Inside South Africa’s Whites-Only Town of Orania

Pumza Fihlani, BBC News, October 6, 2014

In the sparsely populated Karoo desert in the heart of South Africa’s Northern Cape, the spirit of apartheid lives on.

I spent a few days in Orania, a town established in 1991 where no black people live.

I was part of a BBC crew, including Zimbabwean journalist Stanley Kwenda, who were accredited to visit.

And during that time, Stanley and I were the only black people in the town of 1,000–an unusual experience in modern South Africa.

It is an Afrikaner-only town, where only Afrikaans is spoken, because of fears about “diluting culture”.

“We do not fit in easily in the new South Africa. It [Orania] was an answer to not dominating others and not being dominated by others,” says Carel Boshoff Jr, the community leader.

Mr Boshhoff inherited the town from his father Carel Boshoff Snr, an Afrikaner intellectual and son-in-law of apartheid architect, Hendrik Verwoerd.

The town was founded by Mr Boshoff Snr as a registered company shortly before white-minority rule ended in the rest of the country.

Mr Verwoerd’s grandson tells me that his people were faced with a tough question about their future when the black government was elected in 1994.

“In terms of Afrikaners who had been standing very close to the state, when the policies such as black economic empowerment and affirmative action came into place, Afrikaners needed to seriously think about their future. It wouldn’t make sense not to,” he said.

Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) was introduced to encourage more black participation in business.

Orania has also proved to be the answer for those Afrikaners who felt displaced in the land their people had ruled for many decades.

“I see nothing wrong with apartheid,” says Martin Kemp, one of the older residents.

“Of course you get the petty apartheid: ‘You use this toilet I use that toilet’, I don’t think that was necessary but the real apartheid as Dr Verwoerd saw it, there was nothing wrong with it,” he said.

We were taken on a guided tour of the town’s facilities by John Strydom, a retired doctor.

The town’s leaders insist that Orania is misunderstood. “We are not against black people. We are for ourselves,” is their message.

However, black people cannot live here.

Prospective residents are screened by the town council using a strict criterion, which includes first and foremost being an ethnic Afrikaner.

It is not enough to simply speak Afrikaans, as is the case with many black and mixed-race South Africans.

Eerie place

As we sat down with Mr Boshoff for a cup of what the cafe described as “proper Boere [Afrikaner] tea . . . strong”, I took in some of the surroundings.

Near the entrance of the gated community was a statue of Mr Verwoerd, one of a few of the apartheid-era prime ministers, and the Orania flag–with similar colours to the old republic’s orange, white and blue horizontal stripes–which hung proudly.

The town was quiet; the sound of birds and rustling leaves interrupted by a few cars passing by. It is an eerie place for an outsider.

The town boasts amenities such as shops, hair salons, a library, a post office, a hotel, a couple of schools–and churches, a lot of churches.

But beneath the surface of this solitude lurks a fear that leads people to abandon high-paying jobs in the city for lowly jobs in this arid land.

“The levels of crime and violent crimes in South Africa are definitely pushing powers that bring people to Orania. Many of them have been victims of crimes,” says Mr Boshoff.

South Africa is considered to be one of the most violent societies in the world, with one of the highest murder rates.

Official statistics suggest that most crimes actually happen in poor communities between people known to each other, but this has not stopped the fear of crime in other communities.

‘Little giant’

As a result, Orania officials say the town has had an annual growth rate of nearly 10% since its inception.

The Afrikaner community’s totem is the “the little giant”, a man with rolled-up sleeves who features in the flag and the local money, the Ora which is pegged to the South African rand.

The people do their own work from gardening to plumbing, bricklaying and waste-collection–jobs usually done by black labourers in the rest of the country.

“It takes some adjusting to. It is more difficult for some people because they are used to how things were done in South Africa, they are not used to manual labour,” says Mr Strydom.

The locals explain that one of the goals in Orania is to help create a generation of pure Afrikaners untouched by the “outside world”.

Bizarrely, the town’s existence is protected by South Africa’s constitution through a clause that ensures the right to self-determination–introduced to reassure those worried about the transition to democracy.

With its old Cape-Dutch styled houses it is like stepping back in time, but some families fear this place could eventually be too small for their children.

‘Respect’

George van Staden moved from Johannesburg recently after he was offered a job in Orania.

Mr Van Staden says his two children are enjoying life in the countryside but he and his wife are preparing them for a world where there is not just one race or culture.

“There is no tertiary institution here for example. They need to be equipped to handle the outside world,” says Mr Van Staden.

