Although the Afrikaaners
recognized the certain end of apartheid, there was violent disagreement among the liberation groups as to the nature of the new constitutional order.
To have an audience of white Afrikaaners
mixed with diverse black Africans and to hear their comments after the performance--that was absolutely worth all of the hardship and the technical grief of touring.
"Because you have your name on your back the Afrikaaners
used to heckle me.
Boer farmers moved to the growing towns and cities, and the term Afrikaaners
was applied to all whites of Dutch ancestry.
They are third generation Afrikaaners
and have been running a children's home on their farm for the Coventry charity since 1993.
When she died in 1926 those Afrikaaners
, whose land we had stolen for its gold, shipped her body to South Africa, gave her a splendid funeral and buried her with their war heroes.
"The majority of mules are white middle-class or lower middle-class Afrikaaners
who have fallen on hard times.
Most of these cases are among the black population and many white Afrikaaners
, still smarting from the collapse of apartheid, are openly pleased at the prospect of `getting South Africa back'.
At a different level, the caravans of colonists departing from Independence or Saint Louis show similarities with the "voortrek" of the Cape Afrikaaners
to settle beyond the Orange River and the Vaal River.
Rugby fans in the Rainbow Nation hope so, but the truth is that few Afrikaaners
expect South Africa to turn the corner in their final Tri-Nations game against Australia in Cape Town.
As an Afrikaaner
herself, Krog pleads with Afrikaaners
to participate in the process of reconciliation.
Baum said that the Zulus were allied with the Afrikaaners
, and so the plan was really one to bring "Communists from the ANC" here to teach.
Beyers Naude, a Dutch Reformed churchman whose counsel is today much sought by the Afrikaaners
who once reviled him, the answer is emphatically yes.
An adaptable man, Smuts was a talented and effective guerrilla leader, popular with his men; he was also an intelligent and farsighted politician and statesman; although he failed to defeat Lettow-Vorbeck, he reinvigorated the British war effort in East Africa; his broad outlook and support of the Commonwealth ultimately cost him the backing of the rural Afrikaaners
and promoted the rise of Malan's Nationalists.
Just as revealing as the deaths was the city's reaction: Like Afrikaaners
on the veld, the bureaucracy circled the wagons-insuring its own survival if not that of its patients.