Mark ASHURST

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1970-05-10
Education King Edward VI Sch Southampton, Itchen Sixth Form Coll Southampton, Ecole Nationale de la Musique Paris, Ecole Normale de la Musique Paris, UC Oxford (BA)
Publications Publications The Day After Mugabe: Prospects for Change in Zimbabwe (jt ed), A Parliament with Teeth, for Tanzania (jtly)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Mark Ashurst, Esq
Career writer and broadcaster; asst to Simon Hughes, MP, qv, 1992, copywriter Matla Tst (South African voter education gp) 1993-94 (also observer for Westminster Fndn for Democracy), political and media reporter Business Day South Africa 1994, conslt Strategic Planning Unit South African Broadcasting Corp 1995, South African corr FT 1995-98, business ed BBC Africa 1998-; prodr Fabulous (BBC Radio 5) 1993, presenter Crossing Continents (BBC Radio 4) 2002, contrib From Our Own Correspondent (BBC Radio 4); contrib: The Guardian, The Independent, Daily Telegraph, Newsweek, BBC Radio 5, BBC World, BBC News 24 TV; former columnist Independent Newspapers of South Africa; speechwriter Nelson Mandela's opening address to Union of African Radio and TV Broadcasters Congress Johannesburg 1995; one-man show Harare Int Festival of Arts Zimbabwe 2001; dir Africa Research Inst 2006-; Zanzibar Int Film Festival 2002
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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