A ‘graffiti’ wall reveals women’s stories from the Anglo-Boer War

Tim Forssman, University of Pretoria

About 80km east of Pretoria in South Africa, near the town of Bronkhorstspruit, there’s a rocky outcrop in a secluded ravine in the countryside. There’s nothing remarkable about this outcrop – which has, over … Read the rest

Afrikaans schools win first round against forced anglicization

Disgruntled parents of single-medium Afrikaans schools dragged Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to court and won the first round.

Fedsas said Lesufi’s decision to make parents apply for admission electronically was merely an effort to take control of the placement … Read the rest

Wheels reveal foreign policy choices

The cars chosen by presidents, kings, prime ministers and other leaders of the world in the past and today, also reveal their tastes in foreign affairs.

The car fleet of the last Emperor of Russia Nicholas II in 1913 consisted … Read the rest

The cars chosen by presidents, kings, prime ministers and other leaders of the world in the past and today, also reveal their tastes in foreign affairs.

The car fleet of the last Emperor of Russia Nicholas II in 1913 consisted … Read the rest

Julius Malema suddenly turns attention on Afrikaners after British visit

It never takes too long for any black politician in South Africa to become a paid puppet of a foreign colonial power.

Julius Malema wasted no time. Juju has suddenly turned all his attention on the white Afrikaners calling them … Read the rest

Mandela: myths vs. facts

landman_christoby Christo Landman

The ceremonies and media propaganda around the death of Nelson Mandela, cost millions of rands.  Those rands were to a large extent paid by taxpayers of whom the large majority are white.  By means of social grants, … Read the rest

Black mob threatens school over its Afrikaans language medium

Heidelberg_ANCA mob chanting that they will burn the headmaster of an old and prestigious high school east of Johannesburg yesterday marched on the school, led by local politicians from the South African Communist Party and the ANC.

One of the … Read the rest

Why I am ashamed of being South African

By definition, excess stands outside reason. (Georges Bataille)

South Africa is known as the rape and murder capital of the world. But that sounds almost anodyne, telling us nothing about the millions of psychos let loose by this crazy government … Read the rest

‘We are the country that invented the concentration camp’ – Jeremy Clarkson

 “Britain is a nation of 62 million complete and utter bastards”, according to Jeremy Clarkson. The Mirror reports that he does not have a high opinion of his countrymen, the British.

The Top Gear presenter also says that Brits invented … Read the rest