Are Germans in South Africa ‚abgekapselt‘ [isloated]?
(Editor: Alex Smit-Stachowski is speaking in her column about life as a South African now living in Germany. The South African journalist lives in Krefeld, in North Rhine-Westphalia/ Germany).
A recent interview on this website heard the view from a German journalist in Cape Town that the Germans in South Africa are ‘abgekapselt’ – isolated, living on their own island away from the rest of the community. As I grew up in a German family in South Africa, I can tell how it is from an insider’s point of view…
© Ubuntu-Columnist Alex Smit-Stachowski is speaking in her new article about Germans in South Africa. (Source: flickr/ eGuide Travel)
Veröffentlicht unter Kultur und Gesellschaft [Culture and Society], News, [ENGLISH SERVICE]: Articles for Non-Germans
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