South Africa’s second most senior diplomat to the United Nations says his delegation will leave the Security Council on a high note andbe proud of what they’ve been able to achieve. Ambassador Doc Mashabane, who serves as Permanent Representative Baso Sangqu’s deputy to the UN, sat down with the SABC in the UN Rose Garden to look back at their tenure – and explained that their work in Council was guided by their promotion and commitment to the African agenda. Our Correspondent Sherwin Bryce-Pease looks back at some of the highlights from the UN – particularly the Security Council and beyond. We do apologize for some of the construction noise in the background of this piece; the UN is currently under major renovations.
– By Sherwin Bryce-Pease