Hennie Serfontein: Journalist who helped expose Broederbond

Inquiring mind took young man born for high Nat office into progressive politics

30 July 2017 - 00:02 By CHRIS BARRON

Hennie Serfontein, who has died in Johannesburg at the age of 83, was responsible for one of the greatest pieces of investigative journalism in the history of the Sunday Times, and South Africa, when he exposed the Afrikaner Broederbond, the country's most secret and powerful organisation.

In front-page pieces over about 12 years he revealed the frightening extent of the Broederbond's power and influence in every facet of public life, including government...

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