Obituary

Frikkie Botha: Diplomat who stood up to Info rogues

13 August 2017 - 00:00 By CHRIS BARRON

Frikkie Botha, who has died in Cape Town at the age of 98, was South Africa's ambassador to the US in the early 1970s when he blew the whistle on the Information Scandal three years before it exploded into the open.

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