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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba passed away

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and The Mandela Rhodes Foundation send a sad message into the world: It is with the deepest regret that we have learned of the passing of our founder, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela … Continue reading

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Occupy South African Embassies

South Africa is facing a big problem and if it does not take care the country shall be drowning and becoming a 2° Belgian Congo or a Rwanda. Over the past few months we could not discard the fact that … Continue reading

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Aanhoudend Geweld en Corruptheid in Zuid-Afrika

Over een twee jaar is het zo ver dat Zuid-Afrikaanse bedrijven een kwart van de aandelen aan zwarte eigenaren moeten verkocht hebben in het kader van de Zwarte Economische Bemachtiging (Afrikaans: Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB); Engels: Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)) . … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #6 Anno 2012

Previously we mentioned, in Apartheid or Apartness #5 Spiral of violence and destruction or of reconciliation and peace, that South-Africa had to choose a spiral and  WCC programmes tried with initiatives as The Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV) to strengthen existing … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #4 Hangover of Church

What happened before: #3 Opposition and Escalation 7. Moving Reformed Church The South African Council of Churches put more pressure on the South-African Christians and got a major role in the years up to Nelson Mandela’s liberation in 1991 and the … Continue reading

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Apartheid of rassenverschil systeem #3 Oppositie en escalatie

5. Verzet In 1964 werd ANC leider Nelson Mandela veroordeeld tot een levenslange opsluiting. In de jaren ’70 werden meer dan 3 miljoen mensen ‘overgekast’ of met geweld overgeplaatst naar zwarte „geboortelanden“ of “thuislanden” later officieel bekend onder de naam … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #3 Opposition and Escalation

5. Opposition In 1960, a large group of blacks in Sharpeville refused to carry their passes; the government declared a state of emergency. The emergency lasted for 156 days, leaving 69 people dead and 187 people wounded. Wielding the Public … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #2 Up to 2nd part 20th Century

3. First part of 20th century When the Union of South Africa came into being in 1910 the white people got all the functions and major positions. The African National Congress (ANC), formed in 1912, became the opponent of apartheid, … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #1 Suppression and Apartness

1. Suppression Mabheka – He Who Looks; all the way from South Africa, finds that at last the wait is over. “The hideous reality that was apartheid is now being brought into the open” he says. “The Truth and Reconciliation … Continue reading

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Nieuwe uitdaging voor 100 jaar oude ANC

Dit weekend vierde de oudste de bevrijdingsbeweging van Afrika, de regerende ANC, het Afrikaans Nationaal Congres van Zuid-Afrika, haar eeuwfeest. Een middernachtmis in de Wesleyan Church in Mangaung, net buiten Bloemfontein zette de feestelijkheden in op vrijdag. Talrijke wereldleiders en … Continue reading

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