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Of ciphers and little favours
Of ciphers and little favours
It’s often forgotten that apartheid and the Afrikaner nationalism that underpinned it weren’t quite as monolithic as they would appear when...
Orania pins its hopes on Ramaphosa
Orania pins its hopes on Ramaphosa
Between the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the ANC and the relaxation of liberal individualism’s stranglehold in Europe, 2018 may be...
[Video]Orania: We don’t celebrate apartheid
[Video]Orania: We don’t celebrate apartheid
Monument Hill overlooking Orania features bust statues of several apartheid leaders and heads of state. We ask: Is this a monument to apartheid?
Brixton to Orania: The great trek of the Irish Volunteer Monument
Brixton to Orania: The great trek of the Irish Volunteer Monument
You can see the Brixton tower from almost anywhere in Johannesburg. It was completed in 1962 and, back then, was called the Albert Hertzog tower...
Orania: Afrikaner dream gives capitalism a human face
Orania: Afrikaner dream gives capitalism a human face
Outside his restaurant in what one could call Orania's central business district, Quinton Diedrichs briefly thumbs through a copy of Michael...
Steve Hofmeyr throws tantrums because he simply won't share his toys
Steve Hofmeyr throws tantrums because he simply won't share his toys
I am an Afrikaner. Things are going very nicely for me, thank you – very nicely – in South Africa. Even though I am Afrikaans, though I am white. Even though my forefathers were among...
Steve Hofmeyr, 'Die Stem' and living in the past
Steve Hofmeyr, 'Die Stem' and living in the past
"What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend it ceases to exist." – Salman Rushdie
Front Nasionaal stokes the embers of the Afrikaner right
Front Nasionaal stokes the embers of the Afrikaner right
"There is evidently no place for Afrikaners in the new South Africa."
Jacob Zuma's koeksuster diplomacy kicks in
Jacob Zuma's koeksuster diplomacy kicks in
If the ox-wagon symbolises the boer nation's plunderous great trek north in search of land and prosperity, the ANC, forged by the struggle...
Tutu: Exclusion of Afrikaners an affront to Madiba
Tutu: Exclusion of Afrikaners an affront to Madiba
Former president Nelson Mandela would have been appalled at the exclusion of the Afrikaner community exclusion from his funeral, retired...
#RedOctober in nine Instagrams
#RedOctober in nine Instagrams
A small gathering of white Afrikaners came together in Pretoria on Thursday for Red October. The international event (other protests of a...
Red October march calls for end to black-on-white violence
Red October march calls for end to black-on-white violence
There were old South African flags, zombie make-up and posters featuring photos of dead farmers when the Red October group marched on the...

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