Mugabe?s Madness

By the next day, the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), led by Morgan Tsvangirai, was claiming victory – and it wasn’t a hollow claim.  There is no doubt whatsoever that they did, in fact, win, and win overwhelmingly.  By

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By the next day, the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), led by Morgan Tsvangirai, was claiming victory – and it wasn’t a hollow claim.  There is no doubt whatsoever that they did, in fact, win, and win overwhelmingly.  By

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Is black SA turning old friends into foes?

I arranged a few other engagements and braced up for a very engaging psychic reconnection with the African continent.

‘Ah, the good old days of apartheid!’

I needed the return to Africa badly. I had been away from the continent … Lees verder

I arranged a few other engagements and braced up for a very engaging psychic reconnection with the African continent.

‘Ah, the good old days of apartheid!’

I needed the return to Africa badly. I had been away from the continent … Lees verder

The lights are going out

When the African National Congress/Communist Party alliance came to power in 1994, it promised to provide electricity to millions of poor black people who had never had it before. Well, you can connect the homes of millions of people to … Lees verder

When the African National Congress/Communist Party alliance came to power in 1994, it promised to provide electricity to millions of poor black people who had never had it before. Well, you can connect the homes of millions of people to … Lees verder

Message from Minister of Darkness

The lack of dependable electricity is neither a problem nor a crisis, as the enemies of the national democratic revolution would have it. On the contrary, it presents our people with many opportunities for progress towards a true African state. Lees verder

The lack of dependable electricity is neither a problem nor a crisis, as the enemies of the national democratic revolution would have it. On the contrary, it presents our people with many opportunities for progress towards a true African state. Lees verder

Let’s acknowledge, but stop mobilising around race

To date, Johan Nel has made no such appeals to racial solidarity to justify his horrific acts. Yet the incident has been seized upon by the ruling ANC’s Patrick Chauke as racially motivated and he has even objected to the … Lees verder

To date, Johan Nel has made no such appeals to racial solidarity to justify his horrific acts. Yet the incident has been seized upon by the ruling ANC’s Patrick Chauke as racially motivated and he has even objected to the … Lees verder

SA is not one nation but many

According to this view — held by political scientists from the University of Potchefstroom to the University of Cape Town, as well as all parties in Parliament except perhaps the Freedom Front Plus — the difference in being an Afrikaner … Lees verder

According to this view — held by political scientists from the University of Potchefstroom to the University of Cape Town, as well as all parties in Parliament except perhaps the Freedom Front Plus — the difference in being an Afrikaner … Lees verder

France’s national suicide

Low-intensity conflict in the streets, with rioters shooting at policemen and members of the fire brigade as in France, is probably one definition of multicultural utopia. Ever since the Berlin Wall came down, most of those on the left have Lees verder

Low-intensity conflict in the streets, with rioters shooting at policemen and members of the fire brigade as in France, is probably one definition of multicultural utopia. Ever since the Berlin Wall came down, most of those on the left have Lees verder

Good old Smithy

Who was Ian Douglas Smith?  He was indeed a most remarkable man.  He was born in Rhodesia in 1919.  Rhodesia at that time was a young country, just a couple of decades old, and still wild in many ways.  It … Lees verder

Who was Ian Douglas Smith?  He was indeed a most remarkable man.  He was born in Rhodesia in 1919.  Rhodesia at that time was a young country, just a couple of decades old, and still wild in many ways.  It … Lees verder

The anachronistic Jacobin

In a strange twist, Butler has a way of accusing white South Africans, both English and Afrikaans, from suffering a certain historical amnesia when it comes to South Africa’s past. The fact that the current political reality affects people more … Lees verder

In a strange twist, Butler has a way of accusing white South Africans, both English and Afrikaans, from suffering a certain historical amnesia when it comes to South Africa’s past. The fact that the current political reality affects people more … Lees verder

Can Afrikaners and ESSAs forge a common future?

It may be my imagination, but in recent times the same degree of disillusion appears to have crept into ESSA conversations and attitudes as can be readily found among Afrikaners. Over recent weeks, I have received several letters from ESSAs Lees verder

It may be my imagination, but in recent times the same degree of disillusion appears to have crept into ESSA conversations and attitudes as can be readily found among Afrikaners. Over recent weeks, I have received several letters from ESSAs Lees verder

Snow Black, a transformed fairytale

Soon after, the king took a new wife who was beautiful, but very vain, and who possessed supernatural powers. She also ran a soccer club that kidnapped and murdered random members of the population for the queen’s entertainment. The king … Lees verder

Soon after, the king took a new wife who was beautiful, but very vain, and who possessed supernatural powers. She also ran a soccer club that kidnapped and murdered random members of the population for the queen’s entertainment. The king … Lees verder

‘Namibia ist ein sicheres Land’

In den Augen von Afrikakenner Michael Iwanowski wird sich das auch nach dem Verbrechen nicht ändern: „Namibia ist nach wie vor ein sicheres Land.“ Iwanowski weiß, wovon er spricht. Er veranstaltet seit 25 Jahren individuelle Reisen nach Afrika. Rund 150 … Lees verder

Japan setzt auf Atomkraft

Im Rahmen der weltweiten Klimaschutzpläne will Japan die friedliche Nutzung der Atomenergie fördern und sich als führender Exporteur von Nukleartechnik am Weltmarkt etablieren. Dies erklärte kürzlich Shunsuke Kondo, Vorsitzender der japanischen Atomenergiekommission, in Tokio. „Japan hilft Entwicklungsländern, die notwendige Infrastruktur … Lees verder

Alle Signale auf Gr?n

Deutsche Umwelttechnologien werden schon heute in alle Welt exportiert. Ein globaler Ökoboom könnte die Branche zum wichtigsten Industriezweig machen.

Die Grundfos-Magna ist kein Produkt, das seinem Besitzer in der Nachbarschaft besonderen Ruhm einbringt. Auch die Wilo-Stratos eignet sich nicht zum

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