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Afrikaner

a White native of the Republic of South Africa whose mother tongue is Afrikaans
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For the quote about when Afrikaaners sing in her language, see for example, "Nightclubs: Good to My Ear," 52; and reprinted in the liner notes to her first album.
When a traditional South Afrikan healer was asked if Afrikaaners (Whites) could have ukufa kwabantu the healer stated the "You have to be human to have these disorders." The definition of humanity indicates when one is out of order with such.
Endgame (C4, 9pm, S4C, 10.45pm) This hugely gripping thriller tells the little-known story of the secret talks that took place in an English country house between the ANC and key Afrikaaners which helped secure the end of apartheid rule in South Africa.
The university in the city of Bloemfontein is regarded as a bastion for Afrikaaners, who are often most closely linked with white apartheid rule.
(79) By the late 1980s, the ruling Afrikaaners were increasingly aware that change was inevitable.
There is a common religious ideology for the Zionist claim to Palestine and the Afrikaaner claim in South Africa (221) In Afrikaaner nationalism, blacks, as offspring of Ham, were pagans destined to serve the "new Israelites" as "hewers of wood and drawers of water." Both Afrikaaners and Zionists considered the land to be theirs by divine right.
Blacks and whites also interacted with each other and shared a "mutual economic dependence [that] made it impossible to create a true territorial division in South Africa." This "bears no relation" to the Palestinian "one-sided dependence on Israel." On the world scene, while the Afrikaaners were isolated, "Israel receives massive, unshakable support from a unified Diaspora Jewry and American aid" and is protected from "effective sanctions" by post-Holocaust concerns.
Windschuttle shows, first, that the Policy derived mainly from economic rather than from racialist motives; second, that it made eminent civic sense from the standpoint of those social classes which advocated it; third, that most Australians during the Policy's operation proved perfectly capable of living amicably with non-whites, and needed no multicultural mafia to force upon them this desirable outcome; fourth, that comparisons of the Policy to Afrikaaners' apartheid--comparisons profuse within such fever-swamps as Humphrey McQueen's brain--are ludicrous.
He naturally took to the military as a young adult assigned to driving tanks but decided not to make it a career as he was of English descent, and only Afrikaaners had much chance to advance.
In Coffee Bay we met a load of great big Afrikaaners who invited us to join in their rugby match.
Naturalists such as Anders Sparrman expressed condescension toward the Afrikaaners settled in southern Africa (Pratt 53-56); similarly, as Ruth Brown argues, The Songlines presents its readers with a caricature of native-born white Australians as racist philistines, while Europeans, represented by Arkady and Bruce, are portrayed as enlightened and cultured, and Aboriginals as spiritual (6).
Our gleaming motor took us on to the next resort, Plettenberg Bay (or Plet, as the Afrikaaners call it).