Meet the Writers

Donald Trelford

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18 November 2017

Episode 102

30 minutes

In a week where we have seen Zimbabwe implode, we feature a man whose career was defined by events there. He was the editor of the influential ‘Observer’ newspaper for nearly two decades, he’s been described as the ‘Rocky Marciano of newspaper politics’ and in his new book he recounts adventures and misadventures during 60 years on Fleet Street – including his encounter with Emmerson Mnangagwa, the man behind the assumed military take over in Harare.

18 November 2017

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