Keith Coleman was co-editor of SASPU National, an anti-apartheid newspaper, when he was detained and interrogated in solitary confinement for 5 months. Aged 21, he was served with a 2-year banning order on his release. He was later Executive Director of a not-for-profit organisation supporting civic associations, women’s groups and trade unions. He spent over a year in hiding during the 1985 State of Emergency. He later helped set up the ANC’s Department of Economic Policy upon its unbanning. He was a founder Trustee of the Nelson Mandela Legacy Trust in the UK. He is now CEO of Feed Algae, a start-up growing algae in the desert using only seawater, air and sunlight to make nutrient-rich food.