Richard Poplak

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Richard Poplak is an award-winning South African-Canadian author, journalist and graphic novelist, and a senior correspondent at South Africa’s Daily Maverick news site. A Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, Poplak has worked in over 30 countries in the developing world for publications such as the Guardian, the Financial Times and the Walrus, and serves as a member of the groundbreaking international journalist collective Deca. He currently holds the prestigious Bookmark “Best Journalist in South Africa” award, as well as CNN’s “Best African Journalism” title.