South African delegates emerged from their failed bid to win the African Union chair, dancing. The reason? The opposition had failed too.
Some say this further seals the country’s image as a petty continental bully.
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Verashni Pillay is the former editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian, and inaugural editor-in chief of Huffington Post South Africa. She has worked at various periods as senior reporter covering politics and general news, specialises in mediamanagement and relishes the task of putting together the right team to create compelling and principled journalism across multiple platforms. Read more from Verashni Pillay