“I teach them that there is no difference in skin colour. I teach them if they respect the people in Orania they must also respect the people outside Orania,” his wife Tisha adds.

Another couple, Theunie and Annelize Kruger, say they are still adjusting to Orania’s rules, which include getting permission from the town council before receiving visitors.

“We understand it but it’s a bit frustrating at times,” Mr Kruger says.

‘Defend with our lives’

At the local bar, framed newspaper articles hang on the wall and Afrikaner memorabilia adorns the place.

The owner, Quintin Diedericks, is well-travelled but became disillusioned with South Africa and moved to Orania with his wife, a beauty therapist, about four years ago.

“It’s very safe here. We sleep with the doors unlocked. You can walk in the street at 3am without any fear. You don’t have that where you live,” he tells me.

He blames FW de Klerk, the last Afrikaner to rule South Africa, for the plight of his people.

“He gave away the country for nothing. We had the army,” he says and stops abruptly, beginning to shake his head.

Inside the dimly-lit pub, a game of rugby is on the TV, apart from a few odd glances, no-one seems to pay much attention to Stanley or me.

A few more locals do come over to our table and conversation is polite and largely politically correct, much like in the rest of South Africa.

The pernicious issue of jobs and pro-black policies rears its head.

One local explains it as “reverse racism”.

“We can’t get jobs. It’s like we are being punished for the past,” he says.

They seem oblivious to the oppression of black South Africans during apartheid. For them it was a system that gave order.

“It [apartheid] didn’t affect me. So many people get aggravated now for things they didn’t even witness. It’s over, move on,” says Yolandie Jonk, 29, a call centre agent.

As the sun sets, the bronze busts of Afrikaner leaders spanning over many decades–Paul Kruger, JBM Herzog, DF Malan, JG Stridom and, of course, Mr Verwoerd–look protectively over the town.

Held in disdain elsewhere, they are Orania’s heroes–yet it is difficult to see how the community will be able to remain so completely isolated in such an inter-connected world.

But as one pub drinker put it–being an Afrikaner in Orania is “something we will defend with our lives if we need to”.

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  • newscomments70

    It was a fairly neutral and informative article. Ironically, it was written by a black writer. A white liberal writer would have be hateful, sarcastic and scathing. White liberals hate whites more than blacks do.

    • M.

      Blacks aren’t that good at sarcasm.

  • AmericanCitizen

    Perhaps a model for some future American colonies and “safe-zones” for whites when this tower of Babel we’ve transformed America into comes crashing down.

    • TruthBeTold

      This story is an expose of ‘racism’. This story is being told as a warning and a call to action to prevent towns like this springing up.

      The town may be a model but this article is about stopping this ‘hate’ and ‘racism’ dead in its tracks.

  • LHathaway

    Nothing to worry about. Whites may still yet survive North America in a small town somewhere of about 500.

    • George Costanza

      Eff that!! I want the whole thing!! Just like how it was in the beginning, there will be a day,probably not in our life time, when were gonna have to take this country back inch by inch…

      • propagandaoftruth

        Good spirit. I think it’s possible too.

        • George Costanza

          Our combat arms in the military is still overwhelmingly white,(don’t know how long that will last) maybe one day some hard ass General will have the balls and finally lock this b#tch down..

          • propagandaoftruth

            I really wouldn’t mind a sane sort of Cromwellian interregnum, push restart, you know. If it can stay together, I increasingly think that’s how it has to be.

            I hate democracy, love responsible representative governance. Read up some on Franco and how he dealt with insane people, then refused to get sucked into nastiness by other insane people. Not such a bad guy.

          • archer

            we don’t have democracy here, no one wanted our immigration laws changed, we didn’t want Obama care, we don’t want chain migration, we didn’t want the NDAA, the PATRIOT ACT, NAFTA or GAT, no we don’t have democracy here either.

          • propagandaoftruth

            I’ve come to the point where the word “democracy” makes me gag. Whatever it meant, if ever anything real or definable, what it means today in the mouths of all too many is…

            1. Mob Rule

            2. Crypto-Marxist Hypocritopia

            Like how “racist” and “racism” mean something akin to “witch” or “witchcraft”, a shibboleth whose real social meaning is different from it’s objective, dictionary meaning.

            Like “democracy”.

      • Alexandra1973

        Baby steps. Just cool our heels in such a town, wait for everyone else to destroy each other, then go from there.

