Jacques Pauw is the author of the bestselling book The President's Keepers. He is an award-winning journalist, television documentary producer and the author of the Into the Heart of Darkness, Rat Roads, Dances with Devils and Little Ice-Cream Boy. He was a founder member and assistant editor of the independent and anti-apartheid Afrikaans weekly newspaper Vrye Weekblad and wrote for several newspapers before becoming a current affairs television producer where he covered, amongst others, the civil war in Burundi and Rwanda.
Praise for In the Heart of the Whore: ''This book promises to become one of the most important documents in the history of this country.'' - President Nelson Mandela at the launch