Afua Hirsch
writer and broadcaster

Afua Hirsch is an award-winning author, journalist and barrister. She has covered legal affairs for the Guardian Newspaper and been its first correspondent for West Africa. She was also the social affairs editor for Sky News, and regularly appears on broadcast current affairs debate shows across broadcasters. Before that she practised law as a human rights barrister. Her first book, Brit(ish), is about Britishness and identity, and will be published in January 2018 by Jonathan Cape.

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