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Nov 16 2008 -- Picture: the ANC regime has embarked on an ambitious housing scheme in which all 'white' and/or 'foreign'' contractors are being shunned in favour of black residents - whether they can actually build safely or not. See: 'No more business with whites' - decision by SAfrican municipality
The results of this anti-white policy have been less than encouraging: On this SA PRESS ASSOCIATION picture on the left for instance, headlined ''weather kills two children" (14 November 2008 by photographer Giordano Stolley, Durban) the family and friends are gathered around Mrs Nokwenza Nzunga of Nolweni KZN, looking at her ANC-built house which was felled by 'freak weather' ; killing her 10-year-old daughter Samkelisiwe and niece Sanele Hlongwane, 9. Their lifeless bodies lie covered in a blue, grey and red blanket to the left in front of the onlookers. At least five people were killed in the storm in Durban's Molweni area. Buy this picture from: http://www.sapapics.co.za/ This also explains the reasons for the following story:
Nov 12 2008 - KOMMETJIE, CAPE TOWN. 'Hatred and distrust of foreign white donors and one well-meaning, unpaid foreign volunteer-fund-raiser is placing a R62-million housing project in a township outside Kommetjie/Noordhoek near Cape Town at risk -- after a group of black South African residents said they didn't want the project to receive donor money from "ma-kwerekwere". (this word refers to foreigners).
Two weeks ago about 200 people living in shacks in the small Masiphumelele settlement between Fish Hoek and Cape Point attacked, stabbed and stoned the chairman of the non-profit housing group Amakhaya Ngoku, Themvinkosi Kitchen.
The residents attacked the chairman because they oppose the building project: the black residents also threatened the Dutch-German author and their fundraiser, Dr Lutz van Dijk (right) because he is a foreign-born white man, (makwerekwere) who was originally from Europe. (Dr van Dijk was born in Berlin in 1955.)
One of the main donors of the project, Lord Irvine Laidlaw - a Scottish-born businessman rated one of the wealthiest people in the United Kingdom -- is puzzled at the "negative" feedback from the provincial housing department after he donated about R9-million to build brick houses for residents of Masiphumelele, near Noordhoek.
Yet only months earlier, in May 2008, when the anti-foreigner rioting was at its peak all across South Africa and tens of thousands of foreign black Africans were being chased out of townships by ethnic-cleansing youth gangs -- and even torched to death - the people of Masiphumele hit the international news headlines for welcoming many of the maligned black foreigners back in their midst.(left)'Will xenophobia be targetting all foreigners next?' Van Dijk wrote...
(Reproduced below this article also is a piece in the Cape Argus -- written by Van Dijk, and in which he wrote i.a. 'maybe the next round of xenophobia will be targetted against all foreigners?).
This week Monaco resident Lord Irvine Laidlaw, whose fortune is estimated at £730-million (about R5,9bn) has accused the department of turning a blind eye to the generosity of foreign donors.Laidlaw said the proposed development had been on hold for over a year because the department would not "give a signature". Laidlaw was approached by Van Dijk on behalf of the housing organisation, Amakhaya ngoku, to fund the project.
Orphanage director Van Dijk wrote books about AIDS and children in SA, and about a history of gays under Nazi rule:
Van Dijk, a youth-literature writer who published a prize-winning book about how AIDS affects South African children, also wrote a book entitled "Homo's onder het hakenkruis 1933-1945", about gays during the Nazi-era in Europe. He came to South Africa to work for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission seven years ago. He was previously employed at the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam. He decided to settle in the country and became the director of an orphanage in Masiphumelele. He receives no payment from Amakhaya Ngoku and will make no money out of the housing project.The income generated from his books in fact goes straight back into maintenance costs for the orphanage.
Don't trust that foreigner...
Laidlaw has a special interest in the Western Cape because he owns an early 20th century house in Noordhoek where he has holidayed for up to three months a year since 2005.
