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■ One lucky Northern News reader stands the chance of winning a copy of Apartheid Guns and Money: A tale of Profit by Hennie van Vuuren. In over 600 pages, this meticulously researched book finally lifts the lid on some of the darkest secrets of apartheid’s economic crimes, weaving together a treasure trove of newly declassified documents and eyewitness accounts. This is an exposé of the machinery created in defence of apartheid and in support of sanctions busting and the people who profited: heads of states, arms dealers, aristocrats, plutocrats, senators, bankers, spies, journalists and members of secret lobby groups. In creating the apartheid arms money machine they were complicit in a crime against humanity. Whistleblowers were assassinated and ordinary people suffered. Finally, this network of profit is revealed. To win a copy of the book, SMS NBApartheid, with your name and email address to 33258 before 10pm on Sunday August 13. SMSes cost R1.50 each and winners will be notified telephonically.