Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Racial tensions on the rise: SAIRR

Why are racial tensions emerging? The Skielik shootings and the ongoing unrest at the Free State university demonstrate a growing unhappiness amongst white South Africans. Eskom's woes have reinforced - even if not necessarily for logical reasons - the perception that white South Africans are loosing their footing in the country they call home. The changes to the Springboks did not go unnoticed by large proportions of the white South African community. The same applies to cricket. The government and even administrative bodies underestimate the negative impact of 'forced transformation' particularly in this area.

For background, go here.
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