Hennie Serfontein (1933–2017)
South African investigative journalist, speaker of truth to power
Hennie (JHP) Serfontein is especially remembered for his Broederbond investigative journalism exposés.
Serfontein was also the journalist who broke the news that then political prisoner Nelson Mandela was in secret talks with the apartheid South African Government. A major journalistic scoop at the time. His sources were de facto first hand.
“Nelson Mandela, the imprisoned leader of the banned African National Congress…