It is a quarter of a century since the end of apartheid in South Africa. But it’s easy to forget how complex, difficult and violent … Read the rest
Apartheid was not good for his businesses Johann Rupert, chairman of the Remgro and Richemont groups, declared on Tuesday.
He was one of the speakers at the FW de Klerk Foundation’s conference on issues related to the South African economy … Read the rest
A recent statement by the FW de Klerk Foundation in Cape Town after the Constitutional Court’s finding in the Renate Barnard affirmative-action case, said that “[the judgement] is, in effect, a prescription for, and validation of, harmful discrimination against millions … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt
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Twenty years ago, on 28 March 1994, the ANC’s militia massacred a crowd of protesting Zulus in downtown Johannesburg, using automatic weapons against men armed only with … Read the rest
It simply boggles the mind having to witness people still prostrating themselves in the dust whenever the name Mandela is spoken. Elevated to a modern-day god, Mandela is believed to be three, … Read the rest
One very positive side-effect of the Red October protest was that it aired the stale house of the MSM in Mandelatopia. This breath of fresh air made the usual suspects, and a … Read the rest
The greatest bogeyman ever conjured up in order to keep rebellious white South Africans in line, comes in the form of an amorphous, same-thinking, same-feeling, black entity. This all-dominant Jungian (archetypal) mass … Read the rest
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FW de Klerk, pink peeling face bloated as if by cortisone, funereal smile stretched under dull eyes, his political ideas as obsolete as a typewriter, his opinion blighted by the ridicule of … Read the rest
Former President says country continues to present an anomalous picture to the world
SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT FW DE KLERK FOXHILLS RESORT, ENGLAND, September 13 2013
SOUTH AFRICA: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
I should like to talk about South Africa: … Read the rest
Former president FW de Klerk has cut short his Europe trip because of former president Nelson’s Mandela’s ill-health, De Klerk’s foundation said on its website on Saturday.
“Mr FW de Klerk and his wife Elita have decided to suspend their … Read the rest
The FW de Klerk Foundation on Thursday formally accepted the apology of a man who allegedly posted a racist tweet.
The foundation said spiritual leader Kemo Waters had apologised for the tweet.
In January last year, the foundation laid a … Read the rest
In comments that he made to mark the 20th anniversary of Chris Hani’s assassination, President Zuma alluded to the recent debate regarding the impact of apartheid on the current problems confronting South Africa.
He said that “to suggest we … Read the rest
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was an “attractive” woman, who did more to help South Africa to “get rid of apartheid” than any other leader in her time, former foreign affairs minister Pik Botha said yesterday.
Thatcher died yesterday … Read the rest