Dr van Dijk has been branded by locals opposing to the housing development as a "kwerekwere" and they don't trust him:
- "That man is a foreigner and he's forcing us to move. We don't want to live in flats -- we want houses and we don't want Lutz's money because he is a corrupt foreigner who doesn't belong in South Africa," said Simon Kiti, spokesperson for the group of residents opposed to the development.
"We don't want their money. We don't want money from the private sector. We want the government to come and build us houses -- the ANC is on our side on this issue and said we don't have to move," he said. Kiti claims to represent 152 families, all members of the ANC, who refuse to move. Amakhaya Ngoku (meaning "homes now") was formed in 2006 by local residents after a fire destroyed about 400 shacks, leaving more than 1,000 people homeless.
SHORTAGE OF LAND AT NOORDHOEK/KOMMETJIE MADE FREE-STANDING HOUSES IMPOSSIBLE...
After months of consultations and meetings residents agreed the shortage of land made free-standing houses impossible and settled for 352 sectional title flats. The project will offer residents a rent-to-buy scheme that allows them to rent their homes for four years at R400 (about 28 Euros) a month, after which they can buy and own them.
Foreign donors getting restless:
Last week the chair of Amakhaya Ngoku, Themvinkosi Kitchen, was stabbed and stoned by residents opposed to the building project.
Amakhaya Ngoku is under immense pressure to start construction this week to fulfil the funding conditions of some of its 20 major international sponsors. Foreign donations are contributing more than R35-million to the project and failure to start building soon could put some of this money at risk, as well as increase building costs.
Kiti also objected to foreign nationals living in the temporary site to which Masiphumelele inhabitants have been relocated while construction is under way. "We will not move from the school site [the area earmarked for the development] because some kwerekwere tells us to move. Why are foreigners the beneficiaries of houses when they don't even belong in South Africa? Those people come here with their corruption and drug money using bribes. Only government should build houses," Kiti said.
The divisions within the community started after the city council identified 23 families set to receive flats on the school site as already having benefited from subsidised houses elsewhere. These families were told they couldn't receive subsidies twice and their names were removed from the list.
"When that happened, suddenly they started with all their other complaints against the project. Suddenly they didn't want flats, but wanted houses. Now they're jumping on this kwerekwere-wagon and the ANC leadership are not stopping them causing this problem to escalate," said Bulelwa Jafta, secretary of Amakhaya Ngoku.
- Officials from local construction company Jolinde Construction tried to talk to Kiti and a group of about 15 men on Monday morning to try to convince them to vacate the land.
"You need a court interdict to come and stand here. This land is ours and we will not move. Go away," Kiti said. "This is not the old South Africa where whites can say 'go' and then we jump. Come back when you have a court order. The ANC said we're entitled to stay here."
- Later that day Jolinde started clearing and fencing off the land around those families who refused to move. On Tuesday night the tyres of all the big construction vehicles were slashed, causing damage estimated at R40 000. On Wednesday the rest of the defiant community vowed to go ahead with the project, even though some shacks are still standing on the site.
Provincial ANC chair Mcebisi Skwatsha said the problem in Masiphumelele stems from the divisions within the ANC. "We need to address this issue urgently. If these people are discriminating against other people or foreigners, they're going to be very disappointed," Skwatsha said, promising to intervene speedily.
It took Amakhaya Ngoku two years to secure the land and get the go-ahead for the project. Earlier this year government pledged R27,5-million for the project. The shortfall was made up by donations from England, Germany, Holland and Australia, as well as from South African individuals. By far the smallest amount came from South Africans.
At a 'gratitude ceremony' held this week at the nearby temporary relocation area for residents, Cape Town mayor Helen Zille, who spoke in isiXhosa amid loud cheers and ululation from the community, said 'there comes a time when one can talk no more but has to start doing: "We can't keep on talking about this development. Two years was long enough. It's now time for building. Amakhaya Ngoku! Not Amakhaya Landelayo! [subsequent houses, houses coming afterwards]".
