South Africa Zulu Chief in the Middle

Walking the thin line between compromise and collaboration

At a time of sharply escalating racial unrest, who is the most popular South African leader among the country's white minority? State President P.W. Botha, who is pushing for limited reforms? Archbishop-elect Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate whose cries for change have been tempered by condemnations of violence? Gavin Relly, the chairman of the giant Anglo- American Corp., who last year led a delegation of white businessmen to Lusaka, Zambia, for an unprecedented meeting with the exiled leadership of the African National Congress (A.N.C.)? According to a recent poll, that distinction | belongs to none of the above but...

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