FREE VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH WEBINAR SPONSORED BY KAS

For My Country: Why I blew the whistle on Zuma and the Guptas

About The Webinar

Scorpio investigative journalist Pauli van Wyk and former CEO of the Government Communication and Information System Themba Maseko discuss the challenges of a civil servant who refused to be captured. 

  • Pauli van Wyk ​​​​​​​is a Scorpio Investigative Journalist. Recruited to Daily Maverick just before the #GuptaLeaks, she is best known for her work on SARS, the justice cluster, state politics and the inescapable collision course they’re on and, more recently, her expose on the ties between Julius Malema and the looting of VBS Bank. Van Wyk’s awards include Sanlam Financial Journalist category winner and three-time Taco Kuiper winner, and runner-up. She was also part of the team that uncovered the #GuptaLeaks for which they received the Global Shining Light Award​​​​​​​

  • Themba Maseko is the former CEO of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and government spokesperson. After a brief term as Member of Parliament in 1994, Maseko was appointed as head of the Gauteng Department of Education before he became director general of the national Department of Public Works.

    He holds a BA LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand where he was involved in student politics in the 1980s. Maseko currently works as an independent communications consultant and part-time lecturer at the Wits School of Governance. He lives in Johannesburg. 

  • Pauli van Wyk

    Scorpio Investigative Journalist

  • Themba Maseko

    Former CEO of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and Government Spokesperson

  • Daily Maverick

    Webinar Moderator

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    KAS

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