20080316 Dutch author Tommy Wierenga records 'Jack-booted state-violence' during Stellenbosch police raids targetting Afrikaner students.
http://www.depers.nl/buitenland/181140/De-jonge-democratie.html March 16 2008 - The author of Dutch bestsellers such as "Joe Speedboot' and "RTL Boulevard' writes in the Dutch magazine Privé, published by the Telegraaf newspaper: http://www.telegraaf.nl/multimedia/archive/00164/tommy_164858d.jpg
"The (SA police) show up with automatic guns and shoot into the ceiling - three shots altogether -- and say: "Lie down sir, lie down', Wierenga told the publication. "Those secret agents stormed the student bar filled with revellers as if they were terrorists. Some were sprayed with pepper-spray, some are assaulted and abused. He described how some students had just sat there, terrified and blank-faced, but wanting to believe that it was all just a joke.
See videos :
20080101 Hundreds of Somali refugees murdered, abused by SA cops - report UN High Commissioner
Aabout anti-white attitudes in South Africa, also see:
- One engineer's experiences in the Transkei homeland
- Tsunami of anti-white hatespeech sweeps across S.A
- SA trade union wants end to AA-laws barring whites
- Kill Afrikaner cops' ... order two black Badplaas ANC/SACP town councillors...
- 'No more business with whites' - decision by SAfrica
- SA 's municipal water becoming far too dangerous because of lack of engineering skills
CLICK ON VIDEO FOR HISTORY OF VOORTREKKER MONUMENT:
Nov 16 2008 - PRETORIA. Some 20,000 Afrikaners - double last year's crowd -- gathered again with their families at the amphitheatre of the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria yesterday to celebrate their city's 153rd anniversary - and to also show their abhorrance and rejection of the ANC-regime's ongoing ethnic-cleansing campaign of the entire South African map, steadily removing all traces of the Afrikaner's entire cultural heritage countrywide - including changing the name of Pretoria, the city of their Boer forefathers.
It must be noted here for the record that under the UN definition of genocide, such ethnic-cleansing of architectural sites closely linked to one ethnic group forms part of the genocidal process. http://archinect.com/news/article.php?id=32810_0_24_0_C
Fourteen top Afrikaner artists drew leading Afrikaners with their families to the day-long, peaceful celebration, including Steve Hofmeyr, (left) Bok van Blerk, Dozi and Liani Mey. The cultural event was organised by the civil-rights organisation AfriForum.
Kallie Kriel of AfriForum said the fact that 20,000 people showed up at the Voortrekker monument this year, shows how strongly Afrikaners feel about the ethnic-cleansing of their cities - founded by their Voortrekker forefathers. Other Afrikaner cities such as Potchefstroom also are facing the scythe of this ethnic-cleansing campaign.
"We Afrikaners are deeply unhappy with these attempts to change these names which have such a strong cultural-historical value for our minority." said Kriel, pointing out that the minister of Art and Culture Dr Pallo Jordan should take heed of these strong feelings of the Afrikaner people and stop the ruling party's ethnic-cleansing the entire cultural heritage of the Afrikaner minority. This is the second Afrikaans music festival at the Voortrekker Monument to celebrate the city of Pretoria's cultural links with the Afrikaners and their Boer-forebears who built the city when they were still an independent nation with their own Boer Republics. Report can be found in Afrikaans on http://www.afriforum.co.za/?p=1879
- Afrikaans reports can be translated to English on the following website: http://interpret.co.za/
AFRIKANERS BARRED FROM POLITICAL PROCESS:
Afrikaners are constantly protesting against this ongoing, countrywide ethnic-cleansing campaign whenever they can - but their small-minority voice often does not get heard or is shouted down deliberately: All their attempts to lodge peaceful petitions face immediate, highly aggressive reactions from local ANC-members who organise shouting-galleries to stop the Afrikaners from lodging formal petitions objecting to the name changes. That's the modus operandus: Afrikaners get shouted down, and even arrested by municipal cops whenever they try to speak at public meetings dealing with the name changes.
