Botha spoke truth to power

Former NP minister played ‘massive’ role in peaceful political transition

Pik Botha, who served as foreign affairs minister under three apartheid presidents before becoming minister of mineral and energy affairs in Nelson Mandela’s government of national unity was a colourful personality who made friends – and enemies – across the spectrum throughout his long political career.

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