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South Africa is the country at the southern tip of Africa.

The population in 2014 was, according to official statistics, 80.2% Black, 8.8% Coloured, 8.4% White, and 2.5% Asian. 150 years ago Whites were half the population and there were more Whites than Blacks. South Africa until relatively recently practiced a form of racial segregation with the apartheid system. This was intensely criticized and abandoned in the 1990s. The various growing problems in post-apartheid South Africa and the discriminations and persecutions of Whites are rarely mentioned in politically correct sources.

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History

A Dutch colony was established 1652. The Afrikaners/Boers are predominantly the descendants of Dutch settlers. Later Britain acquired the colony which was followed by British settlers. Conflicts caused the Great Trek (emigration) of Boers and the establishment of several independent countries. They were conquered by Britain in the Boer Wars. Racial segregation began early and this and White rule continued after independence as the apartheid system. The first multi-racial elections in 1994 was won by the pro-Black African National Congress which has ruled the country since.

The two primary motivations for implementing the apartheid system have been stated to have been fear of demographic swamping by the faster reproducing Blacks (see the section on White demographics below) and secondly the belief that the segregation benefited all. The "friction theory" argued that contacts between the races would inevitably produce conflicts.[1] See also the article on Ethnic heterogeneity.

One controversy is regarding if White Afrikaners or Black Bantus (who had gradually emigrated from West Africa as agriculturalists as part of the Bantu expansion) were the first (agricultural) settlers of certain South African areas. White South Africa argued that Bantu populations were often late arrivals with this affecting land rights. More politically correct historiography instead argues for an earlier role of Bantu populations. Another controversy is regarding the Khoisan hunger-gathers/pastoralists who predated the agriculturalists. That the Bantus have displaced (possibly killed) the Khoisan in many areas is often not mentioned in politically correct historiography.

Another controversy is regarding the history and causes of the end of the apartheid system such as the terrorism used by the African National Congress and Nelson Mandela.

Post-apartheid South Africa

21st century South Africa

Various aspects of post-apartheid South Africa have been criticized.

In 2002, 60 percent of South Africans said life had been better under apartheid.[2]

"The South African government estimates that there are 31 murders per 100,000 people per year. Or about 50 a day. That would make South Africa the tenth most murderous country in the world, outpacing Rwanda, Mexico, and both Sudans. And that’s using South Africa’s official estimates — outside groups put the murder rate 100 percent higher. Choosing not to trust the South African authorities is a safe bet — South Africa’s government, which has been led by Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress since the end of apartheid, is outstandingly incompetent and corrupt. [...] Think-tank theorist Leon Louw, who helped defeat apartheid, calls the crime and corruption “a simple manifestation of the breakdown of the state. The government is just appallingly bad at everything it does: education, healthcare, infrastructure, security, everything that is a government function is in shambles.” He adds — citing “anecdotal data” — that “most people don’t bother to report crimes.” It appears that South Africa is about the most dangerous place you can be outside a war zone."[3]

"From the 1940s to the 1990s, life expectancy for blacks soared from thirty-eight to sixty-one years!”... Since the dawn of democracy in 1994, life expectancy has plummeted by nine years. Crime has reached crippling levels . . . and is certainly much higher than in the Old South Africa. . . . unemployment had jumped from 19 percent in 1994 (before ‘freedom’) to 31 percent in 2003 (after ‘freedom’), steadily rising until, in 2005, it stood at 38.8 percent."[4]

"Today, South Africa’s economy is stagnant, with growth running at an annual rate of just 1.3 per cent. That matters a great deal because the economy needs to expand by at least 5 per cent every year if poverty and unemployment are both to fall. Instead, the number of people out of work has risen by 1.6 million since Mr Zuma won the presidency in 2009. Unemployment–even at the narrowest definition–now stands at 26 per cent. If you use a broad definition that includes people who are too demoralised to look for work, the jobless total rises to 36 per cent.... the electricity blackouts which have become routine in Johannesburg, the commercial capital. These are happening because old power stations have shut down, causing a wholly predictable loss of capacity. The government ignored the warning signs for a decade or more".[5]

South Africa's race-based "Affirmative Action" program has been accused of causing unqualified people to be appointed to positions where their incompetence hit poor and vulnerable communities. One example being by contributing to sewer plant malfunctioning which in turn has caused diseases and deaths.[6]

In 2009, four mainstream newspapers in South Africa published surveys, revealing that 74% of White citizens felt that they were being persecuted in South Africa for reasons of their race.[7]

Large scale murders of Whites, in particular in connection with organized attacks against isolated farms, have sometimes been described as a genocide. See South African farm attacks.

