131pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2016
This book is the third in a trilogy of titles by Moeletsi Mbeki that investigate South Africa's, and Africa's, developmental challenges. The previous titles in the series are Architects of Poverty: why African capitalism needs changing (2009) and Advocates for Change: how to overcome Africa's challenges (2011). In Manifesto for Social Change, together with Nobantu Mbeki, he investigates the phenomenon of the "gridlocked nature" of South African society and what lies at the root of the current crisis.
Moeletsi Mbeki is a journalist, entrepreneur and political commentator.
Nobantu Mbeki teaches economics at the University of the Witwatersrand.