'Willemse’s case illustrates the perniciousness of quota systems. Talent is glossed over, and skin colour rewarded unjustifiably.'
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'This incident should serve as an opportunity to reflect and make this a teachable moment for all of us.'
Some South Africans will no longer be treated as “accessories”. They ask to be “accepted”, as Willemse and many others are asking on a daily basis.
Rugby reporter Sibusiso Mjikeliso weighs in on the Willemse furore.