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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And she assaulted him? I highly recommend this book and believe that every South African should read it.
Pan Macmillan posts by category: Jul 29, Ruan Viljoen rated it liked it. Despite the closer range, the gunpowder burns in general were not severe, providing further evidence that the ammunition was of a kebblr “reduced charge”. Probably more through attrition than anything else! I highly commend her for her tenacity, resilience and courage in the face of all the challenges presented in covering this story.
The mysterious death of crooked mining magnate Kebble makes for a fascinating story. I also found it was hardly about “Killing Kebble” as the title suggested.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Her passion is South African politics and revolutions. I do believe the medium of Twitter elevated the public profile of this case and was a critical influence in my decision to write the book.
A tragic figure who paid the ultimate price. Was the part of the deal from the beginning? I suspect that unless a Nelson Mandela-like leader arises to take this country by the horns, they will stampede over the democracy cliff into anarchy, like so many other African nations.
Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Wiener
Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. Did you like this article? Book details Killing Kebble: I remember reading the newspapers about this case. The years of investigation that followed exposed the corrupt relationship between SA’s former Chief of Police, Jackie Selebi and businessman, Glenn Agliotti.
Good to read this considered analysis. However, in November Agliotti was acquitted when the court ruled that the state had not made a prima facie case against him. That said,I would still recommend this book. Kebblr Kebble were still alive today, he would be sitting pretty. On 16 November businessman Glenn Agliotti was arrested in connection with the murder of Brett Kebble. Oct 02, Joseph Monk rated it really liked it.
Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed
And now I fear for her life. Over the years, he worked his way up the company ladder.
Lists with This Book. This book is no quick read. Retrieved from ” https: An amazing true story. Sorry to Mandy but I thought this book was very poorly written, edited and put together. It’s an absorbing read that casts a sobering look at how unhinged the corruption within our very own justice system has become and how, the people who are supposed to protect us, have failed – not only in this book, but us as South African citizens too.
Roger Brett Kebble 19 February — 27 September was a South African mining magnate with close links to factions in the ruling political party, the African National Congress. 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.
Books by Mandy Wiener. As a result, news stories become transient and our memories become short. Read this during a hour delay at Oliver Tambo Airport, and it kept me sane!
It’s also a rather convoluted story which shines a spotlight on just how little we, as readers and South Africans, know of the strings being pulled behind the scenes.