AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Bok van Blerk

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Monday, May 10th, 2010

Bok van Blerk’s Darkest Africa

You’d be forgiven if you thought the images below came from a B-grade Hollywood, straight-to-DVD action flick. Complete with the familiar racist tropes of starving, diseased children in a war-torn African country being saved by a blonde heroine.  But this is the latest installment in Afrikaner schmaltz peddled by Bok van Blerk, who a few

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

The Radio Kalahari Orkes

Let’s talk about the video for the song, “Staan My By” by Die Radio Kalahari Orkes, a South African band that count among its members the controversial author Rian Malan and the actor Ian Roberts (his credits...