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Author Profile: Jeremy Gordin

History . Jeremy Gordin, the 2007 Mondi Shanduka South African Journalist of the Year, is the Director of the Investigative Journalism Workshop’s Justice Project at Wits University. Gordin has a string of awards to his name, having also won Mondi Shanduka awards in 2003 and 2004. Gordin writes a column for Politicsweb and served as […]

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Author Profile: Andrew Feinstein

History . Andrew Josef Feinstein was elected an ANC member of pariliament in South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994. He resigned in 2001 in protest at the ANC government’s refusal to allow an unfettered investigation into an arms deal that was tainted by allegations of high-level corruption. His political memoir, After the Party: A […]

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Author Profile: Michael Cardo

History . Michael Cardo was born in Durban in 1977. In 2003 he gained a PhD in History from the University of Cambridge. He has worked for the Democratic Alliance since 2003: as Director of Research; as Helen Zille‚Äôs speechwriter during the 2009 election; and currently as a policy adviser. Between 2006 and 2008, he […]

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Author Profile: Bruce Bryden

History . Bruce Bryden was born in Johannesburg and was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, followed by Honours in Wildlife Management at Pretoria University. In 1971 he started his career in the Kruger National Park as a graduate assistant biologist. He progressed through the ranks as ranger, district […]

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