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This party takes us back to apartheid because it is based on certain people who speak Sepedi or Sesotho. What about the languages like Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Seswati and isiZulu? You must think of a neutral name. Change it. There’s too much tribalism.
No. The chiefs must first mobilise for their role to be recognised and respected by their communities and the present regime.
In Mondli Makhanya’s article “Is the Zulu king OK?”, AfriForum is unfairly branded as “racist”. With this unfounded statement, Makhanya follows in the footsteps of a small group of commentators with extraordinary access to media platforms who try very hard to hang false labels around AfriForum’s neck. They deliberately create misrepresentations of our viewpoints and ignore the work that we do in many areas and to the benefit of all communities.
Fortunately, most of those trying to discredit us go so overboard in their misrepresentations that the normal man or woman on the street can easily see that these attacks are unworthy of credence. What is unfortunately true, however, is that there are still people who do not know what AfriForum is and what the organisation stands for.
AfriForum’s policy principles are contained in the organisation’s civil rights charter. Those who go to the trouble of reading the charter will realise that AfriForum is a mainstream civil rights organisation that – without apologising for it – intervenes in cases that are important to many Afrikaners, Afrikaans-speaking people and minorities in general, but also intervenes in numerous cases of justice for communities from various cultural groups on the basis of mutual respect and recognition, and without hesitation. These include support in cases, such as that of the Nkungumathe community in Nkandla in their fight for a school; Dr Maserumule’s fight against land occupiers; the Dube family’s search for justice in the case against Duduzane Zuma; Gabriella Engels in her case against Grace Mugabe; and more.
Our local structures launch safety initiatives and clean-up projects, test water and repair potholes, apart from many other actions to the benefit of everyone. The charter can be read at https:// www.afriforum.co.za/wp-content/uploads/ Charter.pdf