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Afrikaans-speaking parents threaten to close Eastern Cape school

News24 - 6 days ago
Afrikaans-speaking parents threaten to close Eastern Cape school. 2018-02-13 05:38. Joseph Chirume. Parents, learners and community members are threatening to close Sandisulwazi Secondary School in...

Dad takes school to court over son's Afrikaans mark

Independent Online - 6 days ago
A Durban North father fought to get his son's matric Afrikaans paper remarked after he was held back in Grade 11 due to his poor exam result. Three percent might not sound like much, but for one...

Private residence must scrap Afrikaans essay for prospective residents

Commission - 2 weeks ago
Johannesburg – The Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission) recommended that a private student residence...

PTA Afrikaans-only residence urged to adhere to CRL recommendations

Eyewitness News - 1 week ago
PTA Afrikaans-only residence urged to adhere to CRL recommendations. The commission found Goede Hoop was only open only to Afrikaans speaking Christian students or required an essay written in that...

Afrikaans residences at University of Pretoria defy request for inclusivity

Citizen - 1 week ago
The management of Sonop and De Goede Hoop residences, the Afrikaans majority-white residences hosting mostly University of Pretoria students, will not make any changes despite allegations they are...

Pastor upset over Taal issue

Citizen - 2 weeks ago
Pastor Andrew September is seen before he handed over a memorandum to the office of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Buildings in which he asked the African National Congress (ANC) to...

Good and bad news for Afrikaans after the CC ruling

Politicsweb - 2 weeks ago
The dust has not yet settled over the Constitutional Court (CC) judgment in the University of the Free State (UFS) language policy case. What is the impact of this ruling on the future of Afrikaans...

Afrikaans-only residences in Pretoria ordered to become more racially diverse

Eyewitness News - 2 weeks ago
The commission also called for the admission committee to be representatives of the democratic of South Africa.” Meanwhile, the University of Pretoria has condemned the residences. Spokesperson...

GroundUp: Understanding the University of the Free State Afrikaans court case

Daily Maverick - 3 weeks ago
However, it provides for tutorials to be given to students whose first language is Afrikaans, Sotho or Zulu, in order to assist them into the new English system. It also retains Afrikaans instruction...

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Formidable Economist Sampie Terreblanche (84) Succumbs To Brain Cancer

HuffPost South Africa - 22 hours ago
"His progression from an Afrikaner nationalist, to an advocate of its demise, to an ANC supporter, to a fierce critic of the ruling party was certainly spectacular and often dramatic." Alex...

Hoërskool Overvaal: Afrikaans' Last Stand

HuffPost South Africa - 4 weeks ago
This self-created delusion of an imaginary attack on Afrikaans and the Afrikaner way of life is caused by an irrational conceptualisation of the Afrikaner way of life as pivoting around colonial...

Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

WTRF - 16 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The former South African state prosecutor who led the case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against Jacob Zuma, the ex-president who...

OverTaal: Remove opportunistic politics from the debate

News24 - 3 weeks ago
But the reality is – and sorry if I sound like a doom prophet to all my 'Afrikaner vriende' – that Affies will have to become 'Engies'. The political current is just too strong...

At 48, Zizi is back on the market

News24 - 4 weeks ago
“That march was hijacked by a few conservative people who hoisted the old South African flag,” Kodwa said. “That woman sent me an invitation to come to Stellenbosch after she had read my open...

South Africa is getting land reform wrong

The Economist - 4 weeks ago
HANNES BOOYENS, clad in the khaki shorts and shirt of the Afrikaner farmer, shows off tidy rows of trees hanging heavy with grapefruits, soon to be plucked for export. Hezekiel Nkosi, the chairman of...

Namibia: Man Guilty of Two Knife Killings

AllAfrica.com - 4 weeks ago
The magistrate also recounted that Klein related to a magistrate following his arrest that he had stabbed Afrikaner after Afrikaner had grabbed him by his neck from behind. Magistrate Nandago...

​​Dan Roodt

HuffPost South Africa (blog) - 3 weeks ago
After returning to South Africa in 1992, Roodt worked for Citibank until 1999, and in 2000 he co-founded PRAAG (Pro-Afrikaanse Aksiegroep, or Pro-Afrikaans Action Group), which describes itself as an...

Veteran political economist Professor Sampie Terreblanche dies at 84

News24 - 1 day ago
"His progression from an Afrikaner nationalist, to an advocate of its demise, to an ANC supporter, to a fierce critic of the ruling party was certainly spectacular and often dramatic," said...

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Government, Unions Agree To Calm Hoërskool Overvaal Tensions

HuffPost South Africa - 4 weeks ago
On Monday, basic education minister Angie Motshekga, Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, the Suid-Afrikaanse Onderwysersunie (SAOU) and school governing body organisation Fedsas had a meeting about...

