Why, "Afrikaners only" in Kleinfontien, Pretoria?

2013-05-22 09:43

I am deeply troubled by the failure or dogged refusal on the part of a virulently rabid minority that lives amongst us with values that defy the spirit, the ethos and values underpinning our Constitution.

Specifically, it has come to light that there allegedly is a farming community based in Kleinfontein outside Pretoria with its "Afrikaners with a Voortrekker heritage" only policy. This is a story published online and should be checked out.

amongst others.

So it is of grave concern that a farming settlement community in Kleinfontein, just outside Pretoria has barred people of colour to become part of their community even, one must assume, those willing to subscribe to their conservative lifestyle but barring race, religion and culture of those who want to settle. Their requirement is that people must belong to the Afrikaner stock and subscribe to the "Voortrekker heritage".

Whilst its chairperson is reported to have said that its not a racial issue, I want to know ( I honestly don't know) whether there are/is any people of colour who is "an Afrikaner with Voortrekker heritage, a Protestant Christian and abide by the Blood River covenant".

This is racism, apartheid style, something that we spent over 50 years fighting and eradicating from our statute books and

Now we have this?

I am deeply troubled by this......


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