Award Winning Journalist Alec Russell Was In South Africa To Witness The Fall Of Apartheid And The Remarkable Reconciliation Of Nelson Mandela S Rule And Returned In 2007 2008 To See Mandela S Successor, Thabo Mbeki, Fritter Away The Country S Reputation South Africa Is Now Perched On A Precipice, As It Prepares To Elect Jacob Zuma As President Signaling A Potential Slide Back To The Bad Old Days Of Post Colonial African Leadership, And Disaster For A Country That Was Once The Beacon Of The Continent.Drawing On His Long Relationships With All The Key Senior Figures Including Mandela, Mbeki, Desmond Tutu, And Zuma, And A Host Of South Africans He Has Known Over The Years Including Former Activists Turned Billionaires And Reactionary Boers Alec Russell S Bring Me My Machine Gun Is A Beautifully Told And Expertly Researched Account Of South Africa S Great Tragedy The Tragedy Of Hope Unfulfilled.
- 336 pages
- Bring Me My Machine Gun: The Battle for the Soul of South Africa, from Mandela to Zuma
- Alec Russell
- 01 October 2017 Alec Russell