Nirode Bramdaw is a publisher in the capacity of Managing Director of African Sun Media. He serves on three scholarly publishing editorial boards and is a member of the National Scholarly Books Publishing Forum. As a journalist, he worked for the anti-apartheid weekly The Leader in the capacity of Managing Editor and as KwaZulu Natal Bureau Chief for Business Day. He has co-edited and has contributed to journals, amongst which ranks The Africa Quarterly, published by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, and wrote regular columns for Sunday Times and The Mercury. As a philanthropist he is engaged with literacy, youth and documenting slave history.