In The Things I Could Not Say, Frank Chikane, director-general in the presidency of South Africa from 1996 to 2008, responds with a collection of essays that tackle a range of issues, including:
Threats to state security
Pharmaceuticals and the poor
Thabo Mbeki and HIV and AIDS
HIV and AIDS intervention
The legacy and blind spots of Thabo Mbeki
Employment and Redistribution programme (GEAR) and the 'Class of 1996'
The media as a target of intelligence projects
Freedom of expression and state secrets
The Jackie Selebi and Vusi Pikoli matter.