        • propagandaoftruth

          I like it when George gets revved up. Good attitude. Mad beats sad if you’re getting ready for a fight.

      • winn sutanto

        I am a non-white person. But I have great respect for western civilization.
        I said it many times on my comment on AMREN.
        If you do not want white population to decrease, STOP the abortion.
        And stop it RIGHT NOW.
        How many more white babies need to be aborted before everybody realize that legalization of abortion in all Western nations is a huge genocide for the unborn white babies.

  • TruthBeTold

    What is the point of two blacks doing a story on Orania? To provoke world ‘outage’ that such a town is allowed to be.

    Some ideas that stuck out to me:

    fears about “diluting culture”.

    “We do not fit in easily in the new South Africa. It [Orania] was an answer to not dominating others and not being dominated by others,” says Carel Boshoff Jr, the community leader.

    We all know this is a legitimate fear; Whites being overwhelmed by blacks and black ‘culture’.

    *

    The town’s leaders insist that Orania is misunderstood. “We are not against black people. We are for ourselves,” is their message.

    However, black people cannot live here.

    Reporters: ‘They’re racists’.

    *

    South Africa is considered to be one of the most violent societies in the world, with one of the highest murder rates.

    Official statistics suggest that most crimes actually happen in poor communities between people known to each other, but this has not stopped the fear of crime in other communities.

    Standard black obfuscation. ‘Whites are exaggerating and really don’t know the facts. There’s nothing to be afraid of.’

    *

    The locals explain that one of the goals in Orania is to help create a generation of pure Afrikaners untouched by the “outside world”.

    Bizarrely, the town’s existence is protected by South Africa’s constitution through a clause that ensures the right to self-determination–introduced to reassure those worried about the transition to democracy.

    ‘Pure’ as in Nazis and ‘bizarrely’ because this clause was allowed in the new constitution and shouldn’t have been.

    I could go on.

    This is a HIT piece. Nothing else. It’s meant to provoke people to take action to stop these ‘racists’.

    • Bantu_Education

      As “newscomments70” said above, a white reporter – esp. one from the British Bolshevik Club – would have felt compelled to write something far more scathing in case he was suspected of being a closet supporter of white self-determination, which would definitely have cost him his job. Blacks can afford to be more neutral.

      • Zimriel

        These blacks weren’t neutral. They wrote a hit piece. I caught the “Official statistics suggest that most crimes actually happen in poor communities between people known to each other, but this has not stopped the fear of crime in other communities.” too.

        • RaymondWalnuts

          I am sure it was plagurized at some part.

      • B.A_2014

        The BBC is no better or worse than most other channels as far as multi culti, feminist, gay loving, miscegenation propaganda goes. What I truly hate about the BBC is how many times I have heard them talk about themselves as truth tellers. MSNBC and Fox push the narrative in the US but from what I’ve seen of them they don’t claim to be apolitical or tell you fifty times a day how unbiased and trustworthy they are.

        • Bantu_Education

          Only the BBC precedes news clips with a warning about “flash photography” or “flashing images”. I know this particular fetish of theirs has nothing to do with race, etc., but such a trivial matter highlights the BBC’s over-sensitivity to and cringing appeasement of every aggrieved “special interests” group.

  • DaveMed

    On the one hand, liberals always boast that with “diversity” comes “cultural enrichment.” That “change” is “inevitable”, so we might as well embrace it.

    When Whites point out this rather obvious truth, though, suddenly the anti-Whites are all up in arms denying it.

    Huh.

  • Whitetrashgang

    Get your ass to Mars people, its how it is going to end

    • Chris R

      Or an Elysium style space station. But no, I refuse to abandon Europe. It’s the cradle of our people and I will lay my life down for it. If we need to have a mass exodus somewhere, it should be to Europe. And we turn it into a virtual fortress.

      • Whitetrashgang

        Well that and northern Canada, equals space till we are there.

    • propagandaoftruth

      If we could only get their asses on some rockets to Venus as per “The Marching Morons”.

      • ShermanTMcCoy

        I’d buy THAT for a quarter!

  • Not said is that I could not move to Orania even though I’m white. I’m not Afrikaner, so I wouldn’t be allowed. I’m fine with that. Blacks should be too.

    • jayvbellis

      Yes, I noticed that.

      And I think it helps. It’s an Afrikanner community. Like an Amish Community.

      English speaking White libertarians can’t go live there either.

      English speaking White Libertarians should be banned from living in any decent place.

      • BillMillerTime

        How dare people thik that they own themselves and wish to live their own lives as they see fit! Damn them all!

