The day Mandela averted disaster

2013-12-07 00:00

ROELF Meyer, the chief negotiator for F.W. de Klerk’s government, opposite Cyril Ramaphosa, yesterday said Nelson Mandela’s single most critical act was his response to the Chris Hani assassination in 1993.

“Yes, he was a great strategist, but his strategies were built on the same central thing for which he will be remembered — his personal humanity,” said Meyer. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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