Gestapo tactics at Pretoria renaming meeting:
At an October 23 2008 public 'information meeting' about Pretoria's name-change, several esteemed Afrikaner leaders such Adv. Jan van Zyl of the Afrikaner Scouts Movement and Kallie Kriel of Afriforum were beaten up and four of the Afrikaners, including Van Zyl, were arrested after Kriel tried to point out to the metrocops that a young black man had thrown a chair at the Afrikaner group.
VIEW TWO VIDEOS STARTING FROM LEFT:
The chairman of this Pretoria 'public information meeting' refused to even acknowledge the Afrikaner' ratepayers' presence and ignored their request to speak about the proposed subject: renaming the city of Pretoria to "Tswane". The blacks in the audience immediately formed aggressive screaming groups, several young blacks can be seen beating up an Afrikaner man who was trying to lodge a written petition, a young black man threw a chair at another Afrikaner petitioner -- and then six Afrikaners were arrested. The desired result was obtained: The meeting broke up without anyone being able to raise any objections -- which of course was the point of this violence-driven exercise. Source videos: Bravoland: http://www.youtube.com/user/Bravoland777
The local English-language news media (Pretoria News) claimed that the entire ruckus had been started by the Afrikaners. Werner Smook of the Pretoria Afrikaner Scouts Movement, ("Verkenners") who was also present, said it was however very clear that none of the whites present at the meeting would ever have been allowed to speak at that meeting; that they were being deliberately shouted down and blocked in a well-organised campaign designed to stop the Afrikaners from raising any objections. "They have already decided, and we were not allowed to object.'
AfriForum members also held a peaceful protest at the Pretoria Magistrate's court against the destruction by the local ANC-council of the Standerton Great Trek Memorial. Such public protests by Afrikaners are invariably peaceful and are frequently ignored by the English-language news media. Click on picture to enlarge it.
Genocide of Afrikaners is a fact: see warning by Dr Gregory Stanton of Genocide Watch in 2003:
(source: "A Bloody Harvest" , Susan Puren's documentary 2003, Carte Blanche Mnet TV, SA
Read his report on the 'secret Boer genocide" from 2003 here:
See Dr Stanton's definition of genocide here, accepted by UN:
DURBAN RESIDENTS OBJECT TO ETHNIC-CLEANSING OF 'WHITE' STREET NAMES:
Picture left: Nov 16 2008 - Meanwhile Rapport newspaper published this picture from Durban, showing that local residents have also launched their own unique campaign against the ethnic-cleansing of their town's street names:
Afrikaners fight back against genocide:
Ethnic cleansing of architectural sites forms part of UN definition of genocide:
Sources, pictures, reports and videos to article above:
Nov 16 2008 -- Within the "old" South Africa, 10 homelands were created, four of which were granted independence by South Africa. More than 550 white farm-lands were confiscated to create these homelands. These former South African homelands/bantustans ceased to exist on 27 April 1994. They have all (including the former so called independent Homelands) been reincorporated into South Africa. It should be noted that today, the former Transkei -- a large slice of territory more than 45,000 square kilometres in extent along the Wild Coast -- is now one of the poorest, delapidated and poverty stricken areas in South Africa... This is one mans account as to what contributed to that happening. I copied it from the IluvSA blog where it was posted by the author, "Ruiter de Swart".]
The Diamond Has Turned To Stone
Ruiter de Swart writes: "In 1963 the homeland of the Transkei, the home of the Xhosa nation, achieved self government from the Republic Of South Africa. It consisted of a large slice of territory more than forty-five thousand square kilometers in extent, stretching from close to Port Shepstone in the north to the Great Kei River in the south. Towns such as Umtata, Encobo, Cofimvaba and Tsomo were gems.
They were clean, neat and sported green trees and lanes full of flowers. Most towns had a country club as well as a delightful golf course. From these towns the white population did business. They assisted with a vibrant agricultural system and also with education. At Butterworth a substantial industrial sector had developed.
