Justice Malala

(Political Analyst)

Based: Johannesburg

Justice Malala is one of South Africa’s most respected political commentators and newspaper columnists. An award-winning former newspaper editor, Malala writes regular weekly columns for The Times newspaper and the Financial Mail magazine.
He also presents a weekly political talk show (The Justice Factor on the independent eNews Channel, Sundays at 9.30am and 12.30pm). He is the resident political analyst for e.tv and eNews Channel.
His work has been published internationally in newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Financial Times, The Independent, Forbes, Institutional Investor, The Age and The Observer. He has also contributed to BBC Online and Deutsche Welle.
He has given talks and rendered political advisory to international and local institutions such as JP Morgan, Liberty, Lehman Brothers, Old Mutual and Edcon.
Between 2007 and 2011 he was general manager of Avusa Media’s newspaper division and publisher of The Sowetan and the Sunday World newspapers.
Malala was founding editor of ThisDay, the quality, upmarket South African daily newspaper which was launched on October 7 2003 and folded a year later. Malala was an executive producer on Hard Copy I and II, a ground-breaking television series on SABC 3. Hard Copy I won the Golden Horn Award for best television series.
Malala is a judge on the country’s most prestigious investigative journalism award, the Taco Kuiper Awards for Investigative Journalism. His collection of satirical Financial Mail columns, Let Them Eat Cake, is available at all good bookshops.



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