Mbeki’s great­est fail­ures

Finweek English Edition - - Letters - Cape Town CLIVE M KIHN Dur­banville

I AS­SUME Phi­lani Lubanyana had tongue firmly in cheek when prais­ing Thabo Mbeki’s “fight against cor­rup­tion, crime and Aids” (Let­ters, 16 Oc­to­ber). It’s com­mon cause that Mbeki’s re­fusal even to ac­knowl­edge those scourges – let alone con­front them head on – to­gether with his ap­pease­ment of that tyrant in Harare, were his great­est fail­ures.

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