Mazwai, Thami

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Mazwai, Thami

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  • Mazwai, Thamsanqa (Thami) Edmund

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1944–

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Journalist, anti-apartheid activist, academic and businessman. He was jailed for two years for refusing to testify against a fellow student. He played a leading part in the organisation of black journalists and then in the South African Editors Forum (SANEF) which was formed through unification of black and white journalists organisations. He resigned from SANEF after disagreement about the roles and responsibilities of the media in South Africa.

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ZA-COM-03397

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