Comrade Editor

On life, journalism and the birth of Namibia

Gwen Lister

ISBN:

9780624092568

Epub ISBN:

9780624092575

Publisher:

Tafelberg

Date Released:

June 2021

Price (incl. VAT):

R 390.00

Format:

Soft cover, 388pp


About this book:

Comrade Editor is the story of Gwen Lister, the activist journalist who achieved global renown for opposing South Africa’s occupation of Namibia. Lister cut her journalistic teeth with Hannes Smith at the Windhoek Advertiser. Together they started the Windhoek Observer. When increased pressure from the white establishment forced her out, she founded The Namibian in 1985.  

A brave and honest account of the personal and professional journey of one of Africa’s foremost journalists.