#HoërskoolOvervaal: Call for hate speech probe

Independent Online - 3 weeks ago
A sense of animosity, division, and hatred was palpable at the Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging. Picture: Jonisayi Maromo/ANA. Johannesburg - Two teacher unions have turned to the Human Rights...

Kundiges verwag dat herfskommandowurm landswyd in Suid-Afrika kan versprei

ProAgri - 5 days ago
Volgens 'n onlangse mediaverklaring, verwag kundiges dat die herfskommandowurm oor Suid-Afrika heen sal versprei (met die moontlike uitsondering van die Wes-Kaap). Die verslag dui aan dat...

Fransi Phillips

Storiewerf - 10 hours ago
Ek is baie gelukkig om met haar kontak te maak terwyl sy in Suid Afrika is, en ek ontmoet haar in ʼn koffiewinkel in Pretoria. Nina, wat ʼn pianiste is, kom sit ook by ons vir ʼn rukkie terwyl sy vir...

Kairos Dormerveiling- Die beste van die beste!

ProAgri - 5 days ago
Volgens dr Fanie Steyn, van die veemaatskappy Ramsem, is Danie Thomas se Kairos-stoet bekend vir sy top kwaliteit dormergenetika en dié het reeds rekordpryse behaal in Suid-Afrika alleen. “'n...

Goeie nuus vir verbruikers: SA voedsel van die goedkoopste in die wêreld

ProAgri - 2 weeks ago
Die wêreldbevolking sal na verwagting groei van 7,4 biljoen mense in 2017 na 7,8 biljoen mense in 2022, met 'n gemiddelde aanwas van sowat 88 miljoen mense per jaar, volgens ABSA se 2017/2018...

Boer van die jaar aangeval

ProAgri - 3 days ago
Die wreedaardige aanval op Charles Back, bekende wyn- en kaasmaker, van die Fairview-landgoed in die Paarl Dinsdag in die vroeë oggendure terwyl hy geslaap het, het weer die lig op plaasaanvalle en...

Chris Chameleon en BOO! naar StudioGonz

Gouds Dagblad (persbericht) - 1 week ago
De Zuid-Afrikaanse zanger Chris Chameleon doet met zijn muziekprogramma 'Jy en Ek en Ek en Jy' zaterdag 10 februari StudioGonz aan. Vanavond, vrijdag 9 februari, is hij er ook al met zijn...

Droogte in die Wes-, Oos- en Noord-Kaap word 'n nasionale ramp verklaar

ProAgri - 5 days ago
Daar word gehoop dat die Nasionale Rampbestuursentrum hom sal beroep op die aanbevelings daarin asook op die geweldige ervaring binne die organisasie om die huidige droogte aan te spreek. Agri SA...

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IEB was born to defy separatist ideology in education

SowetanLIVE Sunday World - 2 weeks ago
The purpose for the establishment of the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) was to challenge the apartheid ideology of separation on the basis of race and actively support inclusivity in education....

Orania pins its hopes on Ramaphosa

Mail & Guardian - 1 month ago
Between the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the ANC and the relaxation of liberal individualism's stranglehold in Europe, 2018 may be the right time to start pushing for a full-blown...

Orania wants its own Bitcoin

eNCA - 7 months ago
JOHANNESBURG - The whites-only enclave of Orania in Northern Cape is looking to take its currency digital. The town of about 1,400 people adopted its own paper money, the ora, to promote...

Orania plans new e-currency

Independent Online - 7 months ago
Kimberley - The Afrikaner stronghold of Orania in the Northern Cape is planning a new “digital currency” which could “rival the rand”. It has been reported that economist Dawie Roodt is...

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Boere geeft tegen oude club aanzet voor volgende opsteker Twente

Voetbal International - 4 months ago
FC Twente heeft ook het tweede duel na het slachtofferen van hoofdtrainer René Hake gewonnen. Na de 3-0 competitiezege op Roda JC Kerkrade werd nu de achtste finale van het bekertoernooi behaald...

Hate speech charge laid against Jacob Zuma

News24 - 6 yearss ago
@tshegofatso.setilo. Please give the statistics for your allegations. Boere are getting slaughtered. Malema perfected the polarization process. The Prezz sang the hate speech song with full knowledge...

VVV zet FC Twente pijnlijk te kijk dankzij wereldgoal Van Crooij

Voetbal International - 6 months ago
FC Twente heeft zaterdagavond in eigen huis verloren van VVV-Venlo. De Limburgers zetten in Enschede ook hun tweede competitieduel om in een overwinning: 1-2. Tom Boere had voor het eerst een...

Nederlanders vrezen zwaarste orkaan in 22 jaar: 'Dit moeten we samen doorstaan'

De Limburger - 5 months ago
De orkaan bereikt naar verwachting woensdagochtend (onze tijd) de Bovenwindse Eilanden en trekt dan verder naar het westen richting Puerto Rico, de Dominicaanse Republiek, Haïti en Cuba. Het...

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