Is there any­one like Biko to­day?

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Wichard Mgaga Gaut­eng

Ev­ery­thing that Steve Biko did was for the ben­e­fit of all South Africans, not for per­sonal re­ward. No one can mo­bilise peo­ple like he did. Since the dawn of our democ­racy, lead­er­ship has de­te­ri­o­rated. We have self-serv­ing lead­ers. Let’s pray to God to give us hon­est lead­ers.

Pheello Pot­sane Gaut­eng

No one is able to unify us for a com­mon cause. Biko cau­tioned against trib­al­ism and eth­nic­ity. The Zuma fac­tion in KwaZulu-Na­tal is us­ing woman em­pow­er­ment to per­pet­u­ate trib­al­ism.

Suzanne Glyn Western Cape

As a white South African, I hang my head in shame. I re­mem­ber 40 years ago, read­ing in an in­ter­na­tional newspaper while on hol­i­day in Italy, of his death and say­ing: “Who’s Biko?”

Em­manuel Gaut­eng

Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Mot­lanthe learnt to bring peo­ple to­gether and can be a so­lu­tion for us.

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