The South African government pursued a vigorous policy of expanding the economy, by building dams, establishing irrigation schemes, encouraging agriculture, especially pastoral, which was the traditional form of wealth of the indigenous population anyway. Good tar macadam roads reached into the remotest parts of the territory. The mountain kloofs (steep valleys), had magnificent stands of indigenous timber, stinkwood, yellowwood and iron wood. The quality was excellent because the region usually got good rains and the trees grew prolifically.
(click on the map to navigate, enlarge and focus down on it...)
Then there was the coastline. The Wild Coast it was known as, not because it was uninhabited, as the hills along the coast were all dotted with the thatched cottages of the local inhabitants. The coastline was rugged, with beautiful primeval rock formations, and the sea beat against it in massive waves and thundering surf.
This coastline had been the grave of many ships that passed up and down; from the earlier centuries right up till the present. The rugged beauty is breathtaking, at Waterfall Bluff a magnificent waterfall cascades directly into the sea. The Mfihlelo falls, also falling directly into the sea is 160 meters high. The coastline is a hiker's paradise. Along the coast there are inlets and river mouths where the bird life is phenomenal. The occasional mangrove ecosystems form a valuable nursery for the myriad of sea creatures that inhabit the waters.
Unspoilt beauty and conserved fish populations make this coast a fisherman's paradise. Delightful hotels at Wavecrest, Port St. Johns and Coffee bay were only some of the attractive destinations for travelers and tourists who came to drink in the natural beauties so unique to this coastline.
Full independence was granted to the territory in 1976, and the Republic of Transkei was established with the Matanzima family at the helm. Kaiser Matanzima was the paramount chief, and he took the reins of government. Hardly was he installed when George Matanzima, head of the army overthrew him in a military coup. He in turn was ousted by Major General Bantu Holomisa. Then the slide to oblivion started. Holomisa installed himself as the typical fat cat usurper. He proved to be the typical despotic but weak leader, imprisoning anyone who did not see things his way. Under his government the economy slid into the doldrums.
I had been through the Transkei in 1960 when I had come down to South Africa from Northern Rhodesia on long leave, and had stayed at Coffee Bay, which was a delightful clean pristine little coastal town. The sea was a vision, the people were friendly, and seafood was to die for.
I had traveled down to East London in the Eastern Cape, through the length of the Transkei territory, and can remember my thoughts that how lucky the people were to live in such a splendid paradise. Quaint villages with clusters of round thatched cottages were evident; they were whitewashed and each group was set into a fenced yard, which was swept clean and had chickens scratching around with the inevitable herds of goats, sheep and cattle grazing nearby. All over you could see black women sitting at their front doors doing beadwork, crocheting or preparing meals at open fire hearths. Knowing that the African people measured wealth by the size of their herds of livestock especially cattle, I remember thinking how fortunate they seemed, and how affluent. The rains had been good, and the rolling hills were green and lush.
My first impression as I walked into the front office was "God, how dirty the place is!" The walls seemed as if they had never seen a coat of paint, papers and cool drink cans were scattered all over the floor, and the general dirt testified to the fact that the floor had not been swept for months.
There were three policemen lounging at the back behind a counter that I was reluctant to lean on as it literally shone with encrusted dirt. They were conversing in Xhosa, a language which I understood quite well.
The one mumbled to no one in particular. Getting his arse off the chair he was lounging on he moved over to the other side of the counter and staring at me, lifted his eyebrows in an arrogant gesture of enquiry."I am looking for directions to the Ncora Irrigation scheme." I asked. "Straight up this road and turn right at the fork,' he said. As I left he shouted after me "Next time you come ask questions here, bring some cold drinks!"
What a slovenly bunch they were, I hope this won't be an introduction to the modern Republic of the Transkei. But it was. As I progressed, the picture became more dismal. The countryside was covered in deep erosion ditches, here and there they had tried to fill them by pulling old motorcar wrecks into them piled one on top of the other. Rusting motor wrecks dotted the whole countryside. "I hope theses were not the result of the bad driving of the local population," I mused, "where do they get so many cars to wreck?" Later I found out that the Transkei was the haven for most of the car thieves on the Witwatersrand and Johannesburg.
