The debate over who is an African
August 5, 1999
Web posted at: 10:23 a.m. EDT (1423 GMT)
(CNN) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki, in embracing his country's Afrikaner minority, has helped spark a raging debate over just who is an African.
CNN Interactive's news analysis feature, y: why it matters, offers this look at the debate from Johannesburg Bureau Chief Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
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|"Who is an African?"
CNN's Charlayne Hunter-Gault looks at the controversy
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