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AfriForum: ‘Whites Stole the Land’ Narrative False, Farm Grabs Pushed by ‘Marxist-Leninists Drunk on Hatred’

Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of the AfriForum civil rights group, denounced South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the black nationalist Economic Free Fighters (EFF) in a parliamentary hearing, branding the people behind the proposed seizure of white-owned land corrupt, racist, and hypocritical, and dismissing the “whites stole the land” narrative as “the single biggest historical fallacy of our time”.

Jacob Zuma (Drew Angerer / Getty)

South African President Jacob Zuma Resigns

Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, resigned on Wednesday in a nationwide address. Zuma was forced out by his own ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC).

Cyril Ramaphosa (Gulshan Khan / AFP / Getty)

New Hope for South Africa as Cyril Ramaphosa Elected to Lead Ruling Party

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected to lead the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the party’s 54th conference in Johannesburg on Monday, lifting hopes for political reform and boosting the South African rand against the U.S. dollar.

Thabo Mbeki (Gianluigi Guercia / AFP / Getty)

Former South Africa President Denounces His Own Party as Corrupt

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki declared last week that his own party, the African National Congress (ANC), “has become so corrupted that … unprincipled access to political power and the related corrupt self-enrichment has in fact become the norm within the organisation.”

AP Photo/Osama Faisal

Hamas Leader Promises ‘Jerusalem Intifada’ Will Continue in South Africa

Speaking at a rally in South Africa, Hamas political chief Khaled Mashaal promised there would be more stabbing attacks against Israeli civilians, describing the wave of terror attacks as the “Jerusalem intifada,” and comparing them to South Africa’s struggle against apartheid.