Cape Town’s “White” Squatter Camp

‘Have you seen white people who are worse off than we?’ Ronald asked me before he pointed out the existence of a White squatter camp. Struck by the question I was reluctant to tell him that I haven’t. He shares a wooden shed or hokkie with his fiancé and his two children. They don’t have access . . . → Read More: Cape Town’s “White” Squatter Camp

Into the Field! Searching for the Real Afrikaner

I’m sitting at my desk at in Berlin. Next time I go to South Africa I want to learn more about the people who were privileged under Apartheid: White South Africans and particularly Afrikaners. I posted a request for a room in an Afrikaner family home or flat share on a popular online platform. Now I . . . → Read More: Into the Field! Searching for the Real Afrikaner