Pik Botha, former South African foreign minister, in 1997. Photo: AFP

Pik Botha, the global face of South Africa’s apartheid state, dies at 86

Former diplomat spent 17 years defending the controversial racial segregation policy, but later worked for president Nelson Mandela

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Pik Botha, former South African foreign minister, in 1997. Photo: AFP
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