Mondli Makhanya | When PW is the standard

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This man’s supporters were abuzz with spurious assertions that Botha was not prosecuted or condemned for failing to appear before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Picture: Peter Foley - Pool/Getty Images
This man’s supporters were abuzz with spurious assertions that Botha was not prosecuted or condemned for failing to appear before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Picture: Peter Foley - Pool/Getty Images

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In the speech that Botha supposedly made in 1985, the man known as the Groot Krokodil says that “we are not obliged even the least to try to prove to anybody and to the blacks that we are superior people”, and that “we have demonstrated that to the blacks that we are superior people”. It goes on to say horrendous things about black people that do not bear repeating.

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