IT WAS expected there would be a rash of anti-apartheid, anti-Dan Roodt replies to his letter (Apartheid evil is hype, Business Day Letters, September 10).
Saying a few positive words about apartheid is tantamount … Read the rest
By Frank Field and Nicholas Soames, Daily Mail (London), September 7, 2012
The public are fed up with mass immigration. That was the message of the public petition on the Downing Street website launched last autumn.
Only 11 of the … Read the rest
Today I ask a question, because I do not know the answer.
I was born 10 years and 3 months before the end of Apartheid in the province we now call Limpopo. I was born one of twins … Read the rest
In the wake of the … Read the rest
Bantu Education: Destructive intervention or part reform?
As the crisis of education in black schools has worsened, or rather become more evident, so the tendency to “Blame Verwoerd” has intensified.
Senzo Mchunu, MEC for Education in Kwazulu-Natal, … Read the rest
Ex British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once said anybody who thought the ANC could govern country was living in cloud-cuckoo-land. Could anybody, at the time she said it, have imagined that nobody would deliver a more vivid … Read the rest
by H.S. Brink
Firstly, blaming HF Verwoerd for the textbook mess is nonsensical at best and for your newspaper to portray Verwoerd as the “architect of apartheid” is a false representation.
Those who perpetuate this lie may well be referred
During the Apartheid years, South Africa was seen as the world’s number 1 pariah state. Officially excluded from the family of nations, South Africa was subjected to harsh policies of academic, economic, sporting and other boycotts. Many,
by Alex Urbina Favela
Why is it that there are no scholarships that specifically target white people?
I mean, there are plenty of scholarships out there that are designed for people of certain ethnicities, such as the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, … Read the rest
A black South African columnist has just published the following article in the London Guardian, blaming whites for blacks’ continuing poverty under a black government.
South Africa is trying to move on
by Anne Paton (widow of Alan Paton)
Liberal author Alan Paton wrote the Uncle Tom’s Cabin of South Africa, the novel Cry, The Beloved Country, which sold 15 million copies worldwide in the late 1940’s. Not so long ago, … Read the rest
by Timothy Spangler
When the Socialist Francois Hollande took over the French presidency this spring, many French voters hoped that his new government would bring about a distinct change in direction from the “bling-bling” administration of his predecessor, Nicholas Sarkozy. … Read the rest