President Zuma while address the crowd at yesterday’s Reconciliation Day Celebration before the wind issue happened, he described reconciliation as a two-way street and urged black South Africans to bury the evils of apartheid and move on.

“While black people are implored to come to bury the pain of the past and move on” he said, “white compatriots should also be ready to accept and support the imperative of transformation and redress.” According to Mr President, the implementation of measures to deracialise the economy is important in achieving true reconciliation.

He said: “The implementation of measures to deracialise the economy, such as Black Economic Empowerment, Affirmative Action and land reform remain critical for us to achieve true and meaningful reconciliation.