Government still not sure what to do about apartheid economy

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Government still not sure what to do about apartheid economy, writes Veronica Mente. Picture: Johnny Miller / Time Magazine
Government still not sure what to do about apartheid economy, writes Veronica Mente. Picture: Johnny Miller / Time Magazine

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Black people were systematically excluded from participating in the main stream economy through violence, restrictive laws and legislation. They became useful only as people who were always available to be exploited and moved around in order to maximise profits for white people. This is the truth we must always mention whenever we give an account of South Africa’s economy and history.

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