Pik Botha's collectibles up for auction

2019-04-06 18:16

The late Pik Botha's collectibles which include a "fair amount of bullion" are up for auction on Saturday.

Pik Botha, Evita Bezuidenhout and a hospital visit from Madiba

2018-10-17 07:38

At a time when there is an increasing tendency to again categorise issues and people as "black or white" and "good or evil" it is good to be reminded that it is always more complicated, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Parliament mourns deaths of former MPs

2018-10-13 20:18

Parliament sent condolences for the loss of two current and two former MPs in a joint statement on Saturday.

Conversations with Pik Botha: Apartheid, PW and Mandela

2018-10-12 14:39

Pik Botha was a product of apartheid and as Minister of State played a leading role in administering policy. As a retiree he was a fascinating witness to the country's most crucial moments, writes Pieter du Toit.

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Former foreign affairs minister Pik Botha dies

2018-10-12 07:53

Apartheid-era foreign affairs minister Pik Botha has died, his family has confirmed.

SA prodigy, Pik Botha’s 43yo grandson, to lead Silicon Valley’s top VC firm

2017-02-01 14:57

Roelof Botha, the grandson of former foreign minister Pik Botha, has been promoted to one of three stewards of Sequoia Capital, Silicon Valley's most famous venture capital firm.


2018: The year South Africa lost giants of the nation

2018-12-31 11:30

As 2018 draws to a close, it will be remembered as the year that South Africa bid farewell to several of its A-list actors, singers, politicians, and most poignantly, the mother of the nation.

Mathews Phosa: The enigma that was Pik Botha

2018-10-14 06:00

Pik Botha was never far from controversy. Among those who knew him, many felt he thrived on the challenge of difficult debates, stirring up hornet's nests as he went, writes Mathews Phosa.

Pik Botha led mindset to "inevitability of change" says Parliament

2018-10-13 10:20

Parliament sent condolences to the family of the late apartheid-era foreign minister Pik Botha who died on Friday.

Pik Botha remembered as both 'visionary' and 'two-faced'

2018-10-12 11:25

While he has been remembered fondly by some of his colleagues, political adversaries say Pik Botha was never quite trusted by the ANC because while he was open to dialogue, he was also willing to defend apartheid.

Pik Botha: A good man working for a bad government

2018-10-12 07:58

Roelof "Pik" Botha was the world's longest-serving foreign minister, a charismatic career diplomat-turned-politician whose negotiating skills were in high demand, particularly in the 1980s.

Apartheid-era minister Pik Botha admitted to hospital

2018-09-27 22:08

Apartheid-era foreign affairs minister Pik Botha has been admitted to hospital and is well taken care of, his family confirmed to News24.

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