Blood on Their Hands traces JohanÆs BooysenÆs life and career - from patrolling the streets of Amanzimtoti in the 1970s to his rise in 2010 to head of KZN's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation unit, the Hawks. When Booysen decides to take on those so determined to be rid of him, each legal battle he wins is met by hostility.
On 5 February 2014, world-renowned scientist Tim Noakes fired off a tweet allegedly dispensing dietary advice to a young mother into a highly volatile media space; the fallout threatened to destroy his career. This is the untold backstory.
Sometimes all you need to turn hope into action is to write your promises down and say them out loudùto make a promise to no one but yourself. This book is about many thingsùfaith, courage, creativity, determinationùbut above all itÆs about the promises we make to ourselves about the future.
A life digested charts a path through PeteÆs culinary experiences from his early amorous endeavors to his take on tricky customers, picky eaters and the top restaurants he has run, worked in and dined at over the years. Each chapter is driven by stories he has written which revolve around what Pete finds most important as a cook.
Herman Mashaba rose from humble beginnings to become one of South AfricaÆs wealthiest and best-known entrepreneurs, as well as Mayor of Johannesburg. His remarkable story begins in a small village in Gauteng, where we meet the cocky youngster who refused to settle for a future that offered nothing.
Why is Cape Town one of the most violent cities on earth? What is it that makes gangs so attractive to young people? Why are drugs so easy to find and so widespread? Why are the police seemingly losing control of the crime situation? Top-selling author Don Pinnock answers these questions in Gang Town, and at solutions to the problem.
Van sy eerste dag as nasionale dienspligtige was Francois Verster in die sop danksy sy ingebore rebelsheid. Hy vertel op skreeusnaakse wyse van sy basiese opleiding en lewe as troeponderwyser op Omega. Hierdie geensins verromantiseerde storie bied Æn vars hoek op die Grensoorlog-genre en Æn blik op hoe Afrikanermans die nuwe Suid-Afrika beleef.
From the serious to the lighthearted, this book presents a snapshot of what smart young South Africans think about living in South Africa today. From black tax, lobola and whitesplaining, all the way to hip hop and kinky sex, it is provocative, fearlessly honest, and often very funny.