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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Now with hindsight myself and many more South Africans regret this move. He had to cover himself from every side. Open Preview See a Problem? Frank Chikane for writting this book. Read reviews that mention south africa south africans frank chikane thabo mbeki book gives great book anc political classified details. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Jul 02, Pale rated it really liked it Shelves: Makes you wonder why did he write the book in the first place?


Aug 30, Zozo Mogoera rated it it was ok. Once you start reading this book you can’t put it down. Mbeki’s removal than I was aware of – which was good and also re-iterated the remooval of separation of party and state.

After reading this book I lost respect for leaders I have held in high regard. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. View all 4 comments.

Eight Days in September by Frank Chikane

Only wish that the book was written during the time when one info was declassified, until such time we will never know why TM was removed Brilliant insight into the saga surrounding the removal of TM. Jun 25, Nyakallo Lephoto rated it liked it. 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. In many respects, South Africans in general needed an insider’s perspective of what happened on that fateful and frightful week when the ruling party eventually and angrily turned on one of its own – a long serving member and dedicated cadre who previously served as deputy president to Nelson Mandela from toonly to succeed him in the next two general elections and during which he enjoyed an increased voter majority in the South Africa parliament and Reverend, I have the utmost I have to qualify the three stars: Frank Chikane has taken a brave and commendable step in documenting the events of the week leading up to, as well as the immediate aftermath of the removal of Thabo Mbeki as South Africa’s state President.

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The book unearth a new found admiration, not only for Thabisto mbeki but, for Reverent Chikane. It was a lovely eulogy to the presidency of Thabo Mbeki. Set up a giveaway.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Frank Chikane obviously has a lot of insight into Mbeki and his removal from office that would be very interesting to anyone interested in SA politics. Write a customer review. If you’re interested in how soon Mbeki had to move furniture out of Mahlamba Ndlopfu president’s main residence in the capitalwho the president was for the full 11 hours between Mbeki’s effective resignation and Kgalema Motlanthe’s signing in, re produced speeches and letters and other “archival” information, this book may have some value.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Click here Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Return to Book Page. In truth, I hhe it. I suspect, he thought if he did not write this, his story would never be told. I recommend this book to you and I hope to read Mbeki’s authorised biography soon. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.


Eight days in September: The removal of Thabo Mbeki, Frank Chikane: book review

Not a good read at all Eight Days in September by Frank Chikane. This is a really scary book that I think should be read by every South African.

Fascinating – but this means that I will have to wait for another book. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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A novel set in rwmoval neoliberal dystopia. Jun 23, Liesl Louw-Vaudran rated it it was ok. This book took me back to a bitter sweet motherland and made this one big statement: Feb 20, Zanele rated it it was ok.

If there is one man willing to do what you have done, I will always have hope for my country. Hapiloe Sello rated it did not like it Jun 20, Read more Read less.

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Without taking away the subject matter and content, more so the fact that it captures the African continent and not just SA, elaborating on the SA constritution and governance overshadows the title, perhaps an alternative title would h A good synopsis of South Africa’s constitution, with respect to the presidency, and governance across the African continent.

Much that was repetitive, which took away from the points being made. Please try again septembr.

Feedback If you need help or have a question for Customer Service, contact us. Insider story was good, very biased but at least we have an idea of what happended in Polokwane. Dec 11, Bruce Harbour rated it liked it. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.