        • RaymondWalnuts
        • jayvbellis

          When these selfish Libertarians see fit to hire HIV+ Somalian Bantu Muslims at sub minimum wage instead ofWhite workers at living wages, yeah I reserve the right to strongly oppose the way they choose to live their lives as they see fit.

      • M.

        What have you got against libertarians? A libertarian will defend your right of free association more than a liberal ever will.

        • jayvbellis

          A slight adjustment to V Lenin quote :

          “The Libertarians will sell us everything including the rope which we hang them ”

          I add:

          When anything goes, everything goes.

          • M.

            I’m not a libertarian myself, as I don’t know yet their positions on all issues, and their definition of what a “collective possession” is is still a gray area for me. I’m not that fond of the pro-immigrationist streak most of them have either. But, …

            – A libertarian will not use the State to transfer white people’s wealth to browns and blacks;

            – libertarians by and large frown upon affirmative action, and have only accepted it begrudgingly and pragmatically in America after liberals threw a fit at them on this;

            – libertarians by and large don’t recognize such a thing as “hate speech”, and will defend the right of Jared Taylor and Richard Spencer to free speech of which definition is getting increasingly narrowed by liberals.

            – a part of them agrees that it is the State’s duty to protect the borders and deport illegals.

            So I wouldn’t be so categorical about them. They could be very well end up being our allied on some issues against liberals in the future.

          • jayvbellis

            Oh do shut up!

            Open borders immigration Libertarian loons must definitely will take White tax payer money to pay for schools, health, housing for tens of millions of invading third world immigrants. What happened in CA, did the millions of invading Mestizo, Central American immigrants build their own private schools?

          • M.

            You don’t know much about libertarianism, do you?

            Yes, a large portion of them favors immigration. But you won’t find one who’d agree that the State should pay for school, health, and housing for illegals, or legals for that matter.

            With all due respect, you seem to be opposing them just for the sake of opposing.

  • Anglo

    “It’s very safe here. We sleep with the doors unlocked. You can walk in the street at 3 am without any fear. You don’t have that where you live,” he tells me.

    “But as one pub drinker put it–being an Afrikaner in Orania is “something we will defend with our lives if we need to”.

    I remember when it was like that in White America. Afrikaners, don’t ever let them take Orania from you.

  • MekongDelta69

    “It’s very safe here. We sleep with the doors unlocked. You can walk in the street at 3am without any fear. You don’t have that where you live.”

    America – pre-1965. (90+% White)

    • Julius Caesar

      I dream of living in a world where I can walk through my 95+% white neighborhood and feel safe doing so. Alas, it’s only a dream…

      • M.

        Most counties of Maine are still 95+% white.

    • Alexandra1973

      Detroit in the 1940s, according to my dad.

  • Easyrhino

    “Mr Van Staden says his two children are enjoying life in the countryside but he and his wife are preparing them for a world where there is not just one race or culture.

    “I teach them that there is no difference in skin colour.”

    Then why did this guy move to a Whites only enclave? Mr. Van Staden is setting his kids up to meet the same fate of so many South Afrikaan farmers.

    • jayvbellis

      He’s just putting out some BS to this Black reporter.

    • Bantu_Education

      I think the Orania management carefully selected who the BBC interviewed.

  • Truthseeker

    Stand strong, Orania. The Afrikaner nation needs and deserves a homeland.

  • NoMosqueHere

    Back in the 80s, Ronald Reagan should have lobbied for a two state solution in South Africa. Let blacks rule themselves; I don’t care. But if blacks obtain self determination, so should whites. Reagan was the best president in recent memory, but he really let the white race down.

    • jayvbellis

      Reagan wasted the 1980s fighting our kinsmen the Russians, arming nasty Afghan Jihadists throat cutters fighting, yeah the Russians. If you want to know how stupid our people weren’t the 1980s go rent the VHS Rambo movie where S. Stallone Rambo is teaming up with the Muslim Jihadists to fight the Russians in Afghanistan.

      Wow our people were so stupid.

      • Long Live Dixie

        Conversely, weren’t the Russians stupid for spending the 1980s fighting the Afghans? Not to mention fighting the Afrikaners by proxy?

        • IstvanIN

          The Soviet government wanted another client communist state in Afghanistan and helped overthrow the monarchy. When will governments learn to attend to their own affairs?

