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How to steal a country : state capture and hopes for the future in South Africa

Author: Robin Renwick; Zapiro
Publisher: London : Biteback Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The vertiginous decline in political leadership from Nelson Mandela to Jacob Zuma has engulfed South Africa in a serious crisis over the past ‘lost decade’. Based on his personal experience of the key protagonists, former British ambassador to South Africa Lord Renwick introduces the reader to an astonishing array of rogues and villains, ministers taken captive, crimebusters who are criminals, investigators who  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Renwick; Zapiro
ISBN: 1785903616 9781785903618
OCLC Number: 1008766907
Description: xxii, 298 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Robin Renwick ; with illustrations by Zapiro.

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The vertiginous decline in political leadership from Nelson Mandela to Jacob Zuma has engulfed South Africa in a serious crisis over the past `lost decade'.  Read more...

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