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Hero or oppressor? Pik Botha s death sparks debate on apartheid legacy

The death of former South African foreign minister Pik Botha has stirred up racial sentiments on social media, as many disagree on whether to define his legacy as an apartheid oppressor or a reformer. Botha, who for 17 years was the global face of the racist apartheid regime,died aged 86 after a lengthy illness, according to a Friday eNCA news network report. While some observers considered Botha, a reformer in the hard-line National Party administrations he served under, for many black South Africans o

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