Raymond Louw is a South African journalist, editor, and media commentator in South Africa. In 2010, he was named a World Press Freedom Hero by the Vienna-based International Press Institute. The award cited his “commitment to press freedom and his outspoken defence of journalists’ rights”.
Below is the speech he delivered to the 2012 Rhodes Graduation.
Meddling with Constitutional Court powers a threat to all
By Raymond Louw
How does one thank this great institution for the singular honour that it has bestowed on me? It is indeed an overwhelming honour and I am very proud to receive it. I’ll start by extending an extremely warm and appreciative thank you to you, Vice-Chancellor Badat, and to your colleagues who chose me. In doing so I am humbled to be joining the exceptional people you have honoured in the past. Continue readingShare