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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Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs