From Adam Tas to Thuli Madonsela - 350 years of fearless South African whistleblowers

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350 years of fearless South African whistleblowers
350 years of fearless South African whistleblowers

While researching Rogues' Gallery: An Irreverent History of Corruption in South Africa, from the VOC to the ANC we lifted the lid on 350 years of fiendish corruption in the beloved and benighted country.

But as much as JZ comes from a long line of rogues, Thuli Madonsela, Glynnis Breytenbach, Themba Maseko, Mosilo Mothepu, Mcebisi Jonas, Pravin Gordhan, Andrew Feinstein and the journalists at the coalface of the Gupta leaks come from a proud heritage of blowing the whistle and speaking truth to power.

Throughout our history, where there are Zumas there are fortunately also Madonselas. This is our tribute to the true heroes of our book - and our country.

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