The Afrikaner Dilemma: Introduction

South Africa — a land of many tribes, varied landscapes, and bountiful natural resources — is the Rainbow Nation, or so it is called. We hear much from the media about the forgiveness shown by Nelson Mandela after his 27 years of seemingly unfair incarceration for fighting against racism, and thus he is deemed a hero who led his country away from its racist past and into a utopian future — making South Africa a shining example for other nations who struggle with similar social problems. However, this narrative has been nothing more than fiction - and worse, it has been a failed experiment.

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