242pp., paperback, Johannesburg, (2009) 2020
A collection of journalist Paul Trewhela's essays on the ANC and SWAPO in exile, first published between 1990 and 2009, mostly in "Searchlight South Africa". Also includes the article, "A Miscarriage of Democracy: the ANC Security Department in the 1984 mutiny in Umkhonto we Siswe", a first-hand autobiographical narrative by Bandile Ketelo, Amos Maxongo, Zamxolo Tshona, Ronnie Masango and Luvo Mbengo.
Paul Trewhela worked in underground journalism with Ruth First and edited the underground journal of MK, "Freedom Fighter", during the Rivonia Trial. He was a political prisoner from 1964-67. In exile in Britain, he was co-editor of "Searchlight South Africa", banned in South Africa.