-old white woman, Mother Anderson.
No matter how many times Mother Anderson throws Thandi out, she keeps on coming back. Why? Simple. She may be hip and cynical for an eight year-old...but Thandi's convinced that beneath Mother Anderson's gruff exterior...is an even gruffer exterior. But at least she's good for a few laughs.
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