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Review: The land is not to be outdone in ‘Dust’

Pieter du Plessis’s post-apocalyptic film throws up some interesting questions, but it also needs to work a little harder

We need more anger about racism in South Africa

Those who want a non-racial and equal society need to unite against both whites and blacks who collaborate to entrench a racist system

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.

Despite boycott, few cast vote in Orania

Despite media reports that the Afrikaner community of Orania in the North West would be boycotting the municipal elections, 65 residents voted.

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