Alec Russell is World News Editor at the FT, and former Johannesburg bureau chief. He was nominated for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Britain’s Foreign Correspondent of the Year for his reporting from South Africa in 2007.
Books by Alec Russell
Interviews with Alec Russell
World News Editor at the FT and Pulitzer Prize nominee discusses the struggles and triumphs of South Africa – the colonial scramble, the end of apartheid, Mbeki, Mandela and rugby, ANC corruption and more
Interviews where books by Alec Russell were recommended
Nelson Mandela was a most unusual and unusually astute leader, says journalist and author of Playing the Enemy, John Carlin. He chooses the best books to understand Nelson Mandela, who used forgiveness as a political tool, and South Africa, the country he brought peacefully out of apartheid.