Were Afrikaners ‘dirty African peasants’?

by Dan Roodt

Pauline Morris in Boer women and children died ‘due to backwardness wants to “open up a critical debate on the realities of the Boer War concentration camps”, as part of the wider “de-mythologising” of South African history.… Read the rest

The British were terrorists

by Dr Elma Ross, Wynberg, Cape Town

The letter by Pauline Morris, Anglo-Boer war myth, refers.

It is indeed necessary to debate issues concerning the concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War.

My grandparents were in the Bethulie and Aliwal … Read the rest

Boer women and children died ‘due to backwardness’

A letter writer in Business Day, as well as an academic at the University of Cape Town, Elizabeth van Heyningen, claim that Boer women and children died in British concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war because they were “backward” and … Read the rest