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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When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. John Stratton and his attorneys indicated in oebble official letter that I ran the risk of litigation if I published certain material but at no stage did I ever feel that someone would stop me from publishing it. Most Read on IOL. There is no sense of flow at all. All subdomain blog posts remain copyright their authors.

First off, let me say that I think Mandy Wiener did an absolutely amazing job of putting this book together. Remember me Forgotten password? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Writing a book means having to write in a long and detailed format – and to offer my opinion.

Twitter made this story accessible to so many people and gave unique insight into the courtroom drama. Apr 15, Tania Kliphuis rated it really liked it Shelves: I think that the author did blok good job with Mikey Schultz, Nigel and Kappie as characters, but others weren’t as well developed and harder to relate to. And yet she did it, and she got a book out of it too.

You get introduced to individuals in later chapters that you’ve already come across a few times before. Read more from Deshnee Subramany deeshroom.

The book makes for good reading, after one has read the newspaper reports. Toggle navigation Toggle profile. The hype surrounding this book is well-earned and this talented South African author deserves the 4-star rating as of 22 May on Goodreads.


Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. After much consideration I decided to give it five stars, simply because I believe that history should be written by more than one author to counterbalance the noble nonsense that is prescribed in schools.

Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Wiener

Kebble was born in the mining town of Springson the East Rand. Investec, he boo, had been sued five times over its involvement with the Kebble empire, but settled out of court four times. How the legal system is masterfully manipulated to protect government officials, underworld predators acting as noble public servants, is so well illustrated in this book. It also took a lot of guts to get this book out there and live to tell ,ebble tale!

A activation email has been sent to you. Jun 22, Al rated it it was amazing. Kebble book is explosive Share this article with a friend Your Name: Thanks for kebbke us about the problem. I think this case has exposed the critical flaws in the justice system in the country. It shows that if there is insufficient political will and ineffectual prosecutors, anyone can get away with murder.

But in order for me to be able to use them in the book, I needed Agliotti to be acquitted and the three shooters to be granted indemnities kdbble Judge Frans Kgomo.

Mikey, Nigel and Kappie certainly steal the show with their drug and testosterone-fueled exploits – although it’ll chill your blood to think you share bookk town with many more people like them. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.

National Sarah Evans I also found t First off, let me say that I think Mandy Wiener did an absolutely amazing job of putting this book together.

Phew, I cannot imagine why I constantly want to read these kind of books. Mandy Wiener managed to keep me riveted to the book. The mysterious death of crooked mining magnate Kebble makes for a fascinating story. Great read into the psyche of some of South Africa’s most dangerous men, bouncers, our politicians and how they all intertwine in business and politics.


She is an incredibly gifted writer and her ability to tell the story, without passing any judgement, is one of the reasons that I think this book is such a phenomenal success. Sep 13, Vicky Jennings rated it liked it. Probably more through attrition than anything else! Oct 02, Joseph Monk rated it really liked it.

Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Agliotti, in turn, provides his own version of how the events unfolded.

There are people with very deep pockets who will back me to the hilt. Every day hundreds of workers lose their jobs because of this heartless coldblooded mafia who is suppose to serve the public. He was shot dead near a bridge over the M1 nook AbbotsfordJohannesburg at around 9 p. I remember reading the press accounts of all of this but the book puts it together very nicely indeed.

This book really kept me interested from the first page to the last – well-written and an easy style that makes for easy-reading, despite it being quite a heavy subject. Did you find yourself growing in empathy—or revulsion?

Want to Read saving…. Bidders from brrett far as Australia, New Zealand and Pennsylvania were at the auction. Sergeant claims the money Kebble stole in Randgold shares to keep his business empire, particularly the gold mining company JCI, afloat, and to fund his lavish lifestyle, which was costing R5 million a month to sustain, would have been worth R26bn today.

Should of been a lot shorter too. This falls short of the one billion rand that he was said to have squandered.