          • Bantu_Education

            Afghanistan was hippie-heaven in the late ’60’s and early ’70’s until the Monarchy was overthrown by Mohammed Daoud, a Soviet agent/puppet, whilst the King was on vacation in Italy. It was his later overthrow by Islamists who also massacred a lot of Russian women and children (soldiers families) which prompted the Soviet invasion.
            I know, I was there.

          • Lygeia

            I guess the message of this is to never go on vacation if you want to keep your job.

        • jayvbellis

          No. The Russians were right to fight nasty throat cutting mountain Muslim scum in both Afghanistan and Chetnia. Russia won the second war in Chetnia.

          Only dumb a&$ Amurikan Conservatives , loon. Libertarians defend mountain throat cutting Muslim scum over healthy White Europeans like our kinsmen the Russians.

          Who would you prefer to have as neighbors?

          Russians like Maria Sharapova and Anna Kournikova or nasty, throat cutting Mountain Muslim scum men from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Chetnia?

          I would prefer the Russian gals like Anna and Maria. But, hey, maybe I’m a bit different. I’m sane and heterosexual.

          I’m also not old, senile clueless idiot like so many Reagan era Conservatives!

          • Long Live Dixie

            As always, you’ve both expanded the topic and distorted my position in your reply.

            – I said Afghanistan. I said nothing at all about Chechnya.

            – I did not defend the Afghans.

            – If the Russians are my ‘kinsmen’, then they are distant kin. If the white race is a family, then I would rank the Russians perhaps as second cousins.

            – I am not an American conservative or a libertarian.

            – Your comparison of Sharaprova and Kournikova vs. Afghans, Pakistanis, and Chechens makes no sense. For one thing, neither Sharapova nor Kournikova represent Russians (demographically or politically). For another, I don’t want Russian or Afghan neighbours, so the choice is a false one.

            – Russia lost 15,000 men in Afghanistan and gained no ground.

            – Your oft-repeated contention that one is either pro-Kremlin or one is pro-Reagan is highly lame. It is entirely possible to be pro-neither.

          • jayvbellis

            I am about to go play tennis with my Russian neighbor – a virtual twin of Maria Sharapova – 6ft tall, blond, thin, “leggy”.

            WILL I BE SAFE FROM SUCH A TERRIFYING RUSSIAN ENEMY?

            I’ll think I’ll be OK… Unless she puts on some French perfume and then I might be in some trouble..

            But I will be dying with a smile on my face!

            🙂

          • Long Live Dixie

            Jack Ryan: WILL I BE SAFE FROM SUCH A TERRIFYING RUSSIAN ENEMY?

            I refer you again to bullet point # 5 above.

            To that point, I should add that people who decide on foreign policy, immigration, etc., based on the supposed ‘hotness’ of a minority of the women of those countries are total idiots and should not be allowed any input in political decisions. They’re as pathetic as the women who voted for Clinton only because they found him attractive (likewise for the women who voted for JFK for the same reason).

    • Anglo

      Yes, he signed the first Amnesty — Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

    • bilderbuster

      His amnesty deal was a stab in the back.

    • Alexandra1973

      I dunno…1986 amnesty comes to mind here.

  • jayvbellis

    These Afrikanners are blessed to have their own language and culture.

    Too much of the world is just “you speak English, you have the right to go anywhere with English speaking Whites”.

  • dd121

    Why is this a story? It should be the natural order everywhere.

  • gemjunior

    Well, it’s a lot more eerie on the outside. I think Orania sounds like paradise.

    • Lygeia

      I guess a quiet, functioning white society is “eerie” if you are used to the utter chaos of Africa.

  • TL2014

    I hear a jùdge just ordered them to start admitting black residents.

    There goes Orania, I guess.

    • Long Live Dixie

      That article was satire.

      • Bantu_Education

        Yes it was, although its only a matter of time before satire is turned into reality. The Bantu gubbamunt cannot bear the idea of whites in charge of even the tiniest part of SA, because it highlights the chaos and crime and corruption of Bantu-rule. Contrast that with the much (and wrongly) maligned white minority “apartheid” govt which gave blacks full political independence of large chunks of the country (“bantustans”).

  • MBlanc46

    “The people do their own work from gardening to plumbing, bricklaying and
    waste-collection–jobs usually done by black labourers in the rest of
    the country.”

    Our forebearers didn’t want to do their own work. Now we’re burdened with millions of blacks who will never be able to participate in civilized society. Our contemporaries don’t want to do their own work. Our nation is threatened with being overwhelmed by Mexicans and other Latinos who will never be able to participate in civilized society. It’s time we learned to do our own work.

