Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd is no more

2019-08-23 16:39

The renaming of Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd in Pretoria is not about hate, but about the restoration of dignity, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said at the official unveiling of what is now Rietondale High School.

Wilhelm Verwoerd: Reconciliation requires more than 'tea with Madiba'

2019-07-18 05:00

If white people profess to remember Mandela warmly, but do this only within our comfort zones, from behind our security walls, what does it say about our commitment to his vision of racial inclusivity, asks Wilhelm Verwoerd.

Verwoerd, apartheid and race: How AfriForum's lineage shaped its ideas

2019-03-26 05:00

AfriForum has emerged as the unapologetic emissary of a new form of Afrikaner nationalism. Not surprising if you know where their roots lie, writes Pieter du Toit.

The man who killed apartheid: New book sheds light on Verwoerd's assassin

2018-11-05 13:33

A new book about the life of Dimitri Tsafendas, the man who murdered prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd calls for the historic record to be changed to reflect that Tsafendas was not insane. Alet Janse van Rensburg speaks to author Harris Dousemetzis.

Mbete's 'Verwoerdian slip'

2017-07-14 07:51

It was improper of Baleka Mbete to request a meeting with the chief justice to discuss “working relationships” when her grievance was really about ANC members losing court cases, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Verwoerd's 'bantu education' still alive - DA

2016-05-10 21:01

Hendrik Verwoerd's policies on "bantu education" did not die with him, DA MP, Gavin Davis, has said in Parliament, arguing that poor black children were still disadvantaged by the education system.


Kumi Naidoo: On Hendrik Verwoerd and why we should be outraged by the state of education in SA

2019-08-21 09:01

If Verwoerd were alive today, the terrible truth is that he would be happy to see how his legacy is still driving inequality and causing suffering for the majority of South Africa's children, writes Kumi Naidoo.

EXTRACT: Verwoerd - My Journey through Family Betrayals

2019-05-20 08:39

My faith and commitment to inclusive humanisation means I cannot give up on my blood family. I cannot stop trying to understand and accept them more deeply, writes Wilhelm Verwoerd.

Expropriation, Disrupted Land and the IRR

2019-03-17 07:00

The IRR's attack on AfriForum unfortunately underlines the fact that there is little space for nuanced debating in South Africa, and that nobody dares to put an alternative point of view to the ruling order's view of the past, writes Kallie Kriel.

#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - the sanctions busters toolkit

2017-08-18 07:15

Open Secrets, in its third instalment on the Declassified: Apartheid Profits series, unpacks some of the ways the private sector colluded with the apartheid government to bust sanctions.

From Verwoerd to Chavez: Battle heats up over Treasury aide

2017-04-17 09:15

DA MP David Maynier was accused of being trained at the “Verwoerd school of politics” after he accused the Finance minister’s economic adviser of being trained at the “Hugo Chavez School of Economics”.

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