Hendrik Verwoerd

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2012
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Education is a problem of centuries, President Zuma told listeners on the Redi Tlhabi Show on Monday morning, implying that something so deep-rooted would take as long to fix. Because he’s the president, he’s probably hoping people will take him at face value. Of course, if they do, we’ll all be dead...
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May 2nd, 2012
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Ghana, the then Gold Coast being the fourth country in Africa to experienced the broadcasting on the 31st July 1935 by the effort of the Governor of the Gold Coast, Sir Arnold Hodson, popularly called the “Sun Shine Governor”, has come of age of experience. Starting with the Radio ZOY located in a sm...
By benim
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Jun 20th, 2011
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‘What are they going to do with the head?” I wondered as the noose on the strap tightened around the prime minister’s stiff neck. The image on the television showed a bronze bust of Hendrik Verwoerd being hoisted off a sand-coloured plinth and deposited on a white flatbed truck. Per...
By benim
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May 23rd, 2011
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Smaller political parties should unite to prevent an impending “communist dictatorship” in South Africa, the Christian Democratic Party said on Monday. In the current socio-economic climate, “what we face in the medium term is a bloody revolution which may result in a full blown com...
By benim
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Mar 16th, 2011
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Carel Boshoff, who founded modern South Africa’s sole whites-only town Orania, died on Wednesday at the age of 83, the town said in a statement. “After a full and rich life, Carel Boshoff passed on today at noon,” his Orania Movement said. Orania official Jaco Kleynhans said Boshoff...
By benim
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Mar 15th, 2011
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The Jimmy Manyi saga and the storm around the Employment Equity Amendment Act has seen a lot of shouting and screaming. That’s to be expected. At heart it’s a racial issue and in a country as fractious as South Africa, we can be grateful it hasn’t been worse. But is the ANC turning its back […...