A Review of “How to Steal a Country: State Capture and Hopes for the Future in South Africa”

Authors

  • Nkosingiphile Mkhize University of Johannesburg

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.48.5

Keywords:

African National Congress, Corruption, Gupta, Jacob Zuma

Author Biography

Nkosingiphile Mkhize, University of Johannesburg

Nkosingiphile Mkhize, from Johannesburg (South Africa), holds two master’s degrees; one in Political Science (research component and defence awarded a distinction) from the Masarykova Univerzita, Czech Republic. The second MA degree in Public Governance (cum laude) from the University of Johannesburg School of Public Management, Governance and Public Policy. He is currently a Ph.D. Candidate with the University of Johannesburg School of Public Management, Governance and Public Policy. His theses focus on integrity, ethics, corruption and anticorruption, and risk management in the South Africa public sector. The broad areas of his Ph.D. thesis focus form part of his key research interests.

References

Carlin, John. 2013. Knowing Mandela: A personal portrait. New York: Harper Perennial.

Daniel, Luke. 2019. “Zuma on Gupta connection throws Mbeki and Mandela under the bus.” The South African News, March 6, 2021. https://www.thesouthafrican.com/news/jacob-zuma-state-capture-gupta-friends-with-mandela-and-mbek/.

Gumedze, William M. 2008. “South Africa: Jacob Zuma and the difficulties of consolidating South Africa’s democracy.” African Affairs 107(427): 261–271. https://doi.org/10.1093/afraf/adn018.

Khumalo, Juniour. 2019. “Zuma: Mandela, Mbeki also enjoyed a relationship with Guptas but there was no outcry.” City Press, March 1, 2021. https://www.news24.com/citypress/news/zuma-mandela-mbeki-also-enjoyed-relationship-with-guptas-but-there-was-no-outcry-20190715.

Posel, Deborah. 2014. “Julius Malema and the post- apartheid public sphere.” Acta Academica 46(1): 32-54.

Renwick, Robin. 2018. How to Steal a Country: State Capture and Hopes for the Future in South Africa. London, United Kingdom: Biteback Publishing.

Van Vuuren, Hennie. 2017. Apartheid, Guns, and Money: A Tale of Profit. London, United Kingdom: C. Hurst & Co.

Downloads

Published

2021-03-31

How to Cite

Mkhize, N. (2021). A Review of “How to Steal a Country: State Capture and Hopes for the Future in South Africa”. Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science, 48, 96–100. https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.48.5

Issue

Section

Book reviews