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Sahm Venter

About 

Sahm Venter worked as a journalist for over twenty years, mainly covering the anti-apartheid struggle, including Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in 1990 for The Associated Press,  and South Africa’s transition to democracy.

Venter was a member of the editorial team for Nelson Mandela’s books Conversations with Myself  and Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years.  She has edited and co-authored a number of books with some of South Africa’s most prominent freedom fighters including Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada. She is currently senior researcher at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Titles by this author

To be published upon the centenary of his birth, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela is a...