Tag Archives: Nadine Gordimer

Georgina Guedes enjoying the Colonial Life

Queen Georgina and the Holocaust card

by Albert Brenner I must admit that I did not expect Georgina Guedes to do it. But then, maybe I underestimated the impact my column had on her. For her subsequent…

Sarah Britten painting her self-portrait
The Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Johannesburg) as photographed by David Goldblatt (Museum of Modern Art, New York)

Joe Slovo and the roots of Afrikaner genocide

by Dan Roodt Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page More and more, the term “genocide” is entering our everyday vocabulary. Many people, including columnists, have already explained that it is not…


The Left wouldn’t mind seeing South Africa destroyed

by Dan Roodt Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page In my last column, I went to the trouble of explaining what happened on 16 June 1976 and that none of the…


Apartheid protected us from Africa’s ‘dark eye’

by Dan Roodt In response to my letter originally published in Business Day and available as a column here, Apartheid evil is hype, there has been at least three irate…

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate for literature in 1991

Nadine Gordimer describes South African education system as a ‘wreck’

Nobel literature prize winner Nadine Gordimer poured scorn on South Africa’s education system on Tuesday as “a wreck” over the failure to deliver textbooks to thousands of public schools. The…