Until this week, “zero day” or Day Zero in South Africa denoted the day when Cape Town, the second largest metropolitan area in the country, would run out of water. That particular day is now projected for November. At that point, all of the rationing in the world will not help the thirsty, hot, and stinky residents of the Cape of Good Hope.
All commentators agree that Cape Town’s troubles are solely due to malfeasance on the part of the South African government. South Africa is one of the most abundant nations on earth, and yet, thanks to the kleptocracy run by the African National Congress (ANC) and former President Jacob Zuma, basic amenities like water have become tainted or otherwise missing. Sounds a lot like Flint, right? Well, Flint and Cape Town have a lot in common.
On February 15th, after years of gross mismanagement, South Africa’s National Assembly ousted the much reviled Zuma. Cyril Ramaphosa, a successful businessman who, because of his earlier part in the negotiations to end Apartheid, was once seen as the natural successor to the sainted Nelson Mandela, has taken up the mantle that Zuma left in the muck. By any stretch of the imagination, the new president has his work cut out for him.
However, Ramaphosa, whom the international press have been quick to lionize as an upstanding moderate who can control the excesses that have plagued the “Rainbow Nation” since 1994, moved immediately to enact a controversial piece of legislation.
On Tuesday, Section 25 of the South African Constitution passed in the National Assembly. This amendment would allow the government to seize private property without compensation. No matter the country, such a move is arbitrary, disgusting, and should be fought tooth and nail. In South Africa, the issue is especially dangerous because Section 25 essentially gives the black South African majority the “right” to take land away from white farmers. Such a move is not without precedent. In Zimbabwe, which was once the white-ruled nation of Rhodesia, the state began seizing white and black farmlands in 2000. This move caused at least 804 farmers (a vast majority of whom were white) to flee to either nearby Zambia or out of Africa entirely. This “land reform” helped the “breadbasket of Africa” to become a nation of starvation. Life expectancy dropped all the way down to fifty-nine, while, by 2007 and 2008, a loaf of bread in Zimbabwe cost one trillion dollars.
South Africa seems poised to make the same mistake as Zimbabwe. The only thing left to do at this point is to have Section 25 ratified by the Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee. Ramaphosa has tried to play the color-blind liberal throughout the whole ordeal, saying that “just choices” have to “serve to unite the nation.” Ramaphosa has also warned against hot heads, arguing that “There is no reason for anyone of us to panic and start beating war drums. Farming activities must continue as normal, and investments in land and farming must continue”.
Do not let such gentle words fool you; in his first address as president, Ramaphosa said that his government would tackle the disparity between white and black test scores, levels of employment, financial success, and land ownership. The president made it clear that racism, not inherent differences between whites and blacks in terms of culture, time management, and family stability, was to blame for these differences.
Ramaphosa’s position on land seizure is doubly dangerous because it has received support from the Economic Freedom Fighters, or EFF. Led by the shrinking Julius Malema, the EFF is a staunchly anti-white, anti-Asian party. It is basically what a “woke” political revolution would look like in a Western nation with a new white minority. Unlike Ramaphosa and the more mainstream ANC, the EFF and its supporters are willing to openly declare that Section 25 is all about racial revenge. On Twitter, the EFF has already shown that once they’ve dealt with whites, South Africa’s Indian and East Asian populations are next.
“Chinese are like Indians. They think they’re close to whiteness. When they practice racism they become worse than whites. There are even Blacks who mimic whiteness. All of this needs to be confronted,” said Malema to the adoration of many retweets.
This is what a pan-Africanist future looks like: never-ending racial grievance layered on top of a suffering population that has been brainwashed to see everything non-black as vile. Even the milquetoast Alt-Lite has used their sizable power in the alternative media to draw attention to the ongoing racial holocaust in South Africa, with personalities like Lauren Southern and Katie Hopkins journeying to South Africa in order to expose what is really happening. Needless to say, it is far from pretty.
All of this terror and all of this horror is, of course, predicated on lies. Maybe over three hundred thousand white families have been brutalized, raped, tortured, and murdered since 1994 in farm attacks based on government-sponsored lies. The biggest of these lies is that white South Africans stole land from Bantu-speaking blacks. This is simply not true.
The truth is that when the first Dutch people landed on the Cape of Good Hope, the only natives to South Africa were the Khoikhoi people, more often known as “Bushmen.” The Zulu and other Bantu tribes did not start migrating to eastern South Africa until the 19th century. By that point, white South Africans, commonly called “Boers,” had been farming the land for over two hundred years.
There are other inconvenient facts associated with South Africa as well. For instance, for all of the hatred lobbed at the Apartheid regime, it kept its black citizens safer than the post-1994 government.More black South Africans kill each other every year than the total of black South Africans killed by the Apartheid state. Also, prior to the ascendancy of the sanitized terrorist and avowed Communist Mandela, South Africa was one of the richest countries in Africa with a thriving medical industry and nuclear weapons. Under those evil whites the black South African population tripled.
The sad saga of white South Africa should be a wake-up call to all European settler nations. White South Africans, with their mixed heritage of Dutch, Huguenot French, German, Portuguese, English, and Greek heritage, bear far more similarities with the whites of the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Every one of these countries are currently experiencing the rise of anti-white vitriol, including popular celebrations of declining white birth rates. South African Boers are facing much worse, and indeed their plight shows us what could happen in the event of white minority status.
South Africa belongs to the West. Boers and the British Empire built that country and everything that is good about it. South Africa is worth fighting for. South Africa is worth saving, both for the people of South Africa and for the health of our souls.