Justice Malala

Justice Malala has given talks and rendered political advisory to international and local financial institutions such as JP Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Liberty, Old Mutual, Investec, Nedbank, and many others. He is an award-winning journalist, television host, political commentator, and newspaper columnist, writing regular weekly columns for the Financial Mail and TimesLive. He is also a regular contributor to the Guardian in London and his work has been published in The Washington Post, the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Times of London, and others.

Malala was formerly the presenter and executive producer of the longest-running weekly political talk show in South Africa, ‘The Justice Factor on eNCA’. He also presented ‘The Last Word’, a daily, late night special election show on eNCA.

In the world of print, Justice was general manager of Times Media Group’s magazines division and the Publisher of the iconic Sowetan and Sunday World newspapers. He was also the co-founder and editor of ‘ThisDay’, a quality, upmarket South African daily newspaper. Malala was the London Correspondent of the Sunday Times (South
Africa) from 1999 to 2001. He was the newspaper’s New York correspondent from 2001 to
December 2002.

Malala was the resident political analyst for eNews Channel Africa (eNCA) for eight years and was rated among the top five political / economic analysts of for three consecutive years (2016, 2017 and 2018) in South Africa by the Financial Mail’s annual ‘Ranking the Analysts’. Further, he was an executive producer on the award-winning ‘Hard Copy’ 1 and 11, a ground-breaking television series on SABC3.

His most recent book is ‘The Plot To Save South Africa: The Week Mandela Averted Civil War and Forged a New Nation. His previous published work was ‘We Have Now Begun Our Descent’ and it reached number one on the South African
best-seller lists and was nominated as one of the top five non-fiction books by the Jenny Crwys-Williams Book Club.

Justice was a judge on SA’s most prestigious investigative journalism award, ‘The Taco Kuiper Awards for Investigative Journalism’, for ten years. He was awarded the Foreign Correspondents Association Award for Courageous Journalism in 1997.

He was named by the New Yorker magazine as one of the eight most fascinating Africans of 2012 along with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Malawian president Joyce Banda.