Talking Books Ep 30: The Last Words of Rowan du Preez by Simone Haysom

PUBLISHED: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:26:34 GMT

Back in 2012, a Cape Flats activist leading the charge for a commission of inquiry into policing in Khayelitsha found herself on trial for necklacing and murdering a young neighbourhood troublemaker. CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers talks to writer and researcher Simone Haysom, who spent four years researching this case. Her book The Last Words of Rowan du Preez captures the court-room drama, while delving into the state of policing in the townships of South Africa….

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