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Afrikaner

Afrikaans name for Bos indicus cattle. Called also Africander.
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The notice makes it clear that The Afrikaner Society are in the advanced stages of planning to secede from South Africa and that the Presidency and South African government should take notice.
Afrikaner individuals with a personal or family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer are seen at these clinics.
But AmaBhulu, the book's title and the African tribal name of the European-descent Afrikaners, is much more than just another history book about some faraway place and people.
In romans soos 'n Droe wit seisoen, Gerugte van reen en Die kreef raak gewoon daaraan gee hy nie net vorm aan sy opvatting van die krities, meelewende Afrikaner nie, maar help hy om 'n intellektuele ruimte te skep wat dit moontlik gemaak het om ook in Afrikaans antiapartheid te wees.
In 1977 when the Afrikaner powers that ruled the country tried to impose their language on blacks to solidify their superiority and domination, it led to an uprising in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, during which 87 school children were killed by the police.
But, above all, there was his extraordinary, almost unbelievable, lack of bitterness toward his Afrikaner jailers.
They believed they had been sent to Africa by God to become a new people, the Afrikaners ("Africans" in Dutch), to tame the desert--like the Israelites in Canaan--and turn it into a garden.
We're a new breed of Afrikaners," a resident had told a reporter in a little write-up in the local paper.
In order to answer this question, I suggest that we need to analyse the Zeitgeist of late modernity (2) as it is reflected in narratives of the self, and how it shaped the formation of identities among Afrikaners.
Dutch Afrikaners, once the primary beneficiaries of a political system that they mainly controlled, have been irreversibly shoved to the margins of political and economic life.
4) It is thus understandable that the intellectual elite among the Afrikaners desired their language to develop its literature.