The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, writes Pieter du Toit.
The war of words between writers Jacques Pauw and Chris Steyn has continued with Pauw hitting back at Steyn, who accused him of 'sloppy' journalism and of getting his facts wrong in his review of The Lost Boys of Bird Island.
I stand by the book on the basis of having personally spoken to dozens of people prior to – and following – its publication. Since the book hit the shelves I have received leads and emails daily from people with personal knowledge of the events described.
Why did Minnie wait 30 years before publishing his allegations? As a result, there will be no justice for the boys because the alleged paedophiles – with exception of the elderly Barend du Plessis – are dead, asks Jacques Pauw.
Chris Steyn is deceitful when she accuses me of sloppy journalism and slammed me for factual inaccuracies in the review.
Journalist and author Jacques Pauw has slammed Mark Minnie and Chris Steyn, authors of the controversial book, The Lost Boys of Bird Island, for sloppy police work and failing to disclose crucial information.
Police continue to investigate the death of author Mark Minnie whose body was found on a friend’s farm on Monday. Here's what we know so far. Watch.
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