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

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This book has helped to open my eyes. Jun 17, Charlene rated it really liked it. It is a good read but one that certainly requires a follow-up and which Chikane has promised.

Jul 02, Pale rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Eight Days in Septemberplease sign up. Reverend, I have the utmost I have to qualify the three stars: It’s so painful to be given the wrong picture and idea by a party we thought we can trust. Would you like to report this content as inappropriate?

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Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Once you start reading this book you can’t put it down. That being said I think his aloofness and perhaps perceived unwillingness to suffer fools is what may well have been his achilles heel. Grange rated it really liked it Aug 10, The book could have done with better editing. No trivia or quizzes yet. Lists with This Book.


But the discreteness about the factions behind the removal of Mbeki state secrecy and litigation aside made this a disappointing read. Aug 30, Zozo Mogoera rated it it was ok. I’d like to give thanks and gratitude to Rev Chikane for this offering. One person found this helpful. Sponsored products related to this item. We take for granted the extraordinary struggle our people waged to establish the country and democracy we have today.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The book is extremely repetitive, insubstantial, and quite honestly very boring. I’m glad I didn’t buy it. Not an easy read! Naturally, the author carefully relates the story of the ‘recall’ of Mbeki without so much as giving more than he can legally reveal as most information is still classified and he is also legally obliged not to share more.

I wish more was to be revealed as to who indeed was behind the former president’s removal. I liked this book only because it gave me an insider’s perspective on those couple of days events. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Insider story was good, very biased but at least we have an idea of what happended in Polokwane.

Mar 18, Patricia rated it really liked it Shelves: Albeit at great personal cost. Thabo Mbeki’s story has not been fully told, notwithstanding Chikane’s gutsy attempt thaboo this one book so far.

Eight Days in September is a riveting, behind-the-scenes account of the turbulent eight-day period in September that led to the removal of Thabo Mbeki as president of South Africa. Looking forward to reading the next one. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: We know the plot was not brewed in an African pot. Would you like to report poor quality or formatting in this book?


Eight Days in September by Frank Chikane

I think you get my point. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But who was ultimately responsible? Mar 14, Helene rated it liked it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Half of the book is about Chikane explaining why he can’t write about certain things, well then rather not write a book.

Do whatever you are doing the very best way you can and with the highest level of integrity- a great lesson from former president Thabo Mbeki. The book hints that foreign powers may have been involved – analogies ar I found this book somewhat disappointing – not least because mbekl didn’t really tell me what I wanted to know about the ‘recall’ of Thabo Mbeki.