Sangoma of the silver screen: Jamie Uys as film maker 1950–1964

Dr. Jan-Ad Stemmet, Department of History, University of the Free State This article was written with the gracious co-operation of Dr Boet Troskie (founder: Mimosa Films) and Mrs. Mireschen Troskie-Marx (board member: Mimosa Films). Abstract It would be no exaggeration describe Jamie Uys as one of the most important role players in the development of […]

Die ANC en die konsep van Nasie

Afred Bosch, Centre d’estudis africans, Universiteit van Barcelona “The people, the real people, do not support Inkatha.  They are with the ANC.” (Teni, Soweto-aktivis 1993) Die African National Congress (ANC) beskou en definieer sigself as die grootste nasionale bevrydingsbeweging in Suid Afrika.  Hierdie strewe word reeds in sy naam verwoord.  Wat die leerstellinge betref, stel […]

Doomsday Preppers on a national scale: The National Party’s preparations for self-sufficiency during apartheid

Burgert Senekal Abstract As individual preppers prepare for emergencies by stockpiling food, weapons and water, the National Party (NP) government of South Africa started preparing for extensive isolation in the 1960s because of its racial policies. This article examines the measures taken by the NP government to mitigate the effects of sanctions, embargoes and boycotts, […]

Taal, landskap en identiteit

Dan Roodt Die kwessie rondom taal is besig om dié aangaande ras te vervang as die belangrikste enkele strydpunt in Suid-Afrika. Selfs gedurende die grondwetlike onderhandelinge tussen die Nasionale Party en die ANC tydens die aanloop tot die 1994-verkiesing het slegs drie vraagstukke hul onderskeie standpunte geskei, naamlik eiendomsreg, die sogenaamde uitsluitingsklousule (waarvolgens ’n werkgewer […]