by Dan Roodt
South Africa is listed in Samuel Huntington’s book as a country prone to a “clash of civilisations”. Hence the acrimonious exchanges that characterise South African discussions of politics and history.
The South African left scored a major … Read the rest
PRAAG, the Pro-Afrikaans Action Group, has given Woolworths until midnight on 7 September 2012 to stop discrimination against Afrikaners, Afrikaans and the white race (see email underneath), otherwise the action group will lay a charge of apartheid against Woolworths.
Apartheid … Read the rest
By Hermann Giliomee
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
Black people are worse off than they were during the apartheid years, expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.
“We are worse [off] than during the times of apartheid. We are being killed by our own people. … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt
Deputy President Motlanthe’s call for black business to become more “cost-competitive” in tendering for state business is another noble-sounding ideal denied by reality.
South Africa is so committed to race preference that there is no turning back. … Read the rest
The SACP commends the cancelation of a trip of various leaders of different sectors to visit Israel. Furthermore we welcome the statements of government as articulated by the Deputy Minister of International Relations, cde Ebrahim Ebrahim.
The SACP has witnessed … 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
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Iafrica.com reports that SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande lashed out at FW de Klerk on Thursday, branding the former president an “apartheid political dinosaur”.
On Wednesday, De Klerk spoke at a briefing discussing the outcomes of the ANC’s policy conference. … 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.
FW de Klerk: defender of the white man
South Africa is trying to move on
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About two weeks ago, Hermann Giliomee, the well-known liberal Afrikaner historian, wrote a scandalous piece in the Afrikaans Sunday newspaper, Rapport. The title was, “Apartheid: was it only evil?” (Afrikaans link)
I have since responded with two articles … Read the rest
Richard Falk says the peace process is a trick, claims Israel’s treatment of PA Arabs in Judea and Samaria is apartheid.
By Elad Benari, Arutz Sheva
The UN’s rapporteur for PA human rights launched a blistering attack on the international … Read the rest
by Jacques du Toit
In yesterday’s City Press, Alistair McKay claimed that “Apartheid desensitised white South Africans to human suffering and filled most of them with an unthinking sense of superiority and fear”.
Mr. McKay, Separate Development (SD) was … Read the rest
TOM COHEN , Associated Press, Nov. 9, 1990
RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) – The white Dutch Reformed Church joined other Christian denominations Friday in rejecting apartheid as a sin and confessed the church’s role in implementing it.
The main church … Read the rest