Tackle deep-seated racism or the SA economy will suffer
(Editor: Alex Smit-Stachowski is a South African journalist and speaking in her column about the country of her birth. She had lived in Krefeld, in North Rhine-Westphalia/ Germany).
South Africa has experienced a wave of racist incidents showing the deep-seated white opinions and insecurities. It began with Durban estate agent Penny Sparrow, spread to Johannesburg with ex-‘Idols’ host and DJ Gareth Cliff and onto Cape Town as advertising executive Nicole de Klerk got fired for racist comments.
© Multiracial beach at Muizenberg in Cape Town. If only all of South Africa was as harmonious… (Picture by Alexandra Smit-Stachowski)
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Verschlagwortet mit 2016-01-16, Alexandra Smit-Stachowski, ANC, Apartheid, blacks, Cape Town, Coloured, Column, Die Stem, EFF, Gareth Cliff, Germany, Indians, Julius Malema, Muizenberg, National Party, Nicole de Klerk, NP, Penny Sparrow, racism, SÜDAFRIKA – Land der Kontraste, Südafrika, South Africa, Ubuntu, Ubuntu in Germany Column, whites