Violent attacks on South Africa’s farmers, most of whom are white, are on the rise and 67 farm murders occurred last year, according to data released on Thursday. Read more
[Source: http://www.mo.be/interview/op-het-platteland-in-zuid-afrika-heerst-een-volatiele-situatie door Jago Kosolosky.]
West-Kaap is de enige van de negen provincies in Zuid-Afrika die bestuurd wordt door de Democratic Alliance (DA) en niet door het African National Congress (ANC) van president Zuma. We praten met Alan Winde, minister van Agricultuur en Economische Ontwikkeling voor de provincie. ‘Hoe investeer je in mensen die je eigenlijk niet nodig hebt?’ Read more
[Source: http://www.enca.com/south-africa/three-hacked-stabbed-death-their-sleep-eastern-cape from SAPA.]
Three people have been hacked and stabbed to death in their sleep in Ndlunkulu near Mthatha, South Africa. Read more
[Source: http://www.citypress.co.za/politics/anc-unlike-parties-zuma/ from SAPA.]
At an ANC fundraiser on the eve of the party’s 103rd anniversary, President Jacob Zuma said it had a superior claim to power than other political parties because it was born out of the need to defeat white colonial rule.
“You must remember that a man called Jan van Riebeek arrived here on April 6 1652 and that was the start of the trouble in this country,” Zuma told the event last night, where guests paid R3 million to sit at his table. Read more
[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2015-01-09-sas-first-people-demand-their-place-in-the-sun by Dennis Cruywagen.]
Once upon a time, according to the generally accepted narrative of our history, different groups of tribes started arriving in the southern part of Africa from far beyond the Limpopo River. They were black or, to use the language of the ANC, African. Finding the place uninhabited, they settled here. Read more
58 780 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in June 2019 (CPI) & +5.8 y/y in June 2019 (PPI)
-3.2% q/q (1st quarter of 2019)
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