I told you so

I told you so Het gezicht van de apartheid, P.W. Botha, is gisteravond overleden. Maar het nieuwe gezicht van Zuid-Afrika is minder onschuldig dan was gedroomd. pagina 4 en 5 Botha in 1998 Foto Anna Zieminski (FILES) Former apartheid-era State President P W Botha makes an ambiguous hand-sign as he leaves the magistrate's court in George on 17 August 1998, after closing arguments by his lawyer were heard in court. Botha died at his home in the Western Cape 31 October 2006 at the age of 90, the SAPA news agency reported. Botha, nicknamed the "Groot Krokodil" (Afrikaans for the "Great Crocodile") for his tough and uncompromising stance on politics, led the white minority rule of South Africa between 1978 and 1989. Botha defied the world during the turbulent and violence-wracked period and turned a deaf ear to mounting international condemnation of the horrors of the apartheid system. AFP

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