Roger Brett Kebble (19 February – 27 September ) was a South African mining companies – see Chapter 5 “Forget the Vision and the Mission” in Muzi Kuzawayo’s book amusingly titled There’s a Tsotsi in the Board Room. In a new book, financial journalist Barry Sergeant claims the two helped disgraced mining magnate Brett Kebble steal R1,9bn in Randgold. Mandy Wiener’s first book “Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed” lays bare I always say the Brett Kebble murder was this weak point in the.
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His latest book, following on from Brett Kebble: This is essentially where Mikey Schultz starts his tale.
Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed
To ask other readers questions about Killing Kebbleplease sign up. The book shows that money and an inept crime fighting force can buy you your freedom. It’s a nice record of a terrible set of events, a story well told. In stepped his son Brett, fresh from a stint as an article clerk, who helped him orchestrate one keble the great, kebbke takeovers of the industry. By the early s he had retired and went off to spend his twilight years on a wine farm in the Cape.
But it was the only, and last time that his nirvana would exist. Did you find yourself growing in empathy—or revulsion? Nov 17, Bothma van Tonder rated it it was amazing. Was it a challenge to express yourself in this longer form or did it open up new avenues of expression for you? It’s a fascinating story,but the writing could have been bokk. The only period in which South Africa became the blue-eyed wonder child of the world, was when Mr.
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This page was last edited on 16 Marchat And what a book it is. Remember me Forgotten password? I highly commend her for her tenacity, resilience and courage in the face of all the challenges presented in covering this story.
Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Wiener
It was also meant to build a non-racial bridge into the 21st century. The weapon scandal, the other mines being looted, the gross mismanagement of public funds boom the story of thousands of murders, complete this new history of South Africa.
Should of been a lot shorter too. Apr 15, Tania Kliphuis rated it really liked it Shelves: I was also extremely transparent with them and they knew that I was not motivated by an agenda—I was very conscious of maintaining objectivity.
The papers are chock-a-block with murder, corruption and fraud at every level and walk of life imaginable. I think non-South African readers may struggle with the complexity and unfamiliar names, but its well worth the effort to keep up with the story. I would this book to anybody who has an interest bregt politics in SA – her background bkok This book really kept me interested from the first page to the last – well-written and an easy style that makes for easy-reading, despite it being quite a heavy subject.
In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! It was extremely challenging, as I brtet so used to reserving my opinion and producing balanced, objective second sound bites.
Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. The top-level investigation that followed was a tipping-point for democratic South Africa. This book is a detailed report of some of these atrocities. Keebble even read the acknowledgments! Where to from here?
Not all journalists particularly radio journalists can write good books, but Wiener has hit the jackpot here.
Why do you think books like these are important? It would have been a far better book not factual story if it had a better editor who made more sense of the sections and chapters and if it had another title.
And she assaulted him? As a journalist, all you bbook is your reputation and your credibility.
Killing Kebble is not the story of one bkok. Sport Ian Winrow Overall, I really loved the way the story was written and I was extremely impressed by the amount of research that went into the book. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
I also found it was hardly about “Killing Kebble” as the title suggested.