Streaming issues? Report here
Temp 702 logo 1000 x 1000 2020 Temp 702 logo 1000 x 1000 2020
Best of 702
00:00 - 04:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
See full line-up
Best of 702
00:00 - 04:00
Home
arrow_forward
Local

Afrikaner academics declare apartheid crime against humanity, favour restitution

24 February 2020 1:44 PM
Tags:
APARTHEID
declaration

Business Day reports that the group calling itself Concerned South Africans released a declaration on Sunday.

Ten Afrikaner academics have apologised for apartheid and have acknowledged it was a crime against humanity.

Business Day reports that the group calling itself 'Concerned South Africans' released a declaration on Sunday.

This follows FW De Klerk's denial which he later withdrew.

Clement Manyathela spoke to Thabo Mbeki Foundation trustee Willie Esterhuyse to explain the motive behind the declaration and why he chose to sign it.

Since the 70s, I was very much from a moral point of view, not just concerned about the effect of apartheid on individuals but also of the whole system. So the reason fro my being involved in this project comes from two or three decades ago.

Willie Esterhuyse, Trustee - Thabo Mbeki Foundation

I am very much in favour of restitution and I think this is one of the failures of the TRC .

Willie Esterhuyse, Trustee - Thabo Mbeki Foundation

White South Africans, including Afrikaans- and English-speaking have to do much more than just say apartheid is gone.

Willie Esterhuyse, Trustee - Thabo Mbeki Foundation

Click on the link below to hear more....




24 February 2020 1:44 PM
Tags:
APARTHEID
declaration

More from Local

Hospital catch-22: We can't buy the machines unless we can employ radiographers!

5 May 2021 8:23 PM

Hospital groups aren't allowed to employ radiographers. Life Healthcare is fighting to have this changed, for important reasons.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

'We don't want fewer people paying more taxes, but more people paying less tax'

5 May 2021 6:51 PM

The special Sars unit focusing on SA's super-wealthy is in business. The Money Show interviews Commissioner Edward Kieswetter.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Why did Treasury bail out Mango Airline? - Expert

5 May 2021 5:34 PM

SA Flyer Magazine publisher Guy Leitch says SAA Technical has a complex problem that involves scarce skills worth being held down.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Third-wave risk rising in parts of Gauteng

5 May 2021 4:46 PM

Easter Weekend and people becoming more relaxed in terms of not following the COVID-19 health protocols cited as causes.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ANC serves Ace Magashule with suspension letter

5 May 2021 4:00 PM

Eyewitness News can reveal the embattled ANC secretary general has received communication signed off by his deputy Jessie Duarte informing him of his suspension.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Liberty heeds Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital's call for help

5 May 2021 2:25 PM

Charlotte Maxeke Academic HospitalPR manager Lungiswa Mvumvu says they will welcome any kind of support from the community.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

AFU finally recovers millions stolen by Bobroff Attorneys from RAF victims

5 May 2021 2:19 PM

NPA spokesperson Sipho Ngwema says Israeli authorities helped because there was a warrant of arrest that was issued by Interpol.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Geoff Makhubo: We want an error-free billing system in City of Joburg

5 May 2021 1:34 PM

City of Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo answers questions from callers on his plans for the city.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

The phrase 'Zulu Nation' implies they are separate from South Africa - Caller

5 May 2021 11:09 AM

But others say that different traditions in South Africa represent different nations and that calling people tribes is derogatory.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

South Africa records 1,189 new Covid-19 cases

5 May 2021 7:02 AM

The Health Department says 339,655 healthcare workers have been vaccinated to date.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward