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Bending the Rules | Biography: Historical, Political & Military

Rafique Gangat


Bending the Rules is a colourful collection of anecdotes from Rafique Gangat’s extraordinary life. South Africa’s first diplomat of colour, Gangat first worked for Foreign Affairs under the NP and then for the ANC government, straddling the transition. 
This book documents Gangat’s battles against bigotry and prejudice, but also includes a healthy dose of sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll: illicit liaisons across the colour bar, experiments with dagga, and ground-breaking ventures in music and radio.

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Bending the Rules | Biography: Historical, Political & Military

Author: Rafique Gangat
Category: Biography: Historical, Political & Military
ISBN: 9780795708077
Date Released: 28 April 2017
Price (incl. VAT): R 245.00
Format: Soft cover, 176pp

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Rafique Gangat

Rafique Gangat grew up in the farming town of Weenen. He spent years playing cricket, representing his Province. After obtaining a special permit from the...