Little America at the tip of Africa

ILANA MERCER: There’s an elephant in the courtroom in which Oscar Pistorius is being tried for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. It is the unidirectional, black-on-black and black-on-white violent crime in South Africa. The fear of being butchered

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ILANA MERCER: There’s an elephant in the courtroom in which Oscar Pistorius is being tried for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. It is the unidirectional, black-on-black and black-on-white violent crime in South Africa. The fear of being butchered

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No hatred in the old South Africa

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by Dan Roodt

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Steven Friedman’s protestations about “apartheid denial” notwithstanding, it is true that many people are reassessing South Africa’s past in the light of the present, which is in … Read the rest

An open letter to Steven Friedman

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You could cut the racial tension with a thigh-pad.

by Adriaan du Toit

This post is a response to acclaimed political analyst and academic Steven Friedman’s Facebook post on the topic of Protea skipper AB de Villiers’ racist inclinations in … Read the rest