Mark ASHURST

Biography

Gender Male
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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)
Books & 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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