Zuma’s statement ‘exposed a deep antipathy with the continent’

2013-11-05 00:00

WHEN President Jacob Zuma made his provocative statement: “We can’t think like Africans in Africa. It’s not some national road in Malawi”, the chattering classes and his counterpart in Malawi, Joyce Banda, went berserk.

His utterance exposed a deep antipathy with the continent of which we are a part. Africa is the “Other”, not “Us”.

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