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A storm in a cup? (Photo: Getty Images)
A storm in a cup? (Photo: Getty Images)

A war of words recently erupted in the Afrikaans literary scene following the publication of an opinion piece by Hennie van Coller. News24's Shaun de Waal unpacks the debate as it unfolded. 

The Afrikaans literary community has been rocked by controversy about statements made by Hennie van Coller, who was the chair of the SA Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns’s literature committee until he resigned from the position this week.

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