Politically correct silence on non-apartheid problems

The politically correct media and other politically correct organizations rarely criticized/criticize the problems with the anti-apartheid opponents and post-apartheid South Africa. One example is the torture/death camps run by the ANC during the opposition to the apartheid regime and which have been stated to have been much worse than prisons run by the apartheid regime.[8]

Another example is the terrorist Nelson Mandela who has been turned into a secular saint.

Jewish influence and relations with Israel

Still another controversial aspect is the role of Jews and Jewish influence in both historical and current South Africa.

See the article on the Second Boer War and the external links there on Jewish influence on this war.

Some Jews have been argued to played important parts in running and profiting from the apartheid system while other Jews have been argued to have played important roles in creating and running the ANC and more recently in downplaying problems in post-apartheid South Africa.[3][9][10]

South Africa and Israel for a time cooperated closely (for reasons such as both nations being isolated internationally).[11]

Israeli policies regarding Palestinians have very often been compared with apartheid. In 2014, "a parliamentary group expressed in a “Cape Town Declaration” their solidarity with the Palestinian people. Moreover they proposed new economic rules in support of the “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions” (BDS) campaign that would have effectively ended economic co-operation with Israel. Predictably the Jewish community reacted like a hornets nest that had been poked with a stick. They hit out at “flagrant hijacking of the Parliamentary process by special interest groups”. Not surprisingly they managed to get the Cape Town Declaration watered down. But it was all a mischievous gesture that sputtered out. In reality the links between South Africa and Israel will not be ending anytime soon. After all, President Zuma needs Mossad to maintain the security system they built for his lavish presidential compound."[9]

Demographics and White flight

"It is also easily forgotten that in 1868 Whites were half the population and there were more Whites than Black Africans. [...] It took less than 150 years for Whites to go from half the population of South Africa to becoming an endangered minority making up less than 10% of the population."[3]

As noted above, one important reason for implementing apartheid was due to fear of being demographically swamped by faster reproducing Blacks.

ANC explicitly endorsed such views. "the ANC’s ‘Operation Production’ campaign which guaranteed young men who signed up to the ANC free sex with women members; while ANC women were forbidden the use of contraceptives. Women who refused to be forcefully impregnated or used contraceptives, were accused of being Apartheid agents, which was punishable by being burnt to death by the necklace".[12]

"In the post-apartheid period South Africa’s government has virtually opened its borders. The result has been a torrent of people from the north: from Zimbabwe, especially, but also from Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique and Nigeria. [...] An estimated 10 to 15 million foreign Africans have poured into South Africa, swelling the shanty towns around all the major cities and towns."[13]

There is also large scale promotion of race mixing (typically a Black Man and a White Woman) which can be seen as another method diminishing the White population.[13]

About 800,000 out of an earlier total population of 4 millions Whites had left South Africa since 1995, according to one report from 2009 on White flight. The primary driver was fear of crime. Other causes included the attacks against White farmers, affirmative action programs, mismanagement of the energy sector which has caused rolling brownouts, and worries about corruption and autocratic political tendencies. Also many people from other racial groups were expressing a desire to leave. Since many of those who leave are highly educated, this has caused shortages of skilled personal and fear of long-term consequences.[14]

White dispossession and feared future anarchy, civil war, and/or White genocide

There have been frequent fears of South Africa developing similarly to Zimbabwe with dispossession of Whites and collapsing agriculture and economy.

In 2017, South African President Jacob Zuma pledged to break up white ownership of business and land, increasing fears of developments similar to those in Zimbabwe.[15] In 2018, "The newly elected leader of South Africa's ruling ANC (African National Congress), Cyril Ramaphosa, has come out strongly in favour of a Zimbabwe-style land grab in the country, promising to confiscate white-owned farms without compensation. [...] also announced that the mandate of the country’s competition authority would be broadened to see white ownership of any business as “anti-competitive"".[16] Later in 2018, the National Assembly passed a motion to amend the Constitution so as to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation.[17]

The leader of the one of the parties supporting this, the EFF, criticized an opposing party, stated that the EFF would attempt to remove a mayor from the opposing party because he was White, and stated that "We are cutting the throat of whiteness."[18]

Related fears are of a bloodbath/civil war developing if the increasingly unpopular ANC should lose an election but refuse to give up power due to the leaders fearing facing corruption charges.[19]

A White genocide has also been feared with the South African farm attacks seen as a beginning of this.

