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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.

Oh broeder, where is the volk now?

It is doubtful that a homogeneous volk ever really ­existed, but the debate about Afrikaner identity - and its future - has not run its full course.

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