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1 May In September 20, , South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, took the unprecedented step of dismissing Thabo Mbeki, the. Eight days in September: The removal of Thabo Mbeki, Frank Chikane: book review. No Thumbnail [%x]. View/Open. contemp_v37_n1_apdf. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jun 1, , Bhekithemba Richard Mngomezulu and others published Eight Days in September: The Removal of Thabo.

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It sucked the life out of me!

The book could have done with better editing. Great book, great story. English Choose a language for shopping. Not a good read at all Grange rated it really liked it Aug 10, Declassified foreign intelligence reports that some powers welcomed his removal, considering that their programs and strategies had succeeded.

Not Enabled Word Wise: Not an easy read! There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Mar 01, Saidi Mdala rated it it was amazing. Eight Days in September by Frank Chikane. The book then contains various logistical issues surrounding Mbeki’s removal which are about as interesting as watching paint dry, followed by praise of Mbeki as a leader, followed by praise of what a devoted ANC cadre he was to just willingly agree to the ANC’s decision even though he could legally challenge it, followed my more logistics, followed by more discussion on the constitutionality legality of Mbeki’s removal, followed by even more praise of what a devoted ANC cadre Mbeki was.

It gave a mere idea of what happens ‘inside’. The book hints that foreign powers may have been involved – analogies ar I found this book somewhat disappointing – not least because it didn’t really tell me what I wanted to know about the ‘recall’ of Thabo Mbeki. Jul 02, Pale rated it really liked it Shelves: Mandlakayise Thabethe rated it really liked it Jul 20, After reading this book I lost respect for leaders I have held in high regard.


View or edit your browsing history. Enter your mobile number or thr address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Product details File Size: Sivuyisiwe James rated it it was amazing Apr 10, It was a lovely eulogy to the presidency of Thabo Mbeki.

Eight Days in September by Frank Chikane

No trivia or quizzes yet. This book deals with a very interesting subject matter – the premature removal of President Thabo Mbeki from office.

In se;tember, I hated it. Feedback If you need help or have a question for Customer Service, contact us. To ask other readers questions about Eight Days in Septemberplease sign up.

Eight Days in September

Just missing some detail, understandably so as some info classified! Find your path to meaningful life. How can they bring so much shame to ex-President Thabo Mbeki and defy the example set by their exemplary predecessors like Oliver Tambo, Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. A lousy read indeed! Mmncedi Mmgwigwi rated it liked it Feb 08, He had to cover himself from every side. This must septembee the most boring ,beki I’ve ever read. Next page of related Sponsored Products. I found this book somewhat disappointing – not least because it didn’t really tell me what I wanted to know about the ‘recall’ of Thabo Mbeki.


The book didn’t live up to the hype.

Eight Days in September – The Removal of Thabo Mbeki (Paperback)

Gives a nice overview of the politics. That being said I think his aloofness and perhaps thhabo unwillingness to suffer fools is what may well have been his achilles heel. Not what I expected: Nov 21, Jaco Griesel rated it did not like it. The story is told by one of Mbeki’s most trusted men, Rev Frank Chikane; frankly speaking the book sings praises of Mbeki and paints everyone that opposed him as evil.

Instead he chose to focus on singing Thabo Mbeki’s praise and repeating the known and obvious – ad nauseam! If there is one man willing to do what you have done, I will always have hope for my country. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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The plotters are now swimming in their own stew. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This is a really scary book that I think should be read by thsbo South African. The book unearth a new found admiration, not only for Thabisto mbeki but, for Reverent Chikane. Click here Would you like to report this content as inappropriate?

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