The Suidlanders is a group making extensive preparations for an emergency situation like major civil unrest. Warnings signs of that this may occur soon include political instability, an acute water crises, an electricity grid in risk of collapse, a mining industry in risk of collapse, rising unemployment, no or little economic growth, and rising crime.[20]

In 2018, the Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton said that his department was looking into methods that would facilitate the fast-tracking of visas for White South African farmers who want to relocate to Australia. He said they "deserve special attention" because of the "horrific circumstances" of land seizures and violence in South Africa and "because from what I have seen they do need help from a civilised country like ours".[21]

See also

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References

  1. http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2011/07/white-refugees-from-third-world-barbarism-the-case-of-south-africa-part-2/
  2. The End of South Africa http://www.amren.com/news/2015/02/the-end-of-south-africa/
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 A South African White Ethnostate http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2015/02/a-south-african-ethnostate/
  4. Apartheid South Africa: Reality vs. Libertarian Fantasy http://www.amren.com/news/2013/12/apartheid-south-africa-reality-vs-libertarian-fantasy/
  5. South Africa’s Long Walk to Decline http://www.amren.com/news/2015/06/south-africas-long-walk-to-decline/
  6. South Africa’s Black Empowerment ‘Killing Babies’ http://www.amren.com/news/2014/06/south-africas-black-empowerment-killing-babies/
  7. White Refugees from Third World Barbarism: The Case of South Africa, Part 1 http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2011/07/white-refugees-from-third-world-barbarism-the-case-of-south-africa/
  8. White Refugees from Third World Barbarism: The Case of South Africa, Part 1 http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2011/07/white-refugees-from-third-world-barbarism-the-case-of-south-africa/
  9. 9.0 9.1 A blind eye to murder of Whites in South Africa http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2014/05/a-blind-eye-to-murder-of-whites-in-south-africa/
  10. The role of Jews in South Africa since 1948 http://toqonline.com/archives/v11n2/TOQv11n2Davidson.pdf
  11. A Deal with the Devil: The Strange Case of Israel and South Africa http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2011/08/a-deal-with-the-devil-the-strange-case-of-israel-and-south-africa/
  12. White Refugees from Third World Barbarism: The Case of South Africa, Part 2 http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2011/07/white-refugees-from-third-world-barbarism-the-case-of-south-africa-part-2/
  13. 13.0 13.1 An African Planet? Part II http://www.amren.com/features/2016/01/an-african-planet-part-ii/
  14. Fleeing From South Africa, Newsweek, Scott Johnson February 14, 2009 http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2009/02/13/fleeing-from-south-africa.html
  15. https://altright.com/2017/02/09/outrageous-south-african-president-jacob-zuma-launches-white-genocide/
  16. South African president-in-waiting wants to ‘confiscate white farms without compensation’ http://freewestmedia.com/2018/01/14/south-african-president-in-waiting-wants-to-confiscate-white-farms-without-compensation/
  17. National Assembly adopts motion on land expropriation without compensation https://m.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/breaking-national-assembly-adopts-motion-on-land-expropriation-without-compensation-20180227
  18. 'We are cutting the throat of whiteness' – Malema on plans to remove Trollip https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/we-are-cutting-the-throat-of-whiteness-malema-on-plans-to-remove-trollip-20180304
  19. Zuma will trigger a 'bloodbath' if the ANC loses in 2019 – Zakes Mda https://mg.co.za/article/2016-11-16-00-zuma-will-trigger-a-bloodbath-if-the-anc-loses-in-2019-award-winning-author-says
  20. Here we will simply place the evidence before you and let you decide for yourself. https://suidlanders.org/the-coming-revolution/
  21. Australian home affairs minister to consider fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/australian-home-affairs-minister-to-consider-fast-tracking-visas-for-white-south-african-farmers-20180314
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