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Helen Zille apologises for social media posts suggesting the legacy of colonialism was not all negative

Helen Zille apologises for social media posts suggesting the legacy of colonialism was not all negative

The former leader of South Africa’s main opposition party has sparked public outcry over a series of social media posts that suggested colonialism brought benefits to the country. “For those claiming legacy of colonialism was ONLY negative, think of our independent judiciary, transport infrastructure, piped water,” Helen Zille, the ex-head of the Democratic Alliance (DA) […]

The greatest Racist speach in Africa ever spoken by a President – Pieter Willem Botha

The greatest Racist speach in Africa ever spoken by a President – Pieter Willem Botha

We do not pretend like other Whites that we like Blacks. The fact that, Blacks look like human beings and act like human beings do not necessarily make them sensible human beings. Hedgehogs are not porcupines and lizards are not crocodiles simply because they look alike. If God wanted us to be equal to the […]

Germany to return skulls of colonial Herero victims in Namibia

Germany to return skulls of colonial Herero victims in Namibia

Germany now plans to return the skulls of ethnic Herero victims of 19th-century colonialism in south-western Africa. Their skulls were transported to what was then the German Empire for “medical research.” Was it murder and expulsion, or should it be called genocide? The terminology becomes political when talking about the victims of German colonial rule […]

DR Congo: Cursed by its natural wealth

DR Congo: Cursed by its natural wealth

The Democratic Republic of Congo is potentially one of the richest countries on earth, but colonialism, slavery and corruption have turned it into one of the poorest, writes historian Dan Snow.The world’s bloodiest conflict since World War II is still rumbling on today. It is a war in which more than five million people have […]

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