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CNBC Conversation: Frederik Willem 'FW' de Klerk

'The Other Man' who helped end Apartheid
'Real friendship' between Mandela, de Klerk
South Africa government has 'bad image'
De Klerk 'hurt' by Mandela police allegations
Zuma government 'looks away' from corruption

CNBC's Tania Bryer talks with former South African President, Frederik Willem "F.W." de Klerk, about his transformative role as the final head of state under Apartheid rule.

De Klerk was appointed to lead a country racially segregated by law, but won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, along with the late Nelson Mandela, for working to end Apartheid.

In this exclusive interview, de Klerk discusses his "real friendship" with Mandela and how the fall of the Berlin Wall helped smooth the way for Apartheid's collapse. He also discusses the corruption allegations regarding South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup and the government of Jacob Zuma, South Africa's current president.