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

​Die Eden Projek: Black labour to build the white dream

After completion, Die Eden Projek will have two schools, an administration block and its own rugby field and team.

Orania held its own election this week, buoyed by a vision of growth and prosperity

The Afrikaner enclave held its own election this week, buoyed by a vision of growth and prosperity.

Black man, white man: you are both on your own

Veteran Black Consciousness activist Malose Rampou and Orania's James Kemp unpack what they can learn from each other's ideologies.

You’re stirring your hornets into my words

Also of particular interest to me was a petite blonde young woman, who wore signature berets of different shades.

Orania still holds some surprises

An expedition into Orania invokes many images.

Steve Hofmeyr plays at Orania at last

Johnny Masilela entered Afrikanerdom's last laager and discovered a human side to the rabble-rouser during the Orania leg of his Toeka tour.

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, ‘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?

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.

Orania and Mnyameni sign agreement to increase self-reliance

The Afrikaner separatist town of Orania and the Xhosa community of Mnyameni have signed an agreement to help both achieve greater self-reliance.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

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

Press Releases

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

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

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.