Kill the Boer: Government complicity in South Africa’s brutal farm murders - Ernst Roets

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Kill the Boer: Government complicity in South Africa’s brutal farm murders by the activist, attorney and deputy CEO of the civil rights organisation AfriForum, Ernst Roets, lays bare the brutal reality of farm attacks in South Africa. Among other things it investigates the level of complicity in the crisis by the South African government. The book reveals accounts of direct involvement...

KOEVOET: The Men Speak - Jonathan Pittaway

R 3,500.00

This is the story of one of the world's most effective Special Forces units told by the men who served in it. Breaking with conventional military thinking, the South African Police created Koevoet by refining the concept of the counter-insurgency group pioneered in Rhodesia during the Bush War in order to provide up-to-date intelligence about an elusive enemy. Now at...

Lothar Neethling: 'n Lewe vertel - Annette Jordaan

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A German orphan is adopted by Afrikaner Nationalists. After years of refuge and hardship in a war beaten Germany he becomes Afrikaans, plays rugby and excels in science with two doctorates. He becomes the respected founder and head of the forensic laboratory of the SAP, but has to defend his reputation after an allegation that he supplied poison to kill...

Ministry Of Crime: An Underworld Explored - Mandy Wiener

R 285.00

As a follow up to the bestselling Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed (2010), the new book from Mandy Wiener examines how organised crime, gangsters and powerful political figures have been able to capture the law enforcement authorities and agencies. These various organisations have been eviscerated, hollowed out and left ineffective. They have been infiltrated and compromised and, as a result,...

Motoring Memories Of The British South Africa Police - Barry Woan & Peter Huson

R 300.00

MOTORING MEMORIES OF THE BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA POLICE - Written & compiled by Barry Woan & Peter Huson This book starts with a history of the British South Africa Police (BSAP) Motor Car Club, which would never have existed if it had not been for the enthusiasm of the then Commissioner, Basil Spurling.  It was a success during its short...

My Cryptic Life - Donald Els Alanby

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Ever wondered what it was really like in the SA police during the “Apartheid Era”? Find out by walking in the daily footsteps of a young policeman on the borders of “Rhodesia”, in Uniform, as a Detective, in the “Drug Squad” and eventually the secretive and notorious Security Branch. Cross swords with members of “Koevoet” and discover hidden agendas in...

My Memoirs of the British South African Police - John Shaw

R 260.00

My memoirs of the British South African Police 1966 - 1981 ... and a Colonial Upbringing in Northern Rhodesia Throughout the author’s life in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) his father was a member of the Northern Rhodesia Police and the author sets about recording various incidents in the life of a youngster growing up on the numerous towns and police stations...

Really Inside BOSS: A Tale of South Africa's Late Intelligence Service (and Something about the CIA)

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REALLY INSIDE BOSS: A Tale of South Africa’s late Intelligence Service (And Something about the CIA) – PC Swanepoel Authors Foreword: “This book was initially conceived of as nothing else but a commentary on James Sanders' APARTHEIDS’ FRIENDS – THE RISE AND FALL OF SOUTH AFRICA'S SECRET SERVICE which appeared in 2006. Its name was suggested by INSIDE BOSS, a...

Rogue: The Inside Story of SARS's Elite Crime-busting Unit - Johann van Loggerenberg and Adrian Lackay

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The story of a ‘rogue unit’ operating within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) became entrenched in the public mind following a succession of sensational reports published by the Sunday Times in 2014. The unit, the reports claimed, had carried out a series of illegal spook operations: they had spied on President Jacob Zuma, run a brothel, illegally bought spyware and entered into...

Rule Of Law - Glynnis Breytenbach

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In Rule Of Law, Glynnis Breytenbach reflects back on her career as a prosecutor, including specific cases she has tried, and on her life to provide a fascinating commentary on the importance of the independence of judicial institutions and the precariousness of this independence.  Her current challenges are directly linked to how outspoken she is and how she continues to campaign...

Shred When Read - Michael Bowery

R 300.00

This work is a serious, non-fictional autobiography, which inter alia is an expose of the times and personalities involved during the thirty years the author spent in covert operations with the Nationalist Party government of South Africa from 1966. The author’s targets during this period included Soviet and Cuban political and military activity in Southern Africa and those of the...

Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson - Jonathan Ancer

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It  was in 1972 when the seemingly ordinary Craig Williamson registered at Wits University and joined the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS). Williamson was elected NUSAS’s vice president and in January 1977, when his career in student politics came to an abrupt end, he fled the country and from Europe continued his anti-apartheid ‘work’. But Williamson was not the...

Student Comrade Prisoner Spy - Bridget Hilton-Barber

R 210.00

When Bridget Hilton-Barber got on a train to Grahamstown in 1982 to study journalism at Rhodes University, she had no idea of the brutal drama that would unfold. A rebellious young woman, she became politically involved in anti-apartheid organisations and was caught up in the massive resistance and repression sweeping the Eastern Cape at the time. She ended up spending...

The South African Police Special Task Force: An Operator's Perspective - Shane Willard (SOFTCOVER)

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"YOU HAVE NOT LIVED TILL YOU HAVE ALMOST DIED, AND FOR THOSE WHO FIGHT FOR IT, LIFE HAS A FLAVOUR THE PROTECTED WILL NEVER KNOW" The South African Police Special Task Force is the Special Operation element of the South African Police. They are considered to be amongst the best of such Units in the world. They have a formidable reputation...

The Street: Exposing a World of Cops, Bribes and Drug Dealers - Paul McNally

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There are no villains here. Award-winning journalist Paul McNally finds corrupt cops, drug dealers, vigilante residents, addicts, torturers, murderers and cops partnered with drug dealers. But no villains.  Raymond is a shop owner on Ontdekkers Road, in Johannesburg, who takes a baseball bat to the dealers when they break his rules. He systematically records in his notebook the police officers...

The Tall Assassin: The Darkest Political Murders of the Old South Africa - Alan D. Elsdon

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General Hendrik van den Bergh, head of Security Police and BOSS, was for many, the most feared man in the Apartheid-era South Africa. He reigned in terror and was a noted personality among Cold War spies. This book, by a former member of the Security Police, implicates him in the murders of HF Verwoerd, Steve Biko, Dr Robert Smit and his wife,...

Trou Tot Die Dood Toe: Die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiemag – Generaal Johan van der Merwe

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Trou Tot Die Dood Toe: Die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiemag, heropen die laaste polisiekommissaris onder die ou bedeling, Johan van der Merwe, die verlede. Nie net verklap hy al die polisie se geheime rondom die stryd teen ANC-aktiviste en -terreur nie, maar hy gee ook ‘n boeiende insig in die optrede van P.W. Botha, Adriaan Vlok, F.W. de Klerk, Pik Botha en...

Truth, Lies And Alibis: A Winnie Mandela Story - Fred Bridgland

R 275.00

On New Year's Eve in 1988, Stompie Moeketsi was beaten to within an inch of his life in Soweto, then stabbed and dumped in the veld. When his body was identified six weeks later, the trail led to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and the feared Mandela United Football Club. Will we ever find out who killed Stompie? Was Madikizela-Mandela above the law? Veteran news correspondent...

Tydbom: 'n Polisieman se Ware Verhaal - Johan Marais

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Op 16 verlaat Johan Marais die skool om by die polisie aan te sluit. Op 'n vroee ouderdom word hy reeds blootgestel aan geweld, lyke en 'n rits polisievergrype. Maar as avontuurlustige jong man sluit hy in die laat sewentigerjare by Koevoet aan op soek na meer aksie. By halssnoermoorde en faksiegeweld is sy eenheid eerste op die toneel. Hy...

Umkhonto we Sizwe: The ANC's Armed Struggle - Thula Simpson

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The armed struggle waged by the ANC’s military wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), was the longest sustained insurgency in South African history. This book offers the first full account of the rebellion in its entirety, from its early days in the 1950s to the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as South African president in 1994. Vast in scope, this story traverses...

Under Fire in South Africa - Schalk Visagie

R 250.00

Colonel Schalk Visagie’s book Under Fire in South Africa provides fascinating and important insights into the life of a policeman who was eyewitness to tumultuous events and dramatic developments, which continued to affect our world today. Coming from a police family, Schalk’s incredible life story includes the Border War in South West Africa/Angola, guarding President P.W. Botha, working in the Security Branch,...

Warfare by Other Means: South Africa in the 1980's and 1990's - Peter Stiff

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This wide ranging title deals with everything you didn't know about the total onslaught of the last years of the apartheid era. It tells of assassinations inside and outside of South Africa sanctioned by the State Security Council. It deals with the ruthless killings of friend and foe alike. It deals with the untold story of how South Africa nearly...

Weekend Warriors - Alon Bergman

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In this book Alon recounts some of his most memorable police duties, opening a small window to the public of what it means to police the suburbs and townships of South Africa, especially during the turbulent 90's and early 2000's. This book recounts true stories of action and mayhem. Shootings, car-chases and tracing murderers! Real events as told by a Police...

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