Soon I came around a bend, and there were the gates to the scheme, with the admin buildings right ahead, I entered and was shown into the Project Managers office. His name was Dick Clapp, and immediately I felt that I would have a lot in common with this big amiable character. I was shown to a house, and settled down with just a bed and a set of curtains. My wife was still up country, and would only join me after the end of the school year. I had five months to go before I could go back to the Transvaal to fetch her.
Don't ever buy a pig...
The following morning I was introduced to the Project engineer whose position I was to take over and who would be leaving within a month to take a new post in Tanzania. The first thing we did was to do a familiarization tour of the scheme and its environment. Driving with him in his light truck, he gave me some tips about the do's and don'ts of life at Ncora. "You can buy an ox for slaughter from the locals, or even a sheep, but don't under any circumstances buy a pig." I had noticed the free ranging black pigs around the countryside. "Why not?" Was my surprised question.
"Well, how many toilets do you see at the houses?" He asked. "These pigs are there for the sole purpose of mobile toilet cleaners."
I was very skeptical about that one, till one Saturday morning early when I left for East London. I had just skirted the edge of the village situated just past our front gate, when as I drove over the bridge spanning the irrigation trench, there was a woman with her skirts hiked over her shoulders relieving herself in the ditch, and a black pig standing behind her intently watching her progress so that he could go in and clean up.
I could not believe my eyes. No wonder the senior staff at Ncora had told me that it was not a very healthy place to stay. So it proved to be with us, as not long after we arrived my wife developed a stomach complaint that took years to clear up and which had the doctors baffled.
Another thing that surprised me was that every trading store that one walked into had a long L- shaped counter running the length of two walls, with all the merchandise displayed behind it on shelves fixed to the wall.
From the top of the counter to the ceiling all along the length was a diamond mesh fence with small pigeon holes cut in from where the assistants served the customers. "Why have you put up all this wire?" I asked Mr. Wood the proprietor of the store nearest to us, "If we did not put that up," he said, "they would leap over the counter and steal us blind."
I shook my head, in disbelief, and after the assistant had served me he moved the goods over to the till which was behind a bullet proofed glass cage and after payment I could take the goods from a door set next to the cage and exit the store. Wait! There at the door was a security guard, checking that what was purchased was properly paid for...
The national flower: plastic bags...
During August a westerly wind blows across the territory, and then the national flower appears. Most of the trees have long thorns growing on them, and on these as well as on the barbs on the barbed wire fences, the plastic shopping packets cling and flutter in the wind. The piles of garbage at every bus stop and main intersection is remarkable, plastic milk, beer and cool drink bottles, together with discarded take away punnets and broken spirit bottles lie in heaps almost to shoulder height. And to offset the scene are the ever present motor car bodies in row upon row.
The scheme was a jewel of a place with vegetables, asparagus and fruit growing. Acres of cabbages were planted for the market, and flourished. Two thousand of the best Holstein Fresian cows were milked daily in three rotary milking parlors. And the well equipped mechanical infrastructure was at the service of the local community.
All was not as it seemed, the agitators were busy in the guise of the trade union F.A.W.U. The most rabid anti white crowd you ever saw.
They were pleased to wreck the scheme and make it unworkable, just because whites were at the helm, and were happy to see millions in equipment going to the dogs in the name of black enterprise.
Remembering that since 1963 the Transkei had not experienced Apartheid. After all it was self governing. So why all that waste and confrontation if it was not purely because the blacks hated white skins, and would oppose all their efforts of assistance? Sitting in on the negotiating committee with the shop stewards I can with total confidence say that all the proposals the whites made were intensely resisted.
- The shop stewards /management meetings were always good for a laugh. The union and all the political agitators would demand meetings at the slightest pretexts, and they did not even need a good reason to demand one.
- Of course the demands for pay rises were always in the forefront of their demands, and caused a lot of dangerous situations.
