Afrikaners

Of ciphers and little favours

The Broederbond itself — dedicated to ensuring the supremacy of Afrikaners —was split into verkrampte and verligte tendencies

Orania pins its hopes on Ramaphosa

Afrikaner homeland ambitions may be renewed following the change in the political winds in both South Africa and Europe

Brixton to Orania: The great trek of the Irish Volunteer Monument

Contentiously moved, the Afrikaner symbol now stands alongside apartheid figureheads.

Orania: Afrikaner dream gives capitalism a human face

The Orania volkstaat is booming but equal opportunity favours the entrepreneurs and those who have made it on the outside.

Steve Hofmeyr throws tantrums because he simply won’t share his toys

The Afrikaans pop star has a big whinge on board, and he can't shut up about it. He doesn't see how well-off he is.

Steve Hofmeyr, ‘Die Stem’ and living in the past

Will some in the Afrikaans community ever make peace with the fact that a new, better country awaits their participation?

Front Nasionaal stokes the embers of the Afrikaner right

Dan Roodt and other Afrikaner have activists recently launched a new political platform, which aims to fight for Afrikaner self-determination.

Jacob Zuma’s koeksuster diplomacy kicks in

The Voortrekker Monument proved an ironic choice of venue to discuss land reform with Afrikaner farmers.

Tutu: Exclusion of Afrikaners an affront to Madiba

Desmond Tutu has slated the ANC's exclusion of Afrikaners from Nelson Mandela's funeral, saying it would have appalled Madiba.

#RedOctober in nine Instagrams

The Red October march against black-on-white violence, led by Steve Hofmeyr and Sunette Bridges, took place in Pretoria. Here's what happened.

Red October march calls for end to black-on-white violence

Posters of dead farmers and old South African flags were waved about at the Red October march on the Union Buildings to protest "white genocide".

Rugby Rebels with an ‘Afrikaners only’ cause

The Orania Rebels, a rugby team from the unofficial Afrikaner state in the Northern Cape, is not a whites only team but an Afrikaners only team.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs