UK rich list includes two South Africans

Two South Africans have made it into the respected Sunday Times Rich List released on Sunday, with Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik taking the top spot with a personal wealth of £13.17bn (R240bn).

South-African born Swazi business mogul Nathan Kirsh claimed … Read the rest

South Africa’s war of perspectives and the whites’ dwindling fortunes

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by Dan Roodt dan[at]praag.org

Ever since Britain started getting seriously interested in South Africa after the discovery of diamonds at Kimberley in 1866, there have been at least two conflicting views of the country. Throughout the twentieth century too, South … Read the rest

Foreigners getting social grants in South Africa

social-grantsMozambican and Swazi citizens who illegally receive social grants in South Africa are causing congestion at pay points in Mpumalanga.

Provincial Health and Social Development MEC Clifford Mkasi raised the problem at the launch of Social Development Month in Mbombela.… Read the rest

Pieter Mulder says protectorates Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland should be included in percentage black land

During a debate on the 1913 Land Act today, Dr. Pieter Mulder of the Freedom Front Plus said that the former British protectorates Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland should be included when calculating the percentage of black-owned land in South Africa. … Read the rest

Freedom for Swaziland!

The ANC has called for Swaziland to be “liberated” as part of the outcomes of an International Solidarity Conference the party hosted last week.

“Everyone must have freedom in their lifetime,” ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete told reporters in Johannesburg.

The … Read the rest

ANC to continue intervening in Swaziland

The ANC resolved that it will continue to be in solidarity with the people struggling in Swaziland, international relations committee member Lindiwe Zulu said on Thursday.

“We support the democratisation of Swaziland,” Zulu told reporters at the ANC’s national policy … Read the rest

Beaten Afrikaners becoming an international symbol

by Dan Roodt

Last week ANC leaders had another braai or luncheon with representatives of Afrikaans organisations. A few vacuous statements were made afterwards but as usual nothing really happened.

Why on earth does the ANC still talk to Afrikaners … Read the rest