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Tuesday 10's - 10 things that make you South African

The other day on the radio, while I was driving home, they were talking about things that only happen in South Africa. This inspired me to come up with a few of my own “Unique to South Africa” things that I think you might like. 299 more words

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They still don’t get it! The world is not black or white, its all shades. According to reports, Boer Afrikaner people who for decades perpetrated Apartheid in South Africa because they view themselves as a superior and distinctive race are now trying to carve out an autonomous state for themselves. 308 more words


Canada Refuses Asylum to South Africa…Guess Why?

A South African, Brandon Huntley, who sought refuge in Canada by saying he feared persecution from blacks, has lost his latest bid to remain in that country.   545 more words


Mayor held for Mandela memorial fraud

Port Eizabeth – Buffalo City municipality mayor Zukiswa Ncitha and two others were arrested on Monday for alleged fraud involving Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, Eastern Cape officials said. 14 more words

Scientists trace group of Afrikaners with Parkinson’s to common ancestor

by Tamar Kahn

LOCAL scientists have traced the origin of Parkinson’s disease in 40 Afrikaner families back through the generations to a Dutch-German couple who married in South Africa in 1668. 17 more words

Excerpts of historical novel Mfecane: The Crushing

Below I have included three chapters or portions of Mfecane:The Crushing. In order to give a represenative sample I have included portions that emphasize both the Zulu and Boer (Afrikaner) threads of the plot.   5,668 more words


The dangerous nationalism of Julius Malema

It’s ironic that Julius Malema, in his first speech in parliament yesterday, would reference Louis Botha, the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. 1,166 more words

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