  • [Guest]

    This is a minor point, perhaps, but …

    >>>South Africa is considered to be one of the most violent societies in the world, with one of the highest murder rates.

    “Considered”!? Is South Africa one of the most violent societies in the world, or is it not? Does South Africa have one of the highest murder rates, yes or no?

    Why the fuzzy language, Mr. Pumza Fihlani of the BBC?

    • John Smith

      Any place with a lot of black always seems to be in the running for the award.

  • How horrible it would be to be a flick of salt in a pepper shaker .

  • Bantu_Education

    Orania is tiny – I spent a day and a night there recently in their very nice riverside log-cabin style hotel which must be where this BBC film crew also stayed. One day is more than enough to see everything although I can just about understand a film-crew staying 2 nights. But, to have 2 black reporters wandering around this all white community for 3 days – just to make a brief 5-minute film for the BBC (I saw it yesterday) – seems deliberately excessive. I suspect their stay was extended to a 3rd day in the hope of eliciting some real apartheid-style “racism”. It seems they were disappointed in that.

    • Ngati Pakeha

      I’m just curious as to if the land surrounding Orania is private or public? Just taking a punt you might know. I was also thinking about its potential for expansion.

      • Bantu_Education

        I’m not sure, probably a mixture. I know they have managed to expand their land holdings quite considerably, but much of this is not contiguous to Orania and is purely for agricultural use at least for now.

        • Ngati Pakeha

          Thank you for the reply. I hope these new age “pioneers” do well. Who thought the word pioneer would be used this century. I still can’t believe what happened to SA. When I visited it was the land of: beer, braai and rugby. A real shame.

          • RaymondWalnuts

            I’ll give you one guess what happened…

          • Ngati Pakeha

            I saw de Klerk interviewed recently and he has obviously convinced himself that he did right by the country. Unbelievable!

  • antiquesunlight

    “Official statistics suggest that most crimes actually happen in poor communities between people known to each other, but this has not stopped the fear of crime in other communities. As a result, Orania officials say the town has had an annual growth rate of nearly 10% since its inception.”

    I’m afraid this is our future in America.

  • Julius Caesar

    What I wouldn’t give to live in a quiet, all white community….

  • ncpride

    In the sparsely populated Karoo desert in the heart of South Africa’s Northern Cape, the spirit of apartheid lives on.

    Yes, how DARE these White people wish not to be slaughtered in their own homes. The horror of wanting to be left ALONE for God’s sake!

  • B.A_2014

    Hasn’t there been 70,000 whites murdered since apartheid rolled up in a ball and died? Which makes their fear of crime justified. What were Europeans thinking in the 20th century when it came to south Africa. The Boers must have been scratching their heads wondering what Europeans were thinking, marching in every major Western nation and boycotting S.A produce. It was a terrible betrayal of a great people.

  • RaymondWalnuts

    Sounds like paradise to me.

  • Alexandra1973

    I’m just shocked that there has yet to be a hit piece on the Amish. I’ve never seen a black Amishman.

    Maybe barn-raising just doesn’t appeal as much as hell-raising.

    We need a few Oranias over here.

    • benvad

      Their mission is to annoy and pester whites along with their jewish handlers.

    • jayvbellis

      The Amish mostly get a pass because they are pacifists. If they owned guns they would most definitely be abused as evil racist HATERS.

  • Lygeia

    “I teach them that there is no difference in skin colour,” says George van Staden who moved to Oriana with his wife Trish and his two children.

    They still don’t get it.

  • Jack Burton

    Typical sensationalist garbage.

    “I spent a few days in Orania, a town established in 1991 where no black people live.”

    Orania is 3% black/colored.

    Orania’s total population as of 2011 was only 892. There are much larger white enclaves all over the world, so GTFO with this “white ethnostate” nonsense.

  • John Smith

    I wish white Americans could adopt such a strategy without the Injustice Dept. intervening to force them to accommodate minorities. Exploiting groups from vastly different cultures that can’t or won’t assimilate as a cheap source of labor for the politically connected has been the root of America’s social difficulties for centuries, be it African slaves or illegal Hispanic mestizos. It has been the same elsewhere and these Afrikaaners are finding that it’s better to do your own grunt work than subcontract it, when all is said and done, if it allows you to be among your own kind.

  • benvad

    Leave them alone they don’t want to be bothered.

  • Augustus3709

    We must control the language of the narrative.

    I advocate replacing “Whites-Only” towns or areas, with “White Sanctuary” towns or areas.