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Work, work and work — 2 Comments

  1. Rian Malan is always interesting to read. He’s right – but you could interpret his remedy another way. (I haven’t seen the context of what he was saying.) Not just – get to work, work through it, get on with it – but provide the jobs, the work whereby a living and dignity can be restored. Where are the jobs?

  2. He was in conversation with VS Naipaul in the context of a chapter on South Africa in Naipaul’s book ‘The Masque of Africa’. I think he was saying that there was no-one who could aid people, whatever future they had would be one that they made for themselves.

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