Notwithstanding the fact that the scheme was not producing anything saleable and able to contribute to the gross product, the voluminous staff complement were always pleading poverty and took it upon themselves to demonstrate with the threat of violence towards the white section of management. Falling into their trap, there were always a section of lily livered whites who from their eagerness to appease these howling savages would kowtow to their demands.
One such occasion they called a general strike for more pay right at the critical time a week before Christmas, notwithstanding the fact that they were expecting a hundred percent bonus check. For days they had us in the boardroom and had brought in the workers and other adherents out of the local population, and they were singing their war songs and behaving like the undisciplined rabble that they were.
- They came dancing and waving their mock spears in the form of sticks into the boardroom and shaking their fists literally in our faces. We knew that if they were to attack us there we would be quite helpless, and they would be able to do us grievous bodily harm.
- We were only about nine whites and they numbered at least two hundred. I had a .25 beretta sequestered in my pocket, and swore to myself that if the whole fiasco deteriorated into violence, I would not stand still and be beaten but would take quite a few with me, the chief shop steward and union organizer first.
Eventually they broke for caucus, and I slipped down for lunch. About an hour later the assistant project manager, one of the lily livers, phoned me and said I was to come up to the meeting.
I refused, and said that it had deteriorated into chaos and they had nothing to contribute of any constructive nature, and I was not prepared to be derided by a bunch of uncivilized cretins who knew that all pay matters were out of our control and subject to sanction by Holomisa's government, and if they had anymore to say then they could take it directly to him.
- After keeping all the white staff in the boardroom for the whole night and denying them sleep, they took their demands to Holomisa. He granted them an increase of about twenty percent. But we had the last laugh as without them being aware of it, we got the same pay rise.
Rapist released from jail: victims drowned in water canal...
Discipline and law enforcement were non existent on the scheme. There was a case where a worker was accused of raping two parlor maids, and he was taken into custody by the local police, and slammed into the cells. Some of the workers had seen him do it on both occasions, but they let him out on bail. Soon after his release the two girls ended up drowned in the water canal and I was tasked to remove the bodies after they had been in the water for about eight days. Needless to say the canal fed our waterworks supplying potable water to the whole scheme.
The verdict of the court was that one had fallen into the canal, and the other had tried to save her and as both could not swim, they had both drowned. The rapist was let off for the lack of evidence. The perpetrator was back at work bragging about his feat after a week of the case.
R11-million over budget - not one cent of income...
The last year of my stay there, when the expenditure budget was presented, it amounted to in excess of eleven million rands, without a cent of income. All we were doing was to keep a labor force in employment which made no money for the scheme, and worked in confrontation to all white efforts to help them create a viable asset. They sabotaged the dairy herd with their militant actions, and allowed the dairy factory to close down as well as a canning factory for canning of vegetables for export.
When we eventually left the scheme, we were relieved to go, and leave it to the militants to take over.
To date it has fallen apart completely, and there is no significant work for any of the local community. Roofs and window frames have been ripped out of the parlors, and taken into the villages to be used in local housing, and the national herd does not exist any longer, having been sold for slaughter as a result of mastitis.
There are a number of other smaller schemes set up and given to the blacks, equipped with the best machinery and infrastructure, which have ended up in the same anarchy as the Ncora scheme. The whole of the Transkei is a shit hole in which the local population live in abject poverty and filth all of their own making. So be it!
What is disconcerting though is that that territory is the pattern of what the whole of the subcontinent is destined to become. We are doomed to accept their cesspool values, and though it shocks us to see life deteriorate to such lows, eventually you tend to look past the degradation and accept the deplorable conditions as the norm. There is no helping the blacks, and in view of the troubles plaguing the whole African continent, It is my opinion that they will not and cannot be uplifted.
"So leave them to it, let them kill pillage and wreck everything, and go back to their cannibal roots. They don't appreciate help, and are like a rabid dog that will only bite the hand that feeds it. The more is the pity, because a wonderful land is dying under their incompetent and hostile actions." END REPORT BY RUITER DE SWART.