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South Africa must get involved in continental issues in the same way that the whole continent was involved in the liberation of South Africa through the then Organisation of African Unity. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images
South Africa must get involved in continental issues in the same way that the whole continent was involved in the liberation of South Africa through the then Organisation of African Unity. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images

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Nyasha is a big young man from Zimbabwe. He comes from the same village as former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, Kutama. Nyasha is an Uber driver in Cape Town.

He says to me that, if he could, he’d return to Zimbabwe in a heartbeat because South Africa offers him only 20% of his potential. His home country, unfortunately, offers him nothing.

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