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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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As I read this book, the latest in S. Nice research behind it but it would have been better if it had been moulded kebblw a more interesting narrative. Ramaphosa’s NewYear message warns of difficult decisions for SA in Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.

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As a radio journalist I have to write extremely short pieces for broadcast. I particularly enjoyed the focus on facts and details.

Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Wiener

Retrieved 25 August It provides a unique glimpse into the underworld of SA and how politics come into play. Oct 04, Carmen Du rated it really liked it. Yesterday, Sergeant described what he had uncovered and wrote about in Boo Kebble Collusion: It’s a fascinating story,but the writing could have been better.

It shows that if there is insufficient political will and ineffectual prosecutors, anyone can get away with murder. Deshnee Subramany 04 Apr She has tenaciously dug into this project with a passion for truth-finding, but with the dispassionate distance necessary to scrabble for it.

Also, Macmillan SA, part of the great international publishing group, let down the author by failing to provide an index, which such a complex account with so many characters requires.

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Pan Macmillan South Africa. Brett Kebble was shrewd and calculating and ensured that he funded all parties and had a slice of every pie. His latest book, following on from Brett Kebble: Mohale Mashigo discusses Intruders with Africa Melane.

A good book to read about a terrible man and his friends. The businessman was kebbe and killed in an assisted suicide on September 27,at a time when he was facing imminent financial ruin, the collapse of his business empire and personal disgrace. I think this case has exposed the critical flaws in the justice system in the country. Remember me Forgotten password? Send a copy to myself.

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I remember reading the newspapers about this case. Create Account Lost Your Password? Agliotti, in turn, provides his own version of how the events unfolded. As a journalist, all you have is your reputation and your credibility.

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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Enter your username or email address and we’ll send you reset instructions Username or Email: Innovation by Sarah Wild. All of that detail has now found a place to live on in the book. It seems unreal that stuff like this really happens in my city. The book gives us a glimpse into the South African underworld and left me living in Johannesburg wanting to read more stories about stuff that goes on right kkebble on our doorsteps.

This is a fascinating read for anyone who is interested in politics and the dirty games politicians play to keep themselves in power.

One of the biggest surprises is the realisation of this murky underworld that dates back to the early ’90s, when the club scene in and around SA began flourishing.

According to Sergeant, Kebble befriended him after first wanting to sue him in his personal capacity for an unflattering report that Sergeant had written. For those of us who have drunk in the bars and played pool with the protagonists well, maybeits an absolutely fascinating read. How the legal system is masterfully manipulated to protect government officials, underworld predators acting as noble public servants, is so well illustrated in this book. And I was right.


Oct 02, Joseph Monk rated it really liked it. This book is just as much about Jackie Selebi as it is about Brett Kebble, which isn’t something I bargained for, nor wanted to hear that much about.

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She also would slip into journalism mode quite often and there was a lot data to try and absorb names, dates, information which I struggled with as sometimes I had to concentrate quite hard to keep bertt of everything. To ask other readers questions about Killing Kebbleplease sign up. One hundred and thirty-three pieces of art were sold for ZAR Great read into the psyche of some of South Africa’s most dangerous men, bouncers, our politicians and how they all intertwine in business and politics.

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I say in the book that the case against Glenn Agliotti was a victim of the criminal justice system in the country, as it became the battlefield for the fight between two agencies of the state — the SAPS and the Scorpions. A must read for all south Africans, even though we’ll bregt know what happened to Bret Kebble, you’ll find a lot out about the shannigans of our country’s top politicians!