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A riveting, behind-the-scenes account of the removal of Thabo Mbeki as President of South Africa, which examines the build-up to events, describes the details of those eight days in September 2008 and explores Mbeki's legacy. Eight Days in September refers to the eight-day period in September 2008 when Thabo Mbeki was removed from office as the President of South Africa. At the time, Frank Chikane was Secretary of Cabinet and Head (Director-General) of the Presidency and in that capacity he was responsible for managing the transition from Mbeki to Kgalema Motlanthe and then on to Jacob Zuma. He thus had a front row seat to the unfolding drama and was one of very few insiders to be party to the transition in such a unique way. In July 2010 Chikane published a series of articles with Independent Newspapers that came to be known as the 'Chikane Files'. These form the basis of some of the content of this book (about a quarter of the book's total contents), which Chikane says he feels compelled to tell from his perspective in an effort to provide an insider's account of this key historical period.
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Frank Chikane is currently a Pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission of SA (AFM) in Naledi, Soweto, the President of the AFM International, and is involved in business, including offering an advisory service to companies that do business on the Africa continent. He is the Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Public & Development Management (P&DM) at the University of the Witwatersrand and serves on a number of Boards, including Kagiso Trust, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Amarick Mining Resources (Pty) Ltd (a Zimbabwean based company), and Suntrace Africa (Pty) Ltd (an international solar energy company).
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