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Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob

Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob - Keynote Speaker and MC - Johannesburg


Acclaimed biographies
 
- Winnie Mandela – A Life (Random House/Struik 2003)*.
· The book is prescribed reading at Boston University in the U.S.
· The film ‘Winnie’, based on the book, was filmed in South Africa in 2010 with     Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson in the lead role and is due for release in the second half of 2012.
 
- Sarajevo Roses: War Memoir of a Peacekeeper (Random House/Struik 2004).
   An account of my experiences as a UN political officer during the war in Bosnia.
 
- The Nelson Mandela Story (Samoja Books 2006).
   Appraised by The Sowetan as the best biography of Nelson Mandela.
   Currently the daily book reading on SAFM.
 
Essays in collections:
- Glass Jars Among Trees (Jacana 2003)
- Romances to Remember: South Africans in Love – (Human & Rossouw 2008)*
- Ware Liefde: Bekende Suid-Afrikaanse paartjies – (Human & Rossouw 2008)*
 
* Commissioned by the publishers.

I am equally proficient in English and Afrikaans.
 
I am an award-winning political journalist, was a Radio and TV presenter in South Africa, Namibia and abroad, and reported on such events as:
· Zimbabwe’s Independence (from Zimbabwe)
· SWAPO in exile (from Zambia)
· President Nelson Mandela’s first visit to the United Nations (from New York)
· The war in Bosnia (from Sarajevo).

Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob

Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob

 

During the war in Bosnia I was a political officer and negotiator for the United Nations; and set up a radio information programme in Bosnia for the UN.
 
During Namibia’s transition to independence I was a member of the UN political team; produced and presented a daily radio programme and a weekly TV programme for the UN in Namibia.


2012 Public and Media Engagements and Writing
 
· January to present: Interviews and commentary on the ongoing court cases of Bosnian Serb leaders Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladić at the International Tribunal in the Hague.
·      April: Judge for the radio category of the ATKV annual media competition.
·      September: Conducting a tour to Sarajevo, Bosnia to commemorate the 20th year after the beginning of the war. This will include interviews with the media in Sarajevo.
·      October: Speaker at the Clarens Centenary Celebrations.
·      November: Speaker at Boston University in the U.S. on Winnie Mandela.
 
·      January to present: Written articles on various topics in the local news media.
 
 
Relevant Past and Present Activities
 
Listed in the ‘Who’s Who of Southern Africa’.
 
Judge for, and keynote speaker at, the South Africa Journalist of the Year Award on three occasions.
 
Keynote speaker at various forums throughout South Africa about my experiences during the Bosnian war, and on the subject of my books.

Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob

 

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