Article for Business Day. No. 6
Slabbert, F. van Zyl (Frederik van Zyl), 1940-2010
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Sanctions and counter-sanctions will force the South African government to fall back more and more on domestic repression and regional destabilization of its frontline states (Lesotho, Mozambique and Zimbabwe); normal economic relations with its neighbours are impossible under Apartheid; made the observation during his recent visit to Harare that Cabinet Ministers, business leaders, academics and Prime Minister Mugabe, despite having endured hardship during the period of traumatic transition in their own country, did not question the moral and political wisdom of the Zimbabwe government’s decision in favour of sanctions against the South African government.